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Vip Early Morning Vatican Tours

Rated 4.68 out of 5 from 94 reviews.Rome, Italy

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Experience hosted by Ahmad

2.5 hours
Includes drinks, tickets
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

We will meet at the corner of via Leone IV and via Germanico. If you are coming by Metro, the closest stop is Ottaviano, on the A-line, just a couple blocks away. I will take you to visit one of the most important Museums in the world: the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel. We are going to see:
Octagonal Courtyard
Gallery of the Muses
Round Room
Gallery of the Candelabra
Gallery of Maps
Sobieski Room
Raphael Rooms (when possible)
Borgia Apartments
Collection of Modern Religious Art
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel
After this, you will then have privileged access and a tour inside St Peter's Basilica.
We will meet at the corner of via Leone IV and via Germanico. If you are coming by Metro, the closest stop is Ottaviano, on the A-line, just a couple blocks away. I will take you to visit one of the most important Museums in the world: the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel. We are going to see:
Octagonal Courtyard
Gallery of the Muses
Round Room
Gallery of the Candelabra
Gallery of Maps
Sobieski Room
Raph…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    Guests will be offered one cold drink of their choice when meeting your hos...
  • Tickets
    Privileged Entrance/ Tickets
From ₹6,714
/ person

Meet your host, Ahmad

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 94 Reviews
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Hi! I’m Ahmad, a local Tour Guide in Rome. I have lived and worked in the Vatican area for more than 7 years and will offer an exciting experience of the Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica, avoiding the long lines with VIP care and friendliness! See you all on board for this fantastic and unique experience!
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Where you'll be

We are going to see:
Octagonal Courtyard
Gallery of the Muses
Round Room
Gallery of the Candelabra
Gallery of Maps
Sobieski Room
Raphael Rooms (when possible)
Borgia Apartments
Collection of Modern Religious Art
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel
After this, you will then have privileged access and a tour inside St Peter's Basilica.

Rated 4.68 out of 5 from 94 reviews.

Craig
March 2020
This was a great tour. Not many people were there so we got a better experience. Some area's felt a little rushed because there is so much to see.
Kirsty
February 2020
Fantastic tour with a unique experience. Our tour guide Deborah was extremely knowledgeable and passionate with an in depth understanding a d was able to answer any questions. We moved through the tour effortlessly with our guides help and care! Would definitely recommend!!
Fantastic tour with a unique experience. Our tour guide Deborah was extremely knowledgeable and passionate with an in depth understanding a d was able to answer any questions. We…
Travis
February 2020
This tour was great! Our guide was super experienced and made sure we were taken care of. She also had great personal insight and made sure to involve each of us during the tour.
Suzette
February 2020
Well, first this is with a tour company and not Ahmed. Our guide gathered the "black stickers", five of us, and started walking. He moved at a very fast pace and it was difficult to keep up, especially through the crowds. There's nothing "early" about this; every tour operator in town has early access and it was crowded! Our guide maneuvered through the crowds quickly, it took us a bit longer to catch up. He definitely knew where to go and had a lot of knowledge but didn't give us time to take photos. It felt like he had someplace to be. Our headsets stopped working halfway through so communication became more difficult as we raced through the Vatican. He pointed out some amazing opportunities, especially inside St. Peter's Basilica, such as touching the toe of St. Peter and entering the Tabernacle room. He spoke about how special these things are but afforded us no time to actually have the experience. We finished by 11 so only got 2.5 of the 3 hours paid for; we could have slowed down a little! We were never offered the cold drink at the beginning and we could have used it as we were moving at breakneck speeds. Our guide never introduced himself, we had to ask his name. Would I do this again? Probably because of the skip the line access but I would hope for an operator who let us savor all that we were trying to take in.
Well, first this is with a tour company and not Ahmed. Our guide gathered the "black stickers", five of us, and started walking. He moved at a very fast pace and it was difficult…
Nicole
February 2020
Definitely worth the price so you don’t wait in the lines. Must see experience. Gabriel seemed to know his way around the Vatican City very well. Felt very VIP.
Tina
January 2020
Alma was my guide through the Vatican with 9 others on a busy day. She was thorough and concise. Kind and very informative. Thank you alma!

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    Things to know

    Cancellation policy

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

    Guest requirements

    Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

    More tips

    Dress code: inside the Sistine Chapel & Basilica knees and shoulders must be covered.

    What to bring

    Comfy walking shoes