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Vatican Museums' Early Entrance with Breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Monday, Thursday & Saturday

  • Duration

    2-3 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Caffè Vaticano, viale Vaticano 100, opposite the entrance to the Vatican Museums.

    Please reach the meeting point on your own, at least 10/15 minutes before the tour departure. Once there, look for our staff wearing our pink logo I love Rome (Metro A-Line, Ottaviano stop).

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the Vatican Museums.

Key Highlights

  • Explore the Vatican Museums first thing in the morning, before it opens to the general public
  • Enjoy an American-style breakfast in the beautiful Pinecone Courtyard
  • Enjoy informative commentary by your Vatican English-speaking guide
  • Avoid the long queues and jostling crowds with exclusive and priority entrance
  • Visit the Raphael Rooms, the School of Athens, and the Upper Galleries
  • Feel like a VIP as you explore the museums in a semi-private group of maximum 10 people
  • Visit the Sistine Chapel, one hour before the official opening time
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


Enjoy an early morning tour of the Vatican Museums with breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard. Explore the Sistine Chapel like a VIP in a semi-private group of maximum 10 people!

Explore the Vatican Museums before it opens to the public with our exclusive and priority early entrance and admire the Sistine Chapel at its best, without the jostling crowds. This is the ideal time to visit with no long queues and crowded spaces, an experience which allows you to wander around and browse art in complete peace.

With our reserved early access to the Sistine Chapel, one hour before the official opening time, you’ll have the chance to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece with few other very lucky people.

See the powerful frescoes of the Last Judgment, or the chapel’s ceiling with a Vatican English-speaking guide in tow. You will be visiting the must-see attractions and areas, such as the Raphael Rooms, the School of Athens, but also the Upper Galleries (Candelabras, Geographical Maps, and Tapestries).

Enjoy an American-stye breakfast in the beautiful Pinecone Courtyard in an ambience the popes have been enjoying for centuries.

Are you looking forward to exploring the Sistine Chapel in an intimate and awesome atmosphere? Then you simply cannot miss this tour when in Rome!


  • Guided tour of The Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums
  • Breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets before opening time
  • Vatican Museums expert guide


  • Gratuities
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Show your voucher to our local operator staff wearing pink garments with the brand I Love Rome.

Please arrive at the meeting point by 7:15am. Late arrivals will not be accommodated.

Please note that this tour is accessible to travelers with Covid 19 Green Pass. Equivalent certification are also accepted, provided that the vaccination received is listed among EMA's approved vaccines.

Please note that FFp2 masks are the only ones accepted and must be worn at all times, both outdoor and indoor.

Please note that this tour visits religious sites, and there is a dress code to be observed. Please dressed appropriately: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, and no hats are allowed.

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