St. Peter’s Basilica & Dome Entry Ticket & Audio Tour
DURATION: 2 hours
DEPARTURE TIME: from 8am
FREQUENCY: Monday – Saturday
AUDIO GUIDE INCLUDED: Spanish, English, French, Italian, Chinese, German
MEETING POINT: Borgo di Santo Spirito 17
Make the most out of your visit to the St. Peter’s Basilica, exploring the history behind the iconic art and architecture of the cathedral by listening to the informative audio guide. Admire the golden ceilings, marble works, and Michelangelo’s Pietà, as well as climb on top of the Dome to see the breathtaking skyline of the Eternal City.
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St. Peter’s Basilica & Dome Entry Ticket & Audio Tour Highlights
Explore St. Peter’s Basilica and Dome like never before, from 136 meters up. Take in Rome’s views from high up on a self-guided tour.
First, climb the dome, and get a close look at the interior mosaics while your audio guide tells you about the church’s history. Be amazed by the panoramic views of St. Peter’s Square and the Vatican Gardens.
Next, take in the Colosseum from afar, and gaze over the Pantheon, Castel Sant’Angelo, and other ancient buildings that make Rome unique.
After descending from the dome, admire Michelangelo’s Pietà, Bernini’s Baldacchino, and the final resting places of St. Peter and other popes. Learn everything St. Peter’s Basilica has to offer and discover its fascinating history through the audioguide.
This experience includes climbing up 300 stairs to the Dome, therefore it is not suitable for: pregnant women, people with any serious health problems (back, heart, claustrophobia, vertigo), as well as the wheelchair users.
It is also not recommended for children under 7 and elderly above 75 years.
Make sure to charge your phone and bring a pair of working headphones.
Entrance to the Vatican is subject to a strict dress code. Please make sure your shoulders and knees are covered. The ticket doe
Cancellation is free up to 24 hr in advance.