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Semi-Private: VIP Breakfast at the Vatican with Tour of the Museums & Sistine Chapel

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

  • Duration

    3 hours 

  • Start time

    7:30am. Please arrive by 7:15am latest

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to the the bottom of the wide steps across the street from the entrance of the Vatican Museums. The steps are located between Caffè Vaticano and Hotel Alimandi Vaticano, on the corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Tunisi. 

    Arriving by metro or tram: The closest metro stop is on line A (red line): Ottaviano - Musei Vaticani.

  • Ending Point

    Sistine Chapel

Key Highlights

  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Enjoy a exclusive breakfast at the Vatican Museums even before the cleaners arrive!
  • Save time with No Wait Access to the Vatican Museums 1 hour and 30 minutes before other groups
  • Have a closer look at the Raphael Rooms and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel than others
  • Wander the galleries before the crowds with an English-speaking art historian as your guide
  • With group of 10 or lesser people, you can have a relaxing experience with this semi-private tour


What could be more memorable than breakfast at the Vatican? 

This delightful tour, the first of its type, gives you the chance to enter the Vatican Museums before they open and enjoy an exclusive courtyard breakfast at the Pinecone Courtyard! After the meal you’ll tour the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel in small groups of only 10 people or less for a truly personalised experience!

Your guide will lead you through the quiet corridors of the Vatican Museums to the main outdoor courtyard of the Vatican Palace. Here you’ll enjoy a leisurely meal of traditional Italian fare as well as an American buffet complete with our own pancake chef!

After breakfast you’ll split into groups of 10 people or less and your expert, English-speaking guide will lead you on an exploration of the best works in the Vatican Museums. It will still be early and the galleries will be quieter than later in the day. This gives you space to enjoy some of the finest pieces of Renaissance art in existence – Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling and his ‘Last Judgement’, as well as Raphael’s glorious frescoes. The Vatican Museums house one of the most important art collections in the world, ranging from Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian antiquities to late Renaissance. Not to mention, you’ll also see stunning classical statues like the famous Laocoon, which inspired the Renaissance artists.

About the Supplier: City Wonders are leaders in Italy tours and experiences. Their tours are insightful and entertaining with expert guides taking you around the city’s known as well as offbeat attractions. 


  • Breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard
  • Early entrance to the Vatican Museums
  • Guided tour of the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Headsets


  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet, you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

Because of the attraction's popularity, large numbers of people visit each day. For any last minute changes, time changes or other updates please visit the attraction website.

Security Measures:

There will be airport-style security checks. All visitors and their small-medium sized bags will be screened. Liquids, large bags, or sharp items are not allowed and must be left in cloakroom.
Please carry your valid ID/passport. Failure to do may result in denied entry. Pacemakers should carry their certification as well.

Wheelchair Accessibility:
Those with a disability and their attendant / companion go free with a disability certificate that you must present at the museum's Special Permit or Reception Desk.

Dress Code:
Both men and women MUST have knees and shoulders covered. Failure to comply may result in denied entry.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They are a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    Wonderful Tour Guide and Good food too!
    07/06/2014 Jocelyn Stelson, United States

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