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Early entrance Vatican small group

museum visit

Early entrance Vatican small group

196 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 26 people
Includes
Tickets, Equipment
Hosted in
English, French, Spanish
museum visit

Early entrance Vatican small group

museum visit

Early entrance Vatican small group

196 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 26 people
Includes
Tickets, Equipment
Hosted in
English, French, Spanish

What you'll do

Beat the crowd with this early entrance tour. Discover, in a SMALL GROUP OF MAX. 13, people lead by a qualified tour guide, the wonders of the most unique museum in the world, where Art and History meet. With our exclusive tickets, we'll get into the museums 1 hour before the opening time and we'll have access to the Cabinet of Masks, normally closed to the public. You will learn what brought Michelangelo to the artistic revolution of the Sistine Chapel with a complete introduction before entering the museums. During the tour you will visit: - Pinecone courtyard - Pius-Clementine Museum - Cabinet of Masks (exclusive entrance!) - gallery of Candelabras - gallery of Tapestries - Gallery of Maps - Sistine Chapel - St Peter's Basilica

Your host

Learn more about Valentina & Friends

Valentina & Friends

Hi! My name is Valentina. Born and raised in Rome, I'm a true local and a licensed tour guide of Rome. I have a degree in Art History and a true passion for the Eternal City, its myths and legends. With my experienced co-hosts (all licensed tour guides and art historians/archaeologists), we take care of all reservations and we do our best to make your visit memorable. We can also share our recommendations for Rome's best restaurants, cafes, gelato places and hidden gems. Please don't hesitate to contact me for any information or detail needed!

What's included

Tickets
Skip the line tickets included (Early entrance)
Equipment
Headsets (for groups of more than 6 people)

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Where you'll be

We will take you back through the centuries, to the roman origins of the Vatican hill and the persecution of St Peter, up to the artistic revolution with Renaissance and Baroque periods. Through the rooms displaying the most precious works of art collected by the Popes, you will get to the most known masterpiece of Michelangelo: the Sistine Chapel. We will continue with St Peter’s Basilica, the biggest church in the world, center of Christianit

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 26 guests of all ages can attend. Please do not hesitate to write me for any further info, or if: - there's no more availability in a group, I'll try to find a solution! - for private tours (also available in French, Spanish, Portuguese,…

More tips

On Wednesdays and on rare occasions St. Peter's Basilica closes without notice. If this happens, we'll visit another section of the Museums.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Valentina & Friends
Early entrance Vatican small group
196 reviews
From $129/person
196 reviews
From $129/person