An health pass (complete vaccination or negative COVID-19 test) and an FFP2 mask are now mandatory to participate in tours and activity in Italy.

Semi-private morning tour of the Vatican

3 reviews


  • Admire the marvels of the Vatican

  • Entry to the Vatican before the official opening times

Essential info*

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 3hrs

  • English
  • German

Starting time 8:00 AM

Departure point/location

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Take advantage of this tour to admire the marvels of the Holy See in complete tranquility.

By starting your tour in the morning, you will be able to access the Vatican museums before they are open to the public (tickets purchased on location). Your guide will then show you the most impressive works of the different museum galleries.

In addition to the museums, you can also admire:

  • The Sistine Chapel
  • Saint Peter's Square
  • Saint Peter's Basilica

This walking tour, in a small group, allows you to discover some of the lesser-known sites of the Vatican, and to learn many secrets and trivia of the Holy See.

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday to Saturday (excluding exceptional cases)
  • Departure point: via Vespasiano 46B (8 via Germanico for the tour in English)
  • In order to respect the culture of the places visited, you are asked not to wear flip flops, shorts, skirts above the knee and sleeveless tops
  • This tour is not accessible to persons with reduced mobility
  • Entry to the Vatican is payable on site (Adults: €24; Children 6-18 years: €16; Children - 6 years: Free)


  • Important : The Saint Peter basilica is closed due to sanitary measures, starting march 3rd 2021 and until further notice
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • A semi-private tour of the Vatican before it is open to the public
  • The services of an expert guide

Not included

  • The skip-the-line tickets to the Vatican museums (purchased on location)
  • Hotel pick-up/ drop-off
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

3 reviews
    Apr 6, 2022
  • C’était parfait guide extra
    chantal P.
    Dec 20, 2021
  • A conseiller, pas trop de monde et surtout des infos très intéressantes.
    Raphael T.
    Aug 10, 2014

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