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St Peters Basilica Guided Tour

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St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour Highlights

  • Feel the spiritual ambience inside St. Peter's Basilica known as one of the holiest Catholic shrines in the world with a professional live guide

  • See the amazing Renaissance-style architecture of the church and the central dome which influences the skyline of Rome

  • Be surprised after listening to the story of the chair used by the first-ever pope of Basilica named as 'Chair of Saint Peter'

  • Get familiar with the unheard tales about the pilgrims, popes, and artists who contributed to the making of this magnificent church

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St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour Overview

Location: Largo del Colonnato, 00120 Città del Vaticano

Activity Duration: 1 hour (approx.)

Basilica Timings: 7 AM to 7 PM

Tour Timings:

  • Monday to Saturday: 9:30 AM Onwards
  • Sunday: 1:30 PM

Note: You can keep exploring the St. Peter's Basilica after the guided tour, but please note that the attraction closes at 06:30 in winter (October-March) and 07:00 in summer (April-September)

About St Peters Basilica:

Step into the world of art and architecture as you visit the iconic St Peter's Basilica in Rome, a true masterpiece of human creativity. This breathtaking church is home to some of the most impressive sculptures and artworks by legendary artists like Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bramante. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you through the various sections of the church, unveiling the stories behind the antique relics and fascinating artifacts. As you walk through the corridors and halls, you'll be amazed by the intricate details and the grandeur of the church's design. Be sure to take a moment to marvel at the majestic dome, which offers stunning panoramic views of the city. Book your St Peter's Basilica Guided Tour and know about the history of this magnificent church with your loved ones.

About St Peters Basilica Guided Tour:

  • Visit St Peter's Basilica and explore one of the world's famous and holiest catholic shrines.
  • Admire the stunning Renaissance-style architecture of the church, including its magnificent dome that resembles the sky of Rome.
  • Explore the breathtaking interior of the church and admire the stunning artworks, sculptures, and frescoes that adorn every corner of the basilica.
  • Learn about the history of St. Peter's Basilica and its significance, as well as the stories of the popes who commissioned its construction.
  • Get to know about the secrets and mysteries of the church, including the hidden symbols and messages in the artwork and architecture.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of La Pieta, one of the most exquisite sculptures in the world, created by Michelangelo..
  • See the tombs of various popes from the 5th to 16th century as you visit the Vatican Grottes.
  • Book your St. Peter's Basilica guided tour and enjoy a hassle-free and informative visit to this iconic landmark.

How to Reach?

  • By Car: The activity location is 3.9 km from the city center, it will take 24 minutes via Corso Vittorio Emanuele II.
  • By Bus: Take a bus to Sassia which is 450 meters away from the meeting point. You can reach the activity location from the bus station within a 6-minute walk.
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St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour Package Options

St. Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour

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St. Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour

Experience a guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica and learn all about its history with the architecture used to build it.


  • Children aged 0-6 can join this activity free of charge, whereas children between the age of 7-17 years will be charged a child ticket.
  • Adults above 18 age will be charged an adult ticket.
  • Free time after the tour to explore the Basilica at your own leisure
  • Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica with an official Vatican guide

Must Know Before You Go for St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour

  • Fixed day ticket implies that this ticket will be applicable only for the date that you've booked the ticket, it won't be carried forward to next or any other day.
  • Bring your own earphones or you can purchase them at the desk for 1 EUR.
  • There will be a security check before you enter St. Peter's Basilica. Please arrive at least 60 min before the tour for the security check. Please leave liquids and sharp items at home and carry your possessions in a lightweight bag (you may be refused entrance to St. Peter's Basilica if you do not follow this policy)
  • If you prefer to use a traditional audio guide, you can request it by showing your booking voucher at the reception desk located in the atrium of the Basilica. The desk hours are Monday to Saturday from 9 AM to 5:30 PM and from 1 PM to 15:30 PM on Sundays. To collect the “physical” audio guide you will be asked for an identity document that will be held until the return of the device.
  • Children aged 0-6 can join this activity free of charge, whereas children between the age of 7-17 years will go on a child price basis and people above 18 will be considered adults at the time of booking.
  • Short and low-cut and sleeveless top is not allowed
  • There's a mandatory security check
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Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

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St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour Policies

Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 1 business hours of successful booking.

In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 1 days before the date of travel then 0.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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