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Saint Peter's Basilica and Vatican Mosaic Studio: fast-track entrance with official guided visit
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Availability: Monday and Friday at 8.30 am | Tuesday and Thursday at 8.30 am and 3.30 pm
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English, Italian, French, German
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Tour of St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Mosaic School
  • Take advantage of the reserved entrance to enter inside the Basilica
  • Discover the St. Peter's Basilica marvellous masterpieces with an official guide
What to expect

Join an exclusive tour of the Vatican City: visit the St Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Mosaic Studio, have a stroll through the sites of the Vatican City and discover where the marvellous mosaics of the Basilica are restored!

Join an exclusive tour of the Vatican City including the reserved entrance and an interesting guided visit to the St. Peter's Basilica. This wonderful tour will allow you to discover the Basilica's most secret corners and its most famous sites, such as the Michelangelo's Pietà, the Bernini's Baldachin and the imposing Dome.

Your expert tour guide will assist you during the access to the Basilica, where you enter avoiding the long queue thanks to the reserved entrance. Afterwards, you will experience a captivating visit inside the most famous church of the world. At the end of the St. Peter's Basilica tour you will explore the Vatican City, including the Vatican mosaic restoration school.

The St. Peter's Basilica interior is not decorated with paintings, instead, its walls are covered with spectacular mosaics. This is why the visit to the Mosaic Study is the perfect conclusion to a tour in the world's most famous basilica. This exclusive and one-of-a-kind tour is dedicated to real experts and lovers of the mosaic art. The visit of the Mosaic Studio will be led by a Mosaic School's expert.

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What's included
  • St. Peter's Basilica reserved entrance (entrance to the Church is free)
  • Visit of the Basilica with certified guide
  • Visit of the Mosaic School (Studio)
  • Headsets
What's not included
  • Entrance to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Optional activity costs
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Children Policy: 0-6 years old: free; 7-17 reduced.

Where

Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano

Meeting point:

Facing the Basilica, the meeting point is on the right-hand side, outside of the square in front of the Vatican Post Office (Poste Vaticane). The staff member will be waiting for you 15 minutes before your booking time. The staff member will accompany you inside the Basilica through the designated gate.

What to remember
  • The Mosaic Studio is next to the Santa Marta Palace which is the actual Pope Francesco residence.
  • The service begins and ends in St. Peter's Square.
  • Entrance to the Vatican requires a strict dress code. Shoulders and knees must be covered. Low cut or sleeveless tops or shorts are not allowed for both men and women. Clients that don't adhere to the dress code will not be permitted entry to the Vatican.
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants.
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When

Tuesday and Thursday at 8.30 am and 3.30 pm
Monday and Friday at 8.30 am

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Provider
Vox Mundi S.p.A.
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