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Exclusive First Entrance to Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

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    What to Expect
    Make your way to the Vatican Museums for 7:30am admission (the museums open to the general public at 9am). Enter the Sistine Chapel through a dedicated door, 15 minutes before other early-access groups arrive. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the early morning, with time to absorb the Sistine Chapel’s masterpiece ceiling and The Last Judgment.

    This priority-access ticket is good for the rest of the day, so continue through the enormous collection on your own schedule. The Vatican Museums comprise one of the world’s largest museums, with 54 galleries overflowing with show-stopping artwork. In addition to the Sistine Chapel, other highlights include paintings by Raphael, Giotto, and Caravaggio, sculptures from the early Christian era, and the dazzling Gallery of Maps.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Caffè Vaticano
    Departure Time
    7:20 AM
    Return Details
    Tour ends at the Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Audio-guide
    • Tour guide
    • Transport
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • There is a dress code to enter the religious sites. Visitors must be dressed appropriately: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts and no hats are allowed.
    • The cloakroom staff will accept visitors’ bags and personal belongings (regardless of their form, material or dimension), with the exception of clothing items, hats, and portable umbrellas.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Early entrance to the Vatican museums, however not the first! Beautiful view of Michelangelo's Sistine chapel pretty much undisturbed, primarily due to the earliness and also time of year. Would of give fives stars, however our tour guide didn't give us a map and these...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Sebastian M
    G L, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line - I Love Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Sebastian, thanks for your 4-star rate, we appreciate your review which is definitely useful for us and the community that supports us. Please note that the product you booked "only" includes an early entrance ticket with no line (a real privilege only possible because...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    An amazing site. Reading about the art before entering helped me enjoy it more. I brought a description with me to remind myself of details. Note for improvement to tour company: have a representative there on time. Many companies use the same meeting site. It...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Violeta F
    Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

    It was an early start, but totally fantastic being the first group into the chapel at 08.30 as soon as it opened. Instructions for meeting our group a bit vague but if you go to the cafe as instructed, other guides tell you where to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Carol B
    Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

    This was a great experience for our family. After checking in, we were led to the entrance of the chapel and museums and were able to go through the rooms without the huge crowds. This was not guided, so you are able to spend as...More

    1  Thank 551kitb
    Reviewed August 15, 2019

    Thats all it was a grouping facility and help through security ticket booth nothing else Its just one of many groups offering the same service

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 2014Guitar1234
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    August 12, 2019|
    Response from Xine14 | Reviewed this property |
    No this ticket does not include a guide. I am sure there are early tickets that have a guide but this is not one of them. I recommend just getting the Rick Steves app and downloading his audio tour. That's what I did... More
    May 19, 2019|
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    Response from Xine14 | Reviewed this property |
    Some people were eating shorts. But you have to have your shoulders covered. No muscle shirt/ wife beater.
    April 27, 2019|
    Response from Xine14 | Reviewed this property |
    No St Peters. That’s a whole separate situation/ line/ tickets
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