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Unlock the Vatican: A Dawn Exploration with the Key Master

Imagine being the first to step inside the Vatican Museums, experiencing its serene grandeur in the calm of dawn. “Turning the Lights on at the Vatican Museums” offers this exclusive opportunity, guided by none other than Gianni, the Vatican’s revered Key Master. This intimate, 2.5-hour tour from GetYourGuide invites you to partake in the rare ritual of awakening the Vatican’s hallowed halls, a privilege usually reserved for a select few.

As you accompany Gianni on his morning routine, unlocking the ancient doors, you’ll be enveloped in the hush of history waking up. Each turn of the key and flick of the switch reveals masterpieces in a new light, literally. From the echoing corridors to the majestic Sistine Chapel, witness Michelangelo’s iconic frescoes free from the usual crowds. Gianni, with his years of experience as head clavigero, weaves stories and anecdotes, offering insights into treasures untold among the 20,000 pieces on display. This journey not only grants access to the most impressive spaces but also unveils areas usually hidden from public eyes.

Completing this once-in-a-lifetime experience, savor a delightful American breakfast in the Cortile della Pigna, reflecting on the exclusive access and insights you’ve just enjoyed. Priced at 300€ per person, this tour is an investment in a unique memory. The tour starts at the main entrance of the Vatican Museums, with Gianni conducting in Italian, accompanied by an English interpreter. Remember, dress respectfully, arrive on time, and travel light, as you prepare to unlock the secrets of the Vatican.

Rated 5/5 based on 55 reviews, this experience is a testament to its uniqueness and quality. For more information and to book your spot in this exclusive tour, visit GetYourGuide. Embrace the chance to be the first to greet the Vatican at dawn – an experience reserved for the fortunate few.