Papal Audience with Pope Francis with Short Walking Tour
Attractions & guided tours

Papal Audience with Pope Francis with Short Walking Tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese
Availability: On selected dates
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take part in the Public Audience with the Holy Father to receive the blessing
  • Let fine art surround you as you walk in the Vatican
  • Enjoy a short, panoramic tour of the Vatican area
What to expect

After meeting your guide you will have access tickets to attend the weekly General Audience that Pope Francis I presides every Wednesday in either St. Peter's Square or Nervi Hall in the Vatican City.

The Audience consists of small teachings and readings in Italian and other languages (depending on the groups visiting). The Pope greets the pilgrims and groups in each language. The ceremony ends with the Pope and visitors praying together 'Our Father' in Latin (printed on the back of the Papal Audience ticket). The Pope will then impart his Apostolic Blessing upon the crowd and the world and bless any religious articles that visitors bring for this special purpose (such as rosary beads).

Experience an intense, spiritual moment of emotion and reflection, along with thousands of people from all over the world. Feel free to pray or simply observe one of the most incredible, long-standing traditions in the world.

Your experience includes a short walking tour around the area. We will walk to reach St Peter's Basilica. When we arrive in the square, we will check-in with our reserved tickets and pass a metal detector security control. Your experienced guide will then take you to a spot with an excellent view of the ceremony.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Admission tickets
    • Professional tour guide
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-7)
    • Infants (age 0-2): free of charge
    Where

    Piazza del Risorgimento, 63, 00192 Rome RM, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Near the bar "L'Ottagono".

    What to remember
    • Tour ends at approximately 11.00am/11.30am in St Peter's Square
    • Mass starts at approximately 7.30am, according to the Holy Father's schedule
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    When
    • Wednesdays at 7.30am
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    rome@grayline.com
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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