Small-Group Castel Sant Angelo And St Peter Square Tour From Rome

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    German language at 9:30am French language at 10:00am English language at 10:00am Italian language at 10:00am
  • Departure Details :
    St. Angelo Bridge, Ponte Sant'Angelo, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, 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

Explore two historic sites in Vatican city on this 3-hour walking tour of Castel SantAngelo and St. Peters Square. Learn the history of an ancient fortress originally commissioned by Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum. Marvel at Berninis colonnades in Vatican city's main square with your small-group of no more than 13.

Highlights

  • Skip the line
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome, Lazio

After meeting your guide on Ponte Sant'Angelo, learn more about this historic bridge. It was once known asthe 'Aelian Bridge' or 'Pons Aelius.'Built in 134 AD by Emperor Hadrian, the bridge spans the River tiber from the city center to his mausoleum, Castel Sant'Angelo. Admire sculptures of angels by Bernini, Raggi and Morelli, before skipping the lines to see Hadrians tomb.

Stop At: Museo nazionale di castel sant'angelo, Rome, Lazio

Feast your eyes on the frescoes, Papal apartments, and magnificent corridors of the castle. Immerse yourself in the lives of former prisoners as you learn about the castles time as a prison.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Passetto di Borgo, Rome, Lazio

Follow in the footsteps of former Popes as you walk the Passetto di Borgo. Learn how they would escape death threats from their opponents using this secret tunnel. The guide will explain the dark connections between the castle and Vatican State.

Stop At: St. peter's square (Piazza san pietro), Vatican city, Lazio

Upon your arrival in St. peter's square, admire Berninis massive colonnade. Look at the faade of St. Peters Basilica, and learn about the architects behind its astonishing construction, including Michelangelo, Bernini and Borromini. See the lovely fountains and red granite obelisk, originally erected at Heliopolis and moved to the Vatican in 1586.
The tour ends in St. peter's square.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

Guaranteed to skip the long lines

Professional guide

Guaranteed to skip the lines

Exclusions

Entrance fees (15EUR/person over 18 years, 11EUR/person with student ID, 3EUR/person under 18)

Food and drinks

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Gratuities

Entry/Admission - Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

A maximum of 13 people per booking

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers