OverviewWith the election of Pope Francis I, the Papal Audiences have become a lively event in the Vatican State. Experience a live blessing by Pope Francis I while seated among the colonnades of the wonderful St. Peters Square or inside the Nervi Hall. Hotel pickup from selected hotels, admission tickets and tour escort-led papacy discussion enjoyed on the walk to St. Peter's Square are included.
- Hotel pickup included
- Likely to Sell Out
- Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
Know More about this tourAfter the driver picks you up approximately 30 to 60 minutes prior to departure time, your driver will take you to a designated meeting point located near Vatican City. Upon meeting your tour escort, you will hear some of the most important stories of the Papacy and the Vatican State while on a pleasant and short walk to St. Peter's Square. Your tour escort will assist you to locate the perfect spot to see the Pope and Cardinals who will be giving the blessing in many languages. The total experience will last about 4 hours and will end in St. Peter's Square at completion of the blessing.
Please note: Although Papal Admission tickets are complimentary, they are very difficult to book. Blessings are not guaranteed and can be cancelled at any time due to other commitments, trips or similar circumstances and is strictly based upon availability. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Inclusions for Papal Audience With Hotel Pickup And Tour Escort-Led Papacy Discussion
- Admission tickets
- Tour escort
- Hotel pickup
- Transport by air-conditioned vehicle (hotel pickup only)
Exclusions for Papal Audience With Hotel Pickup And Tour Escort-Led Papacy Discussion
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel drop-off
- Transportation to/from attractions
Confirmation will be received at 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
At time of booking, please indicate if you are requesting hotel pickup in "Special Requirements" field
Tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.
It is forbidden to carry backpacks, metal objects and umbrellas
Operated by a multi-lingual guide
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.