Rome: St. Peter's Basilica Express Guided Tour

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Explore the beautiful interior of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City on a guided tour. Admire magnificent mosaics, renowned artworks, and discover the underground Papal Tombs.

Highlights

  • Discover the wonders of St. Peter's Basilica on a guided walking tour
  • Explore the world's largest Catholic church and learn about its history
  • Admire the intricate mosaics that line the interior of the large dome
  • See artistic treasures like Michelangelo's Pietà sculpture
  • Visit the underground Papal Tombs and see where St. Peter was buried

Description

Discover St. Peter's Basilica in the heart of the Vatican City on a guided tour. Explore St. Peter's Square and then enter the basilica to admire its wonderful architecture and decorations. Meet your guide and explore St. Peter's Square. Take a stroll through the heart of the Vatican City as you learn more about the smallest state in the world. Pass the security check and enter St. Peter's Basilica. Discover the ancient treasures housed within and learn about the fascinating history of the center of Catholicism. See some of the highlights like Michelangelo's Pietà, Bernini's statues, and the incredible mosaics that adorn the great dome. Next, head below ground and enter the Vatican Grottoes. Discover the papal tombs located below the basilica including the tomb of St. Peter. After the tour ends, you can purchase a ticket to climb the dome of the basilica to enjoy panoramic views of Rome.

Includes

Tour guide Headsets

Important Information

  • Anyone entering the Basilica must go through security checks which can last from 10 to 50 minutes, depending on the season and events If the tour is canceled, you will be offered a tour on an alternative date or a refund

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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