Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Vatican VIP Experience: Exclusive Breakfast at the Vatican with Early Access to Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
This was definitely one of the highlights of my holiday. I enjoyed the Vatican more that Rome itself. The breakfast was excellent and watching the sunrise shining into the courtyard and onto the Vatican was magical.
Had an early start for this trip but well worth it. Great breakfast with eggs, pancakes and even Holy Milk. Great to get into the Vatican before the crowds. Excellent guide.
The breakfast itself was pretty bad - e.g., things that should have been hot were cold. However, the guided tour of the Vatican museums was outstanding. This would not have been possible without the personalized attention of our guide with the small group.
This is a must tour when visiting the Vatican...the Breakfast was delicious and skipping the lines was GREAT!!! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave a great presentation! Thanks.
Nick and Pam
It's an early one but so worth it. Our tour guide kept up interested and entertained the entire time. Lots of history! and Hello!! Vatican in the misty morning fog without the huge crowdsMagical!
The tour guide was friendly and passionate about his job and telling us about the Vatican. The breakfast was delicious and the setting was amazing. Would actually do this same tour again.
A very VIP experience. The ability to access the Vatican before the crowds was priceless.
This tour was definitely worth the money to be able to get to see the Vatican with less people! Makes the experience so much more enjoyable.
Our guide was excellent! The breakfast was just OK. It was raining that day so we ate inside. The real reason we went was the tour not the breakfast so we did not mind. It was well organized and worth it to beat the lines and the crowds.
The private tour and breakfast right in the garden of the Vatican was great. Lots of walking but we were prepared. Our guide was very knowledgeable as she had a PhD in archaeology so she had info most would miss. Because it was a Wednesday the Pope was having the weekly reception so we did not see the Basilica but we had enough with what we did see. I
Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Our guide Nicola was so knowledgeable and very personable. The tour was fantastic... if we had done the Vatican on our own, we would have missed soooo much. So worth the money.
Wonderful! We've been to the Vatican Museum on several occasions both with tour groups and alone and this was our favorite experience. Loved the quiet atmosphere, breakfast in the courtyard, and the room to move around and view the exhibits. Our tour guide was exceptional! Very much worth the price!
We thoroughly recommend this tour. The early morning start was a great way to go. Breakfast in the courtyard followed by the tour minus all the crowds was excellent. Our guide was really knowledgeable and friendly. We really liked the fact that we weren't rushed at all.
This was a great way to see the Vatican without the crowds. If we ever go back(which is very likely) we wouldn't do the Vatican any other way.
Another great viator special. Rachel was exceptional. We used for three tours in Rome and they more than met expectations
This was the highlight of our Rome trip. The tour is even more than described! The breakfast buffet was wonderful: eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, pastries, and more. Our guide, Dorena, was fabulous...an archeologist that really knows her stuff, and made the tour very interesting and fun! The entire experience was about 4 hours, and we were overwhelmed. The early access was true... Very few others were around ... And our breakfast was truly private. Well worth the money!
We had never been to the Vatican before and except for the Sistine Chapel, we really were not crowded for our visit. We enjoyed a stunning early morning view of the dome of St Peter's, and then enjoyed breakfast in a quiet courtyard nearby, still with a view. Our guide Rachel was very knowledgeable and pointed out many interesting aspects of the architecture, maps, tapestries and paintings. The Sistine Chapel was crowded in my opinion, but apparently as you could walk around without being packed in like a sardine it is an improvement over other tours. Unfortunately once you leave to tour St Peter's you are done there, and of course feel like you haven't even scratched the surface. It would be great if you could return to the museum after the tour of St Peter's Basilica. Otherwise a great experience!
Our guide is David, who is a very experienced and having a newborn baby girl ten months old. good for you Besides sharing all details information with us, he could monitor an excellent atmosphere. This VIP tour worth every single penny. I brought my senior parents 70 to enjoy this tour and they both liked it a lot. No complaints and this is once in a lifetime. Must do.
One of our favorite tours. Good food, very professional guide, beautiful and wonderful sites.
Our guide Rachael was amazing. She was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this tour as you are able to see the Vatican without the hoards of tourists.
This was a great experience and a wonderful way to do the Vatican Tours. Breakfast was very nice, food was actually okay. There were only about 30 people, broken in 2 groups so maybe 13 on my tour. Nichola was a fantastic guide sharing useful information in a friendly way. By the time we finished after 4 hours the grounds were huge and made us so grateful to be able to have the tour in such a small group - wished from location to location past the crowds. Worth every !!
This was, by far, the best thing I did in Italy. My only complaint is that I wish we had more time to look at everything.
The tour was fantastic! Our tour guide clearly had a real passion for art and history, and it really made the experience enjoyable. My wife and I learned a lot of new interesting facts and cutting out the huge lines really topped everything off!
Great experience. Guide was perfect. Would recommend! Thank you.