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Vatican early-entrance tour with Spanish guide: Sistine Chapel and St Peter's

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Availability: Monday, Thursday, Saturday
Duration: 3 hours, 15 minutes
Language: English, Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enter the Vatican museums 30 mins before the general public
  • Skip the lines at St Peter's Basilica to save more time
  • Enjoy a small group of max 15 people and a Spanish-only guide
  • See the Raphael rooms, the Sistine Chapel and the galleries
What to expect

This is the earliest entrance of any Vatican museums tour in Spanish. At 8.00am, you’ll see the art without the crowds and benefit from the insights of an expert. Highlights include:

  • The Raphael rooms
  • The Apollo Belvedere, Belvedere courtyard and Laocoön
  • Gallery of the Tapestries
  • Gallery of the Maps
  • Gallery of the Candelabras
  • 20-30 minutes in the Sistine Chapel
  • St Peter’s Basilica
  • Michelangelo’s Pietá
  • Bernini’s Baldachin
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What's included
  • Skip-the line ticket to the Vatican museums (30 minutes before the general public)
  • Skip-the-line ticket to St Peter's Basilica
  • Expert Spanish-speaking guide
  • Small group of max 15 people
  • Headsets
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Reduced price
  • Infants (ages 0-3) free (no reservation required)
  • Children (ages 4-12)

Via del Governatorato, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

Meeting point:
  • Meet at: The green bar (called l'Ottagono) in Piazza del Risorgimento – the only bar/cafè on the square
  • The bar is on the side of the square towards via Crescensio – close to tram stop 19
  • The closest Metro/Underground stop is Ottaviano
What to remember
  • No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.
  • Particular galleries of the Vatican museums may sometimes be closed without prior notice and pieces removed for restoration or loan. In the case of a gallery being closed, your guide will take you to another section of the museums instead.
  • St Peter's Basilica is occasionally closed for services. If this happens, your guide will still give you an introduction to the church in case you’d like to visit later. We are unable to provide refunds or discounts.
  • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit. This is particularly important for guests who have qualified for child reduction.
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  • Until 28 February 2019: 8:00am (meet strictly at 7:45am)
  • From 01 March 2019: 7:45am (meet strictly at 7:30am)
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins.
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