Rome: St Peter’s Basilica & Dome with Audio or Guided Tour

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Discover the rich history of Rome with a guided tour or an audio guide of the iconic St Peter’s Basilica. Explore the elegant artwork, see the papal tombs, and climb up to the dome.

Highlights

  • Explore the iconic St. Peter's Basilica with a tour guide or at your own pace
  • Gain entry to Michelangelo's Cupola and see its elegant artwork up close
  • Take a snap of the panoramic views from the top of the tallest building in Rome
  • Experience the rich history and visit the famous statue of St Peter

Description

Experience the magnificent St Peter’s Basilica by joining our guided tour or explore independently with our audio tour. Start your journey near the heart of Vatican City at Borgo Santo Spirito 17 (Al San Michele), where you’ll meet your friendly guide who will escort you to the Basilica. Take in 2000 years of history with delicate mosaics, elaborate architecture, papal tombs and intricate sculptures before ascending up to see Michelangelo’s Cupola – the crowning dome. Keep an eye out for the chance to take a scenic snap from the very top of the eternal city. Finish off your tour inside the Basilica, where you can chat with your guide or continue exploring the iconic site.

Includes

Live tour of St Peter’s Basilica and the cupola (if guided tour option is selected) Professional guide (if guided tour option is selected) Headsets (if guided tour option is selected) Audio tour (if self-guided tour option is selected) Entry to the cupola by elevator Digital tour of the papal tombs (if guided tour option is selected) Complimentary breakfast (if guided tour option is selected)

Important Information

  • Entry to the Vatican adheres to a strict dress code: shoulders and knees must be covered, low-cut or sleeveless tops and shorts are not permitted for both men and women. Visitors that do not adhere to the dress code could be denied entry to the Vatican
  • Meet your guide at Borgo Santo Spirito 17 (Al San Michele), where you can enjoy a complimentary breakfast (if guided tour option is selected)
  • The visit inside St Peter's Basilica and the cupola will be led by a tour guide (if guided tour option is selected)
  • It is strongly recommended for travellers to download the audio guide via the Vox City app prior to arrival
  • The papal tombs can be explored independently via a digital tour (if guided tour option is selected)
  • After the elevator ride towards the Cupola, there will be a 300-step climb to reach the very top

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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