GUIDED GROUP TOURS - St. Peter's Basilica
St.Peterís Basilica Group Tour: This is a journey into the heart of Christianity where spiritual and artistic excellence is
exemplified in the masterpieces of renowned artists such as Michelangelo, Bernini and Raphael.
Enter into this extraordinary sanctuary and discover the faith and stories of popes, artists and pilgrims told through the universal language of art. The
embrace of Piazza San Pietro's colonnade, the serenity of the Pietŗ, the splendour of the Dome and the magnificent Baldachin testify to humankind's desire
to reach the Divine. Duration: about 1 hour and 10 minutes.
BOOKING FOR ST. PETER BASILICA GUIDED GROUP TOURS:
Free admission: no tickets needed.
Reduced price tickets: Children between the ages of 7 and 17.
St Peter's Basilica Audio Guided Visit: This audio guided visit allows visitors to enter the St. Peterís Basilica without waiting in line. Our assistant will lead you inside the Basilica where you will pick up your reserved audio guides. Then you will make the visit on your own admiring the masterpieces you prefer. Please note: to collect the audio guide you will be asked for a Document of Identification that will be held until the return of the device. Duration: about 1 hour.
Cupola Tour with audio guide: Skip the line at the entrance and visit the Cuppolone (from Roman dialect ďthe big domeĒ) with dedicated audio guides.
Reach the first level of the Cupola with the elevator, avoid 171 steps and enjoy the view of the interior of the Basilica from above!
From the first level you can reach the top of the Dome to be enchanted by the breath-taking panoramic view of the Vatican City.
This tour provides you a special interactive postcard that activates a modern audio-guide. At the end of the tour you can take the postcard as a souvenir of your stay in the Vatican State, or send it to your friends and relatives through the Vatican post office.
This tour is not recommended to those suffering from health problems and/or with wheelchairs, to claustrophobic people, children under 7 years, people over 75 years and pregnant women. Duration: about 1 hour.
Guided Tour of the Cupola and the St. Peter's Basilica: Guided tour with priority access without having to queue at the Cupola
and St. Peter's Basilica. To reach the top of the cupola and enjoy the beautiful landscape, you'll have to climb 300 steps. Therefore,
this tour is not recommended to those suffering from health problems and/or with wheelchairs, to those who suffering from claustrophobic syndrome, and pregnant
women. Duration: about 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Guided Tour of the St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Mosaic Studio: Inside, the Basilica of St. Peter is not hosting paintings,
but all the walls are made of spectacular mosaics and this is why the visit to the Mosaic Studio is a worthy conclusion to a tour of the most famous basilica in
the world. Duration: about 2 hours and 30 minutes.
The entrance to St. Peterís Basilica is permitted only to visitors with proper attire (sleeveless shirts, shorts, skirts, hats are prohibited).
Please Note: there will be an airport-style security check before you enter St. Peter's Basilica; please leave liquids and sharp items at home and carry your possessions in a lightweight bag.
The price per person includes (not valid for the audio tour and the Cupola Tour with audio guide):
- Skip the line entrance into St. Peterís Basilica.
- Skip the line entrance to the Cupola (if included in the Tour).
- Walking tour of St. Peterís Basilica and St. Peterís square.
- Guided Tour of the Cupola (if included in the Tour).
- Guided Tour of the Vatican Mosaic Studio (if included in the Tour).
- Authorized Basilica guide.
- Headphones to hear the guide better.
The price per person includes (valid only for the audio tour):
- Official audioguide in one of the 10 languages available.
- Skip the line service before the metal detector checks.
Please note: to collect the audio guide you will be asked for a Document of Identification that will be held until the return of the device.
The price per person includes (valid only for the Cupola Tour with audio guide):
- Elevator to the first level of the Dome (avoid climbing the 171 steps).
- Dome entrance ticket.
- Disposable audioguide.
- Reserved priority entrance (both for the Dome and for the Basilica).
The price doesnít include guided or audioguided tour of the Basilica.
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A note on our guides:
Our tours are led by professional guides who are licenced by the city of Rome. They are either native speakers or speak the requested language very well.
CANCELLATION POLICY - GUIDED GROUP TOURS
In case of cancellation, please contact us.
If a cancellation is made at least 4 days before the day of the tour, the cancellation penalty is equal to 30% of the gross total.
For cancellations that are made from 3 days prior the day of the tour, the penalty charge will be equal to 100% of the gross total (price paid is NOT REFUNDABLE).