Early Visit to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, & St. Peter’s Basilica
Start your day bright and early to get the best of the Vatican, Sistine chapel and Saint Peters.
Vatican City is a world-famous attraction, so it can get heavily crowded, especially in high travel season. Avoid rubbing shoulders (and throwing elbows) with the masses and enjoy a well-paced tour with a knowledgeable guide to get an exclusive experience one hour before the museum opens to the public.
Take your time being awestruck while learning about the art and political history of grand tapestries, statues, paintings, maps, delectable tile work flooring, and amazing frescoes that adorn the ceilings of each corridor.
Then, make your way to the Sistine Chapel where you will witness Michelangelo’s famous masterpiece on the ceiling of chapel with your own eyes.
St. Peter’s Basilica
As if that wasn’t enough, you will then skip the line to enter St. Peter’s Basilica and be swept away by the beauty of the architecture and the original art it holds (Michelangelo’s Pieta, among others) and learn about the church’s secrets and stories.
You’ll never be happier you didn’t sleep in.