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Vatican - Early morning

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Vatican - Early morning


I have a question on going to Vatican for an early morning tour (Saturday). We (a family of 2 adults and 2 children) are staying in a hotel near Repubblica and have to be at Vatican museum before 7:15AM.

What are our travel options to go to Vatican early in the morning? I was thinking of Metro or Taxi. What would you recommend and how early should we leave from the hotel?

Thanks, Jai

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1. Re: Vatican - Early morning

the vatican museum doesn't open until 9, so not sure why you think you should arrive at 715, but in any event the metro is the best option, figure 20 minutes, from the republica station to the ottaviano station, take the train in the direction battistini. so i would leave your hotel perhaps 30 or so minutes in advance of when you you want to arrive.

Edited: 01 June 2013, 04:58
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2. Re: Vatican - Early morning

We scheduled a Dark Rome Skip The Line Tour of the Sistine Chapel and our meeting time was 7:15 in the morning. We decided to go by way of taxi from our hotel to our meeting spot across the street from the Vatican Museum Entry doors. This worked out perfectly and we were not stressed out. Then we went back thru the Vatican Museum and were allowed to stay as long as we wished. After, we were allowed to go to St. Peters without having to go back thru security. This tour allows you in before the public. You will love going early.

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