I've been to the Sistine Chapel 9 times with various groups and this early access tour was by far the best. The tour guide, Ursus, was very laid back and friendly but managed to get us into the chapel first-giving us a few minutes in the chapel totally alone. It is really worth it.
The early access tour is definitely worth it! You get a much better experience of the Vatican Museum and, of course, the Sistine Chapel. The tour operator was very professional, and our tour guide was very informative. An added bonus is that you are able to skip the security line to St Peter's Basilica from the Vatican Museum.
So worth the early morning alarm clock! To be in the chapel with only the other members of our tour was priceless. When we left the museums, the line to get in was wrapped around the wall and went on for miles! We were so thankful we decided to buy these tickets. We were disappointed that these tickets didn't include entrance into the Basilica, that was a separate entrance and it was free, but there was another long line for that.
We had a wonderful time. My dad enjoyed the history, my kids loved the beauty of tapestry and maps and I was so impressed by the art.
This is the best way to do the Vatican and Sistine Chapel! You beat all the crowds and truly get a chance to admire all the wonderful gems found throughout the Vatican! I would recommend to anyone to start you day off this way. After you see the chapel you have time to explore on your own!
Very knowledgeable tour guide. Early access pays. Have already recommended the tour to other travellers.
Tour guide Francesca was friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Great to get access before large crowds -would recommend
Oscar was fantastic!! He gave us great and necessary information. Although on a time limit to get in before the crowds it did not feel rushed. He had a great nature about him and was a wonderful leader. The tour was also well worth the money. Seeing how crowded the Sistine Chapel was afterwards I was very glad to have had the experience without the massive crowd. I stayed in there for about 45minutes in absolute awe.
Worth every penny to avoid the lines we saw as we left. Fantastic opportunity.
Very easy to locate tour guide. Very prompt and well organized. Friendly and knowledgeable guide.
Well worth the price to gain early access. After exiting the museum, the line was wrapped around two corners of the building.
We expected to beat the crowds, but our little group of 10 was the first group of the entire day to enter the museums. We had the Sistine Chapel all to ourselves! This tour made the whole experience so much more enjoyable without shoulder-to-shoulder crowds getting in the way. Our guide was terrific, too.
Vale cada centavo! Entrar a la capilla sixtina con solo 20 personas fue increíble y lo mejor es que de ahí puedes ir a la capilla de San Pedro sin hacer fila y con muy poca gente
Vasco was a great tour guide. He gave a clear and informative description of what we were to see inside the chapel. Enjoyed the tour very much.
So awesome!!! We are literally the first people in!!! Don and #39;t expect a full tour. Just a guide with some commentary from Vatican to Sistine chapel but it and #39;s awesome being the first people in.
This was definitely the way to visit the Sistine Chapel. The chapel itself is breathtakingly beautiful, and being there very early with fewer people was definitely the way to go. Later in the day, we walked past the lines to get in, and they were blocks long. I highly recommend the early access tour.
Worth every penny simply to be the first few people to enter the Sistine Chapel.
A great way to see the sistine chapel and museum before the crowds. A huge amount of walking and stairs due to bad planning in the museum. Try to get to the rapheal rooms by 10am or it is wall to wall people and far too much. Choose a quieter time of the year than june if you want to spend more time or limit your time to this tour.
We went on a Wednesday and were the second tour into the chapel, had the place quite to ourselves, no crowds. Definitely worth getting there at 7:30 to start the tour. Well organized!
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