For short-term visitors in Rome or those who want to focus on the most spectacular site in the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel this "First Entry Experience" offers an exclusive opportunity to see Michelangelo’s masterpiece the way it was meant to be seen: quietly, without crowds of tourists and pilgrims packing the small space.
Be among the first visitors of the day to enter the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel before the crowds have poured in. With the help of your enthusiastic guide, you will sweep past the long galleries of tapestries, sculptures, and frescoes directly to the most magnificent and important piece, the Sistine Chapel. By making Michelangelo’s masterpiece your first formal stop on the tour you will arrive before nearly anyone else has had the time to find a map! This will mean that you and your small group of 10 people or less will have plenty of time to gasp in wonder at the work of this Renaissance genius while your guide brings the art to life with stories and details of its creation.
Without the notorious crowds, you will have the opportunity to spend time discovering the incredible artwork filling every corner of the Sistine Chapel avoiding the distractions of the modern world. If there is anything in Rome that is deserving of your full and undivided attention, it is assured the Sistine Chapel should be at the top of that list.
After your breathtaking experience inside the Sistine Chapel, your expert guide will lead you back through the maze of this incredible complex to the beginning of the Vatican Museums. Before your guide leaves you to wander the expanse of the galleries at your own pace, they will make sure you have a basic understanding of the masterpieces still left to be discovered inside, as well as indicate where all the essentials are, including toilets, cafes, and the exit.
For the quickest, quietest, and most intimate visit of the Sistine Chapel this “First Entry Experience” is a clear choice.