St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour

Walking Tour

St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour with official Vatican Guide

This booking lets you tour St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican with an expert official Basilica guide. Visitors can enter the Basilica from a special entrance to cut down on waiting time and can stay in the Basilica as long as they want after the tour.

Suitable clothing
Suitable clothing

Suitable clothing must be worn to enter St. Peter's Basilica, as appropriate for a sacred place (shoulders, neckline, and knees covered).

Duration
Duration

The guided tour is approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes. Visitors can stay in the Basilica as long as they like after the tour.

Language
Language

this tour is run in English. other languages availbale.

Fast entrance
Fast entrance

This booking gives you quick entry.

Availability
Availability

from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The tour can be booked at any time. On Wednesdays and Sundays, this tour is only available at 1:30 pm. On religious holidays only certain times can be booked.

Electronic Voucher
Electronic Voucher

Electronic voucher, voucher on cell phone accepted.



Telephone Assistance
Telephone Assistance

+39 055 5321180
(Mon-Fri 8:30 am -6:30 pm/ Sat-Sun 8:30 am -4:30 pm)

Description of your booking

This reservation grants a speedy entrance into the St. Peter's Basilica combined with an English speaking audioguide which comments the Basilica main art treasures and its architecture.
The audioguide explanation lasts about 1 hour. Visitors can stay inside the Basilica at their leisure.
Visitors with no mobile device will be provided with traditional audioguide.

Download the APP on your device and insert the code you will receive in St. Peter's the Basilica right after your check in.
How does it work?
Search and download VOX CITY from IOS or Google Play. After the reservation you will receive a voucher that will allowed you to access the Basilica through a dedicated access. There our staff will provide you with a QRCode that will allow you to download the audioguided tour. (DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS)

What is included

What is included

- fast track entrance before the the metal detector security check to St. Peter's Basilica
- official Vatican guide service
- guided tour in English for 1 hour and 15 minutes

What is not included

What is not included

- audio guide
- hotel pick-up/drop-off
- visit to the dome
- tour of the underground section of the Basilica

*IMPORTANT

PLEASE NOTE: please be on time at the meeting point.
Access to the Basilica is reserved to visitors with an appropriate attire.

Prices

Full ticket€ 27,00
Reduced ticket€ 22,00

children 7-17 years old.
Children under 7 years old and disabled enter free, no reservation required.

Cancellation policy

From booking to 5 working days before the day of the tour, the cancellation fee is 40% of the total price of the tour. For cancellations communicated to Italy Travels 4 or fewer working days prior to the day of the tour, the cancellation penalty is the full amount of the tour (100% of the total price), i.e. there is no right to any refund.
Changes must always be communicated in writing by email to receive a partial refund when allowed by the cancellation policy as stated below. For the purposes of calculating the cancellation fee, we will use the date of receipt of the client's cancellation request. For these purposes, requests for cancellation received by telephone, without anything in writing, will not be considered valid.

When you can take St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Every day except for religious holidays.

from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The tour can be booked at any time. On Wednesdays and Sundays, this tour is only available at 1:30 pm. On religious holidays only certain times can be booked.
The guided tour is approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes. Visitors can stay in the Basilica as long as they like after the tour.

Where: how to reach the Vatican Basilica

Piazza San Pietro – Vatican City

vox meeting point
The meeting point is – facing the Basilica - under the right side colonnade*, just in the middle, precisely in correspondence of the Police hurdle (see drawing below).The staff - wearing a blue jacket with the Vox Mundi logo printed on it - will wait for you to accompany you, through a dedicated gate, inside the Basilica.

Useful info

Italy Travels cannot be held responsible for partial closing museum rooms, itinerary variations inside the museum, cancellations or entrance delays due to unexpectable events, strikes or decisions taken by the museum direction or unexpected variations of the Pope movements which involve the museum buildings.

What you will see with this booking

A journey into the heart of Christianity to discover some of the most famous art masterpieces by Michelangelo and Gian Lorenzo Bernini. During this tour, you will admire the gorgeous Saint Peter's colonnade, the Pietà by Michelangelo, you will learn all details regarding the Michelangelo's dome and its constructions and you will visit the Basilica entering from a reserved access (fast track entrance).