- Enter the Vatican an hour before it opens to the public to get ahead of the crowds.
- Relax with a buffet breakfast in a serene courtyard to fuel up for a morning of discovery on your Vatican tour.
- Visit the Sistine Chapel before it gets busy and take in Michelangelo’s frescoes in relative peace.
- Marvel at the art and architecture housed in St. Peter's Basilica with fascinating insights from your guide.
Make it a perfect day
Waking up early for our Pristine Sistine tour means not only getting to experience the Vatican Museums without the typical crowds, but you’ll also have the entire day to explore Rome after. Here’s our one-day itinerary for visiting the Eternal City.