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Priority First Early Entrance: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket

From US$65.40
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  • Be one of the first inside the Sistine Chapel
  • Beat the often hours-long lines with early morning, priority entry 
  • Admire Michelangelo's world-famous frescoes in relative tranquility 
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Priority First Early Entrance: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket
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Priority First Early Entrance: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket
From US$65.42
Overview

Beat the crowds at the Sistine Chapel by entering the Vatican Museums complex an hour and 30 minutes before it opens to the public on this early access tour. Avoid the often hours-long lines and admire the Sistine Chapel in relative tranquility. Gaze upwards at Michelangelo's world-famous frescoes without bumping into other tourists. Plus, you'll be able to explore the rest of the Vatican independently once the tour concludes.

What to Expect

Your early morning experience of the Vatican begins outside of the landmark, where you’ll greet your guide and head straight inside a full hour and 30 minutes before it opens to the general public.

As you head to the Sistine Chapel, your guide provides some historical context. You'll then enjoy the space in a crowd-free environment, allowing you to gaze up at Michelangelo's world-famous frescoes without interruption. Admire Michelangelo’s iconic ceiling fresco, The Creation of Adam, and The Last Judgment, in a serene environment.

Once your time in the Sistine Chapel concludes, you’ll be free to continue exploring the Vatican Museum at your leisure. Among the highlights are the Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries and Raphael’s Rooms, plus classical statues, Etruscan artifacts, and plenty of Renaissance paintings.

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Highly Recommended

The only way to see the Sistine Chapel. The Vatican Museum fills up quickly and the Sistine Chapel is at the end. If you want a chance to get in and see it without throngs of people in your way, this is the way to...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 4 days ago
The only way to admire Sistine Chapel

Couldn't recomment enough, we were the first ones in the Sistine Chapel which allowed us to sit and really take it all in, perfect! Later in the day we saw what happened when the "hordes descend" and there;s no way anyone can enjoy the experience...More

2  Thank Maryna H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Couldn’t be better

Guys, I had initial buyers’ regret as there seemed to be many other skip-a-line tours later in the day. However, the crowds surged as the day passed and boy, we were so happy that we took this tour. We are certain that if weren’t for...More

1  Thank Irfan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
First ones in with no crowds

Well you may need to get up early but it is clearly worth it. You wait online and watch the Vatican Museum doors open. We were lucky to be in the first group of 20 people that went in and into the Sistine Chapel with...More

Thank Joycetraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago
THE ONLY WAY TO ENJOY THE SISTINE CHAPEL

NO PHOTOS ALLOWED IN THE SISTINE CHAPEL. We booked this tour (3731SISTINE), for April 3, online prior to departing for Italy. It was one of the top things we did. We had visited last year, over Easter, during the early morning, after general admission, and...More

1  Thank SoCalOregonian
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Morgan W
18 April 2018|
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Response from SoCalOregonian | Reviewed this property |
if you are talking about the Vatican/St Peters no, if you take this tour, you can go directly into St Peters when it opens. You should always carry your passport though in case of accident or a police stop.
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Samarth B
18 April 2018|
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Response from Irfan M | Reviewed this property |
At the stairs opposite to the entrance to the Vatican. You won’t miss it...
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aparker2014
15 April 2018|
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Response from Joycetraveller | Reviewed this property |
It’s on your voucher but it was down the steps from the cafe
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