Breakfast at Vatican Museums with Skip The Line Entrance
An experience unlike any other, this tour of the Vatican Museums includes a delicious breakfast buffet that you can enjoy inside the Vatican Museums, surrounded by the beauty of the Pinecone Courtyard. Following the breakfast, you will go on a tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with skip the line access before its doors open for the day, allowing you to take in the artistic wonders of the museums in peace.
- Enjoy a breakfast banquet fit for the Pope inside the grounds of the Vatican Museums.
- You'll be part of the first groups to enter the Sistine Chapel with this exclusive early access pass!
- Experience the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel in solitude before heading over St. Peter's Basilica.
Why You Shouldn't Miss This
VIP Breakfast inside the Vatican Museums
This experience offers you the wonderful opportunity of enjoying a delicious breakfast early in the morning inside the Vatican Museums. Set in the beautiful surroundings of the Pinecone Courtyard, you will be able to feast on a lavish breakfast spread consisting of meats, cheese, pancakes and pastries. The breakfast will be a relaxed affair, allowing you to sit in the courtyard patio and soak in the peace and quiet of the morning as you're surrounded by the pinecone trees.
After your breakfast you can soak in the art that the museums hold in complete solitude. The Vatican Museums are home to a number of classical sculptures and paintings by Renaissance greats such as Raphael, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Bernini and Leonardo da Vinci. Artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, and Pablo Picasso are also represented in the Modern Religious Art section.
You can then visit the Sistine Chapel. Painted by Michelangelo in a span of 4 years, the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel are considered to be a cornerstone of western art. After the Sistine Chapel, the tour will head to St. Peter's Basilica through a direct passage that connects the two.
St. Peter's Basilica
Apart from being the center of Christianity, St. Peter's Basilica is also home to numerous works of Renaissance art. Some of the most popular works of art in the basilica are Michelangelo’s La Pietà sculpture, Bernini’s Baldachin, the statue of St. Peter, Pope John Paul II’s tomb as well as St Peter’s famous dome.
The tour begins with a delicious VIP breakfast buffet in the peaceful surroundings of the Pine Courtyard. Set in the gardens of the Vatican Museums, the breakfast will be an extremely relaxed one and will allow you all the time to soak in the peace and quiet of the early Vatican morning.
After the breakfast, you can go through the Vatican Museum's 54 galleries and see its highlights. You can explore the Raphael Rooms, the Gallery of the Candelabra and the Gallery of the Tapestries and Maps. Next, head to the Sistine Chapel where you will come face to face with some of the most important works of art. The most impressive among them will be the marvelous ceiling that was painted by Michelangelo in a span of 4 years.
Finally, make your way towards St. Peter's Basilica through a passage that connects it to the Sistine Chapel. Here, you will be introduced to incredible works of art and architecture such as the dome, Michelangelo’s sculpture ‘La Pietà’, Bernini's Baldachin and the world’s most impressive altar.
You self guided tour will then end at St. Peter's Basilica.
- Buffet breakfast inside the Vatican Museums
- Priority access to the Vatican & Skip the Line access to St. Peter’s Basilica
Know Before You Go
This VIP Breakfast Self Guided Tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel is available on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:15 AM, from October 29th until March 31st with breakfast taking place at the Coffee Bar of the Vatican Museums.
From April 3rd until March 28th, the tour is available on all days except Sunday at 8:15 AM, with breakfast taking place at Pinecone Courtyard.
The closest station to the Vatican is the Ottaviano-S. Pietro station. Line A of the Rome Metro stops at this station every few minutes. Your meeting point, as well as the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica, is a 5-minute walk from this metro station.
What to Wear
Please be dressed appropriately. Sleeveless blouses, miniskirts, shorts, and hats are not permitted. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
The breakfast is a pleasing and relaxed affair. we sat in the courtyard patio and soaked in the peace and quiet of the morning before the crowd stormed in.
My parents really thought i had gone overbroard by booking us on the VIP breakfast tour but trust me it was the steal deal when i booked it online from here.
What a delicious breakfast buffet. Just cant get it off my mind. Please do try this guys
You will receive an email with your Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel mobile voucher. No need to print. Please display the same to the security at the museums and head inside to exchange the voucher for the ticket at "CASSA ONLINE E GRUPPI", the Vatican Museums ticket office.
Head over to the coffee bar of the Vatican or the Pine Cone Courtyard depending on the season for your buffet breakfast before beginning your self guided tour.
Near Museum Entrance (Details at Booking), Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM, Italy, Roma
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