Rome: St. Peter's Basilica, Square and Grottoes Guided Tour

673 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Guided tours Entry tickets Art Sightseeing Tours Art & Museums Architecture tours Religious & spiritual activities History & heritage Museums & exhibitions Churches & cathedrals

Discover the wonders hidden in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome on a guided tour. Explore a place where religion, art, history, and beauty combine and purchase an optional entry ticket to the Vatican Museums.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the sculptures, mosaics, and most famous artworks of the Basilica
  • Learn the history and secrets that make St. Peter's Basilica so special
  • Enjoy a tour of St. Peter’s Square and Basilica that's perfect for all ages
  • Add on the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel entry tickets to your trip
  • Explore the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at your own pace

Description

Embark on a guided tour of Rome to discover the history and the secrets of St. Peter's Basilica, the largest Basilica in the world. Admire the stunning architecture, famous artworks, and the Papal Grottoes. Choose to add on an entry ticket to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. After meeting your guide, explore the wonders that fill the Basilica. Follow your guide as you discover the past of St. Peter’s Basilica and marvel at its grand interior, covered in gold and breathtaking colors. See the artworks created by Michelangelo, Bernini, and Bramante, a focal point for religion and a representative of the beauty of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. After visiting the Basilica, head to the Papal Grottoes, where the previous pontiffs were buried. Get indications to visit the St. Peter’s Dome on request at the end of the tour. To enjoy Vatican City fully, add the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel to your experience after your guided tour. With a skip-the-line entry ticket and the help of a local host, you can discover these places at your own pace without waiting in long entry lines (this portion is not guided).

Includes

Tour guide

Important Information

  • This tour does not include skip-the-line access to St. Peter's Basilica If you choose the St. Peter's Basilica Tour, the Vatican Museums Ticket is not included. If you select the Vatican Museums Ticket, a tour of St. Peter's Basilica is not included Before entering the Basilica there is a mandatory security check, therefore there may be lines that cannot be skipped Grottoes may experience closures without notice Shoulders and knees must be covered. Low-cut, sleeveless tops or shorts will not be permitted Ask for an indication from your guide at the end of the tour if you want to visit the St. Peter’s Dome

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Gallery

Book Now!

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Rome.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share your own Guide to Rome with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Rome is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Rome

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Rome