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First Access Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel + St. Peter's Basilica Access

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Gain first access to the Vatican Museums and skip the lines. Immerse yourself in the wonders within these walls in a more intimate setting. Your experience will be elevated by an expert Vatican guide and an exclusive small group of 10 or fewer.This is no ordinary Vatican tour. Your itinerary is meticulously designed to unravel the stories, history, legends, and even secrets behind the Museum's most treasured works. Guided by an expert English-speaking Vatican guide, you'll fully appreciate the marvels the Vatican Museums offer. Cap off your visit with a special entrance to the Sistine Chapel, where your guide will prepare you to admire Michelangelo's greatest masterpiece.Your insider guide will optimize your visit on the day of your tour ensuring you witness the Vatican Museum's most important highlights.Ideal for first-timers to the Vatican, this tour covers the Vatican Museums; Sistine Chapel, including, but not limited to, the Pinecone Courtyard, Belvedere Courtyard, Room of the Muses, the Round Room, Greek Cross Room, Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of the Tapestries, and the Gallery of the Maps.At the conclusion of your tour, you will enjoy skip-the-line access to St. Peter's Basilica, excluding Wednesdays and special events.

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“It's worth it to wake up early and take advantage of the first access of the day into the Vatican - you are always a few steps ahead of the daytime crowds.”

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Our COO, leader of the pack! Cosimo boasts over a decade of events and tours expertise. Spearheading EcoArt Travel's operations, he embeds a people-centric approach into our tours, guiding our team of 15+ to consistently earn five-star reviews.

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Luigi, the CEO and founder of EcoArt, is a driving force in Italian tourism. With his deep local connections, Luigi has dedicated his career to sustaining initiatives that reimagine travel experiences,


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Eddy is an archaeologist and speleologist, always passionate about paleontology and prehistoric civilizations. He loves art, traveling to mysterious destinations and above all everything about the 80s!



Gina has lived in Rome for nearly half of her life. She speaks English, Italian, Russian, and Portuguese. She has a passion for history and the stories of people. Rome is not only eternal but also infinite.



Stefano has worked in tourism since 1997, first as a Tour Leader, then as a City Guide for 12 years. He studied Tourism in high school and Languages and Literature at the University of Rome. He enjoys meeting people, traveling, and making connections.


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Since 2015, Riccardo has been guiding tours at the Vatican Museums. He finds joy in photography, cinema, traveling, and martial arts. His favorite author is Haruki Murakami.


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Sarah is an art historian and tour guide based in Rome. She sees her role as a mission to immerse people in the profound beauty and stories of Rome. It's not just a tour she offers, but an unforgettable experience of the city!



Lindy pursued her studies in Museology and Cultural Heritage in the Netherlands before relocating to Rome. With over 10 years of dedicated guiding experience, she possesses extensive knowledge of Rome and the Vatican Museums, navigating both expertly.



Oscar is an expert storyteller unraveling the layers of Rome's ancient past and modern charm.


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Rosalba is a friendly guide sharing insider tips and captivating tales of Rome's timeless beauty.

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Maria Laura loves challenges and winning. Passionate about art, history, and fashion, her bedside table essentials include an archaeology manual, a novel, and Vogue.


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Hi! My name is Ilaria and I have been a tour guide since 2009. My job is my biggest passion and I am an incurable enthusiastic about Rome and is treaseures.


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Friendly guide sharing insider tips and captivating tales of Rome's timeless beauty.


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I'm Polina, a passionate guide from Rome. Every day during my tours as a historian and archeologist I strive to bring the past to life uncovering curious facts about this city where every cobblestone has a story waiting to be told!


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Professional tour guide delivering memorable experiences amidst Rome's historical grandeur.


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A passionate and enthusiastic tour guide with a sparkling touch. I like to lead a relaxing, informative and fun tour. I enjoy sharing my passion with people from other cultures and making sure you discover the best of Rome in order to bring back home me


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Ciao a Tutti sono nata e cresciuta a Roma, amo l'arte e le persone, mi sono laureata è ho fatto del mio lavoro la mia passione.



Knowledgeable Rome tour guide blending history, art, and local insights for an immersive experience.


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Hi everybody! My name is Adriano and I am a tour guide. I have been working in the world of tourism since 2006. I love to take people through the wonders of the Eternal City.

The difference our guides make



23 Apr, 2024


Our tour guide Ella was fantastic Her enthusiasm and knowledge MADE this tour what it was an everlasting wonderful experience



23 Apr, 2024

Skip the line Vatican Tour

Monica was a gracious and knowledgeable guide A group of 10 she made sure we were all engaged The 2 12 hours went by too fast Every room she shared details and showed displays that mattered Of course to see everything would take many more hours but we didnt feel slighted Well worth it

Matthew G


23 Apr, 2024

Great tour and highly recommend

Amazing tour Our guide Ricardo was very knowledgeable and did a great job The regular line looked like it would take hours Definitely worth booking this tour

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