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Saint Peter's Basilica: fast-track entrance with official guided visit
Based on 65 reviews
Availability: Every day
Duration: an hour
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Enter Saint Peter's Basilica with a reserved entrance
  • Enjoy the luxurious elegance of Saint Peter's interiors
  • Admire timeless masterpieces such as Bernini's
What to expect

Live the experience of admiring Saint Peter's Basilica with this reserved entrance guided visit! Take this chance to discover the secrets of one of the greatest wonders of the Renaissance and admire Michelangelo's masterpiece, the ‘Pieta’ and some of Bernini’s world famous sculptures.

Known as the Queen of all the Basilicas, the Basilica of St. Peter is a church in the Renaissance style with a central dome that dominates the skyline of Rome. As you enter the church, you will see that its interior is of vast dimensions by comparison with other churches.

At the heart of the basilica, beneath the high altar, you will discover the Confessio or Chapel of the Confession, in reference to the confession of faith by St. Peter, which lead to his martyrdom. You’ll take the two curving marble staircases that lead to this underground chapel at the level of the Constantinian church and immediately above the burial place of Saint Peter.

You will see St. Peter's is lavishly decorated halls with marble, reliefs, architectural sculptures, and beautiful gilding.

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What's included
  • Headsets
  • Guided tour of the Basilica in 1 Language
  • St. Peter's Basilica reserved entrance (entrance to the Church is free)
  • Groups monitoring fee
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.


Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano

Meeting point:

MEETING POINT: St Peter's Square - the Vatican. 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). There, a staff member will be waiting for you 15 minutes before your booking time. The staff member will be wearing a blue jacket with the Vox Mundi logo. The staff member will accompany you inside the Basilica through the designated gate. Click here to see the image for this meeting point

WARNING: Do not get in line before reaching the meeting point! The only check you will be subjected to is the one at the reserved entrance.

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time and show your voucher to the tour coordinator/guide. It is the individual responsibility of all visitors to arrive at the tour departure point.

What to remember

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 do not adhere to the dress code will not be permitted entry to the Vatican. The service begins and ends in St. Peter's Square.

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October 1 - March 31

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10.30am; 1.30pm
  • Wednesday, Sunday: 1.30pm

April 1 - September 30

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10.30am; 1.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Wednesday: 1.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Sunday: 1.30pm
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