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Early Vatican Semi-Private Tour

Enjoy an exclusive semi-private tour of the Vatican with early entrance, you will access 1 hour ahead of the e general opening. You will meet our team and passionate Vatican guide and right after you will be in the priority line ready to fast enter at 8:00 am. We aim to show you the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel before the daily crowd could enter. Our storytelling guide will point out the main art works of the galleries, guide you in the Raphael's Rooms & tells you stories hidden behind the art-works. You will access the Sistine Chapel,discover Michelangelo's talent and find out in his frescoes several characters painted as a response for being criticized. Fast entrance to St Peter's Basilica to see Michelangelo's Pieta. Privileged entrance1 hour ahead of the general public, you will enjoy Vatican City in a much less crowded environment. Touring in a semi private group your experience will be personal & you will be able to interact to your guide. Personal headsets provided.

per adult from

$131

NZD

Duration

3 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Professional guide for 3 hours
    • Guaranteed to skip-the-long lines
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    You will see Vatican Museums upper galleries and the Raphael Rooms. The Raphael Rooms were the apartment of Julius II, you will see the Raphael's famous School of Athens

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

    Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel with the Frescoes painted in the 1500s for the Pope Julius II and Paul III; Michelangelo painted first the ceiling with the Creation of the World and then the wall behind the altar with the Last Judgement.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Fast entry saving 30 minutes walking to the Basilica of St. Peter's where inside there is the "Pieta" by Michelangelo and the art works by Bernini

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • St Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.
    • For booking with kids, kindly bring with you a copy of the ID or passport otherwise the kid tickets cannot be provided and the new ticket should be paid directly on site.
    • Please note: if you arrive late you might lose the entrance.
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by VIVICOS INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SRL

Activity ID: V-21175P3

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