St. Peter's Basilica : Fast Entry Guided Tour With Vatican Official Guides - Rome

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 1 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Varies
  • Departure Details :
    Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City,
  • Return Details :
    St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Here is a comprehensive 1.15-hour walking tour led by a knowledgeable Vatican guide for exploring the best of St Peter's Basilica in Vatican city. Your tour starts with a short walk from St Peter's Square, before continuing into St Peter's Basilica with a priority-access service. Numbers are limited to 20 people on this St Peter's Basilica tour, ensuring you will enjoy a more personalized experience during this tour.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of several departure timings throughout the day
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

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Itinerary

Here are the details of No Wait Dedicated Access: St Peter's Basilica Guided Tour -

Stop At: St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), Vatican City, Lazio

The most famous and the biggest square of the Vatican City, it is from here that you may see the Pope blessing. In the middle of the huge square is the Obelisk from Egypt.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: La Pieta, Vatican City, Lazio

The marble sculpture made by Michelangelo Buonarroti La Piet is considered the first masterpiece of the artist, one of Michelangelo's greatest works of art.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Lazio

Your official Vatican guide will explain the secrets of the Queen of all of the Basilicas!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Vatican City, Vatican City, Lazio

It is time to explore the smallest state in the world!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, Vatican City, Lazio

The greatest masterpiece of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, this huge mausoleum is right on top of the Tomb of St. Peter

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Vaticano Egyptian Obelisk, Vatican City, Lazio

In the middle of the most famous and biggest square of the Vatican City, you can see the Obelisk from Egypt (over 2500 years old).

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Cupola di San Pietro, Vatican City, Lazio

The highest building in Rome, from its top you will enjoy the spectacular views of the Eternal City and of the Vatican area.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Monument to Alexander VII, Vatican City, Lazio

The sepulcher of Alexander VII is the funerary monument of Pope Alexander VII Chigi, sumptuous work of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Tomba di Giovanni Paolo II, Vatican City, Lazio

The tomb of Pope John Paul II, which was proclaimed Saint by Pope Francis on 27 April 2014.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Porta Santa, Vatican City, Lazio

The Holy Door is open only during the Jubilee.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter Enthroned, Vatican City, Lazio

It represents St. Peter in a sitting position, with his blessing hand and with the keys of the Kingdom of God.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Tomb of Urban VIII, Vatican City, Lazio

It is the funerary monument of Pope Urbano VIII, impressive work of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro, Vatican City, Lazio

The Treasury Museum houses church ornaments, statues, papal miters, and various other objects, usually gifts from kings or other nobles.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Grottoes, Vatican City, Lazio

Here you will come across the tombs of numerous Popes.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Fontane di Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City, Lazio

These are the twin fountains of St. Peter's Square that have become a famous landmark in the city.

Duration: 3 minutes

Pass By: Apolistic Palace, Vatican City, Lazio

From one of these windows, the Holy Father looks out for his blessing.

With so many places to explore and history to understand, No Wait Dedicated Access: St Peter's Basilica Guided Tour makes sure that you have a memorable tour. 

Inclusions

St. Peter's Basilica 

Guided tour of the Basilica with Official Vatican guides

Headsets to enjoy descriptions of your guide

Groups monitoring fee

Taxes included

Toilet and the possibility of adding the Cupola to your experience

Exclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Optional activity costs

Entrance ticket (the entrance at the Basilica is FREE)

Cupola entrance ticket

Entry/Admission - Cupola di San Pietro

Entry/Admission - Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.

Wheelchair no available.

Please note: Audio-guided tour is not available on Wednesday and Sunday mornings.

Please note: Due to religious celebrations, the venue might be not accessible on the day of your tour; it is recommended that you contact the local operator to avoid any inconvenience.

It is recommended that you download or print the map of the meeting point.

Minimum numbers apply for the Portuguese guide option. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.

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