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Early Bird Vatican Museums small group tour

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  • 3-hour Early Bird Vatican Museums small-group tour
  • Avoid the crowds with an early morning tour and skip-the-line entrance
  • Marvel over art masterpieces on a guided tour of the Vatican Museums
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Early Bird Vatican Museums small group tour
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Meet your guide at 7:45am at Giuly's cafè and enjoy the experience
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Meet your driver at 7.00am at your accommodation and enjoy the experience!
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Meet your driver at 7.20am at your accommodation and enjoy the experience!
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Overview
The Vatican Museums are among the most visited museums in the world, so it’s no surprise that it can get crowded. This 3-hour early bird tour lets you visit the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica before the crowds arrive, with skip-the-line entrance and a small group of up to 12 people.
What to Expect

The Must See Sites of the Vatican Museums:

Once inside, you will visit the Vatican Museum’s most important sites. Your expert English speaking tour guide will provide plenty of explanations and fun facts as you stroll by the most important pieces of the Vatican collection: from the famous Raphael Rooms to the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Maps, all the way to the Sistine Chapel where you will finally admire Michelangelo’s amazing frescoes.

Skip St. Peter's Basilica’s Long Lines:

From the Sistine Chapel we will go directly into the St. Peter’s Basilica by using a special access and therefore skipping once again the long lines. Our guided tour continues inside the world’s most amazing and decorated church, where you will be amazed by Michelangelo’s famous Pieta. Then, standing in awe under the massive dome and gazing upon Bernini’s celebrated canopy, you will learn about the Basilica’s many secrets and stories.

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Reviews (11)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Alessandro Chiarot as our guide

My wife and I rarely take tours as I prefer to explore things on my own. As the Vatican is rather overwhelming, we took advantage of this through our hotel (Campo di Fiore). Glad we did. Alessandro or Alex was fantastic. He explained everything well...More

Thank Greg561
Denis P, Proprietario at Together In Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Greg, thank you very much for your review. I will forward it to Alex, he will love your kind words. Hoping of seeing you in the next future, Have a great day Ciao

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Great early bird tour with Alex

Great small-group tour (just 5 people!) with no waiting in lines. Alex, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about art, guiding us to all the major sites as well as a few hidden gems, and providing just the right amount of history to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kate B
Denis P, Proprietario at Together In Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear Kate, Thank you! We really appreciate your review, I will forward it to Alex. He will love to read your words! I'm happy you enjoyed our tour, and hope to see you again soon in Rome! Ciao

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Great fun!

I booked this through ArtViva which I've always had great experiences with. Our guide, Alex, was fantastic. He navigated our small group through serious crowds (there's no way to completely avoid the crowds, I'm quite certain) with ease. His knowledge and insight into the art...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amy P
Denis P, Proprietario at Together In Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear Amy, Thank you so much for your review! I'm happy you enjoyed the tour with Alex, he will love to read your kind words. Ciao!

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Gratzi Mille Rachelle ......

We toured the Vatican and the Coliseum with Rachelle and thoroughly enjoyed both tours. She is extremely knowledgeable, personable, and her expertise and wIt are very enjoyable.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Denis P, Proprietario at Together In Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Dear Lisee, Thank you so much! We really appreciate your review and we are happy you enjoyed the tour experience with Rachele! Hope to see you again soon in Rome! Ciao!

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Vatican Museums - from early Renaissance to Baroque

Alex was a very professional, knowledgeable guide. His enthusiasm for the artwork he was guiding us around was evident. The only downside was the sheer volume of people who were also 'avoiding the crowds by coming early'...it was packed! These early morning tours to avoid...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Denis P, Proprietario at Together In Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you so much! For our team is the best way to improve and always offer a better service to our clients and friends. We are really happy you enjoyed the tour experience with Alex! Hope to see you again soon! Ciao

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