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Early Access: Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Tickets with Audio Guide Upgrade

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Key Highlights

  • Visit the Sistine Chapel before the doors open to the public
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Sistine Chapel and explore in a crowd-free atmosphere
  • Visit the Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries and Raphael’s Rooms in the Vatican Museums
  • Relish the flexibility to visit the Vatican Museums anytime during the day
  • Upgrade your tickets to enjoy an unforgettable audio-guided tour of the Museums
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accented!
  • Overview

    Beat the crowds with a visit to the Sistine Chapel like a true VIP with skip-the-line access first thing in the morning! Enjoy priority access to the Sistine Chapel through a special door before other groups gain entry. After the Sistine Chapel, enjoy a visit to the Vatican Museums at your own convenience and admire the invaluable collection of art it houses.

    What’s more? You can even upgrade your tickets for an Audio Guided Tour for a truly unforgettable experience!

    Sistine Chapel Early Access: Visit the Sistine Chapel before it opens to the general public and admire Michelangelo’s frescoes in a crowd-free atmosphere. Every corner of the chapel is decorated; with mosaics on the floor and intricate frescoes on the wall painted by the early Renaissance artists. Feast your eyes by looking at the luminous paintings on the ceiling and behind the altar painted by Michelangelo.

    Vatican Museums Early Access: Spend time exploring one of the world’s greatest collections of art at the Vatican Museums. Visit the famous Rome attraction at your own convenience during the day and admire the artistic and historical treasures by some of the world's greatest artists. Admire the works of Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian and Caravaggio. Vatican Museums has 54 galleries, housing one of the largest art collections in the world. Visit the Raphael Rooms, ancient sculpture galleries and the stunning Hellenistic ‘Laocoon’.

    Audio Guide Tour: Upgrade your tickets to this combo for a mesmerising experience of the historic Museums. Explore this den of Renaissance gems with a comprehensive map of the Vatican Museum, a Multilingual Audio Guided in 10 languages with 400+ comments for all those extra tips, as well as the Art and Faith DVD.

    About The Supplier: Carrani Tours has been welcoming world travellers to Italy since 1925, and is a large, flexible and customer-oriented company.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday


    You're in control! Stay as long as you'd want!

    Start time


    Please arrive at least 15 minutes in advance to collect your tickets

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to the bottom of the wide staircase beside Caffè Vaticano, Viale Vaticano 100.
    This is right opposite to the Vatican Museum entrance.

    Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time to collect your tickets

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Priority admission to Sistine Chapel
    • Vatican Museums admission
    • Multilingual Audio Guide - if option chosen
    • Vatican Map & Art and Faith DVD - if option chosen


    • Hotel transfers
    • Tour guide
  • 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.