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Farmers’ Market Shopping with Roman Full Course Class | SharedSource seasonal ingredients from a market, bring them together to make true Italian cuisine, and then sit back and savor your culinary creations. Buon appetito!
From€110Book Now4:30hSmall Group
For More Information(0039) 334 7243374
Mon - Sat / 08:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Why Choose It?
- Invigorate your morning with a buffet breakfast in the Vatican.
- Admire Michelangelo’s magnum opus, the Sistine Chapel, in the serene beauty of the morning.
- Venture deeper into the Vatican, viewing the off-limits Cabinet of Masks.
*Minimum of two participants required for each semi-private tour*
The Italians have a saying: chi dorme non piglia pesci – sleep, and you won’t catch any fish. We might say that the early bird catches the worm. But given that this is the Vatican, the heart of the Catholic Church, the fish seems more appropriate! Your early-bird Vatican tour lets you seize the day, ensuring you’re first inside the Vatican and getting the most out of your time in Rome.
Starting with an American-style buffet breakfast fit for the Pope in the Vatican Museum’s verdant Pinecone Courtyard, you’ll be thoroughly energized to meander through the expansive halls of the Vatican Museums, gaze up at the stunning ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and explore the world-renowned Vatican Museums.
Meet bright and early outside the Vatican Museums then enter for breakfast
Meeting your licensed guide at 7:30 am outside the entrance to the Vatican Museums, you’ll walk straight into the Vatican with VIP entrance long before the crowds arrive. A bountiful American breakfast buffet will be waiting for you in the Pinecone Courtyard, served hot and ready to energize you for a phenomenal trip through centuries of art and legends.
Explore the inspirational collection of the Vatican Museums
Roam the expansive halls with your licensed guide, who will regale you with stories that will bring the Vatican’s repertory to life. Take a privileged peek into the Cabinet of Masks—an area off-limits to the general public, explore the shifting terrains in the Gallery of Maps, and revel in folklore and history in the Gallery of Tapestries.
Make your way in perfect peace and quiet towards the Sistine Chapel
The ultimate work of Michelangelo is just ahead, enchanting all who look upon it with its famed frescoes. Witness the Sistine Chapel in gloriously soft morning light, illuminating the symbolic figures and impeccable details in this work of grandeur and transcendence.
- Itinerary:Buffet BreakfastVatican Museums HighlightsGallery of the CandelabraGallery of TapestriesGallery of MapsRaphael RoomsSistine Chapel
- Included:VIP early entranceBreakfast in the Pinecone CourtyardLicensed tour guide
- Wheelchair accessible:Yes. (Itinerary may differ).
- Meeting Point:Vatican Museums entrance
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Our guides are fluent in English and have a contagious passion for the inspiring cultural heritage of our Italian cities. Experts in their fields, they will immerse you in the hidden histories and intriguing lives of history's great protagonists. So much to see, so easy to miss out: with the help of our guides, visit the most absorbing sites and uncover the stories that have changed the world. Don't miss this fascinating journey!
The 2 villas of Tivoli We did the Private tour of Villa D'Este and Villa Adriana in Tivoli. The driver picked us up from the hotel in Rome and drove to the Villa Adriana, where... read moreWe did the Private tour of Villa D'Este and Villa Adriana in Tivoli. The driver picked us up from the hotel in Rome and drove to the Villa Adriana, where our guide, Barbara, met us. Thoroughly versed in ancient history and art history, she was a lively and fascinating guide. Never exhausting or boring, always good company, Barbara clearly loves what she does, sharing her knowledge of Rome and environs and deepening the appreciation of discerning travelers who want to learn about what they see. She was a good sport, because it was a windy rainy day, not ideal for a long day outdoors! I would definitely hire her again. read less - 11/04/2021
Gracious, Knowledgeable, Experienced Walk Inside Rome has the best, most informed guides and they never disappoint!
From the first inquiry through the tour they are also the most gracious and accommodating. Our most... read moreWalk Inside Rome has the best, most informed guides and they never disappoint!
From the first inquiry through the tour they are also the most gracious and accommodating. Our most recent guide at the Vatican was TEO, knowledgeable, friendly, and someone who clearly loves the city of Rome. The owner of WIR, Marilena is hands on, and considers you a friend after the first tour! read less - 11/02/2021
Great Guide and Tour Very impressed and happy - From booking to the tour, everything was very smooth. I had some questions about the tour before booking - sent an email with responses prompt... read moreVery impressed and happy - From booking to the tour, everything was very smooth. I had some questions about the tour before booking - sent an email with responses prompt and the relevant information. We did the early morning Vatican Tour with Walks Inside Rome with our guide Barbara, who was amazing. Spending the extra money was worth the experience of WIR, in depth knowledge of the guide, early access to the Vatican and the path/route to see the highlights and relevant areas of the Vatican. Would highly recommend for anyone to book this tour, and would consider them for other tours next time in Rome! Thanks to the team at WIR and special shout out to Barbara who was so very considerate (my Mom was 89 years old and visiting the Vatican for the first time, making sure my Mom was at the front and able to see everything even though she was a tiny bit slower than everyone else! Grazie Mille! read less - 10/12/2021
Making Pizza & Gelato in Roma This was a fun, educational experience. I enjoy cooking, baking, etc so learning to make authentic Roman style pizza and a simple recipe for gelato is a skill I... read moreThis was a fun, educational experience. I enjoy cooking, baking, etc so learning to make authentic Roman style pizza and a simple recipe for gelato is a skill I can take home! Our chef/instructor, Marco, was enthusiastic and his experience shown through as he explained what and why following the recipes was important. The kitchen space was well equipped and the dining space magical. Next time we’re in Rome (yes we tossed coins in the Trevi Fountain) we will take another course from his organization. read less - 9/27/2021
Don’t go to Italy without using this guide. I have used this company several times and I would never come to Italy and not use their services. They are professional, fun, knowledgable and timely. We have used... read moreI have used this company several times and I would never come to Italy and not use their services. They are professional, fun, knowledgable and timely. We have used them over the course of 10 years when my kids were little to now having teenagers. We have used them in multiple cities and countless tours. I want to go back on a couples trip and take cooking classes. I can’t write enough good things about them but trust me book them
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The locals. Worth every penny. Ciao! read less - 9/26/2021
The Jewish Quarter may be Small but Huge in Impact and History It has been a great experience working this group from beginning to end. The customer service was excellent in terms of efficiency and results. They helped with restaurant... read moreIt has been a great experience working this group from beginning to end. The customer service was excellent in terms of efficiency and results. They helped with restaurant reservations, and securing the booking snd making the payment easy and painless. Our guide L’aura was simply the best. The fact we were visiting the Jewish Quarter on Shabbat was very special. She brought the history of the Jewish neighborhood to life, reliving even the horrors of the war. The visit to the synagogues was amazing, the interiors breathtaking. It was certainly the highlight of this visit to Rome. read less - 9/24/2021
A great way to see Rome with Kids! We did the treasure hunt tour with kids (both age 5) and they absolutely loved it! Our guide was so engaging with the kids, and also made it interesting and... read moreWe did the treasure hunt tour with kids (both age 5) and they absolutely loved it! Our guide was so engaging with the kids, and also made it interesting and educational. It’s a great way to see the “highlights” of rome, while making it fun for kids too. Highly recommend! read less - 9/06/2021