Get in early and bright!
Start your tour early in the morning, before the crowd’s rush in and experience the delights of the Vatican in the quiet! The tour starts at the Vatican Museums at 8.00a.m. This is an hour before it opens to the public!
- Vatican Galleries
- Sistine Chapel
- St Peter’s Basiclica
Early Entrance Tickets and Private Vatican Guided Your For Kids
3 hrs.| Start: 7.30 a.m. | Skip The Line Ticket |
Meeting Point : Entrance of Vatican Museums, by the marble arch at the bottom of the steps.
This tour is ideal for families travelling with small children who prefer fewer crowds and wish to enjoy the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Galleries including St Peters Basilica.
The early entrance tickets and private Vatican guided tour for kids is a popular choice for families. The number of visitors in this tour is limited to ensure that you have an enhanced experience. Your child- friendly guide will ensure everyone in the family has a wonderful experience on this tour.
You will meet your guide at 7:30 AM at the meet at the designated meeting point. Your guide will explain to you about what you will see in the Sistine Chapel as visitors are not allowed to talk in the sacred chapel. Everyone in the tour including children will be provided with interactive devices which can be used in the Sistine Chapel to enhance the touring experience there.
The kid-friendly itinerary is filled with fun exhibits to see in the Vatican Galleries. Highlights include seeing a real mummy, and beautiful Egyptian artefacts in the Egyptian museum, the kids exploring Nero’s bathtub as well as understanding how the beautiful maps were created in the Gallery of Maps. The guides will ensure that there’s not a dull moment as they use their effective storytelling techniques to bring Italian art and history to life.
Before you enter the Sistine Chapel your guide will advise you that they strictly no talking in the Sistine Chapel. However, as this is a kid-friendly tour, we do understand the children can get excitable. At the Sistine Chapel, parents and kids will have some free time to wander and explore the many creations of Michelangelo, one of the greatest painters of all time. The children will be able to explore artworks and look out for clues which the guide has informed them of before.
If there is time to spare and this exhibit is open, your private guide will then take you to the Carriage Pavilion where you get a chance to see how the popes were carried in carriages as well as other automobiles used decades ago.
St Peter’s Basilica
The early entrance tickets and private Vatican guided tour for kids then continues to St Peter’s Basilica where your guide will take you through a special door from the Sistine Chapel which allows you quick entry without waiting in long lines. Kids will be in all when they see the beautiful dome designed by none other than the great Michelangelo.
How about extending an hour on a private guided tour of Castel Sant’Angelo which was a mausoleum commissioned by Emperor Hadrian for him and his family.
Important Reminder – Early Entrance Tickets and Private Vatican Guided Your For Kids
- There is a dress code to the Vatican which applies to children too. Shoulders and knees must be covered.
- If Saint Peter’s Basilica is closed for a religious function at short notice as it is a working church, you will be spending more time in the Vatican gallery’s with your private guide.
- The Vatican Museums get rather busy during summer and after a bank holiday.
- If a disabled visitor is able to produce a certificate showing that they are more than 74% disabled, entry to the Vatican museums is free of charge. This free entry is also extended to the to their companion. If you have a disability and are not sure if you’re eligible, please contact us at the time of booking so that we may assist you further.