Vatican Privilege Private Tour: Breakfast in the Vatican Museums

This skip-the-line Privilege Vatican Museum Private Tour, will take you on a four hour journey from 07:15am to 11:15am - two of which will be without crowds or hustle - to just absorb the atmosphere of perhaps the greatest museum in the world! You will see sights like the masterpieces of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel, of Raphael in his Papal Rooms, and of the greatest Greek classical sculptors - the creators of the Apollo Belvedere, to the Laocoon, the most exquisite Roman sarcophagus, jewelry, tapestry, and maps.

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  • What's included :
    • Breakfast - American Buffet Breakfast
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

      This privileged tour starts at 07:15am when you will meet your guide outside the Vatican Museums at a time when silence outside the Museums and the sun rises above Michelangelo’s Dome.

      You skip the queues and skip the crowds that normally encircle the Vatican walls. As you enter the Bronze Doors of the Museum, you know that a delicious American style Breakfast has been prepared to be enjoyed in the suggestive Cortile della Pigna, outside in good whether or in the indoors wide spaces where a table will be booked for you.

      Duration: 1 hour

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

      Your historian guide specialised in the History of the Vatican and its famous rooms where Michelangelo and Raphael reign supreme, suggests that before breakfast you go straight to the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s masterpiece. Here only a few people may share with you the amazing Nudes in the Ceiling and the Universal Judgement, while on the surrounding walls the superb 15C frescoes of Botticelli, Perugino, Pinturicchio, Ghirlandaio etc, which preceded Michelangelo’s works, will be only a few steps in front of you.

      Duration: 1 hour

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

      At this point you will have deserved your delicious American Buffet offering the gourmet’s breakfast. Your guide will then be able to explain at leisure some of the reasons why these paintings have been the most exquisite expressions of High Renaissance Art.

      After breakfast you will enter the superb spaces of the Vatican Palace where the Popes Collections of Antique Sculptures, Tapestries, Porcelain, Maps and other items are displayed in simpathy with the spaces around them. Raphael created the amazing Pope Julius II Rooms - a marvel to the eye. By this time however the crowds will have caught up with you, and only the ability of your guide will save you from the overcrowded parts of the visit.

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

      This visit lasts four hours, for the guide will finish in St Peter’s Cathedral and Square, where the experience of a lifetime will have enhanced your spirit.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City
      Departure Time :
      7:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • 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.


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    Organised by ARTSTUR Ltd

    Activity ID: V-3207P35

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