VIP Vatican experience with early access
Attractions & guided tours

VIP Vatican experience with early access

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Every day except Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Explore the Vatican Museums' precious galleries, sweeping hallways and stunning chapels
  • Access the place before its opening to the general public to enjoy a real VIP experience
  • Discover St. Peter's Basilica, an outstanding example of Renaissance architecture
What to expect

Experience the Vatican as the Pope himself does, by entering before doors open to the public with this VIP Vatican tour!

Begin this Vatican tour at the Museum, a labyrinthine complex featuring over 1000 rooms that cover a jaw-dropping four millennia. Your guide has curated a bespoke route through the museum that packs in all the best bits, without leaving you lost for hours in its maze-like corridors. Your next stop is the world-famous Sistine Chapel, best-known for its sprawling ceiling art painted by Michelangelo in the 1500s. This seminal work is said to have changed the course of Western Art, because of its outstanding beauty and immense scope. The final stop is the spellbinding St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest church in the world as well as a Renaissance masterpiece and the focal point of the Vatican City. Access the Basilica with your skip-the-line ticket, walk its beautiful aisles and admire the treasures it holds.

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What's included
  • Walking tour
  • Expert guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to St. Peter's Basilica
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick up and drop-off service
Reduced price
  • Child (5-17 years old): reduced
  • Infant (0-4 years old): free

Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Rome RM, Italy

Meeting point:

In front of Café Vaticano. Your guide will be waiting for you holding a 'Carpe Diem Rome' sign

What to remember
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour
  • Shoulders and knees must be covered for both men and women to access religious sites. Please dress accordingly
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Every day except Sunday at 8.30am

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Carpe Diem Rome
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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