Saint Peter's Basilica with audio guided tour and fast-track entrance
Attractions & guided tours

Saint Peter's Basilica with audio guided tour and fast-track entrance

based on 579 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese , Russian , Japanese , Polish , Chinese , Korean
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Save up to an hour waiting in the queue and access the Basilica through a reserved entrance
  • Admire the architectural beauty of the Basilica and the artistic treasures it contains
  • Visit the Basilica at your own pace in complete autonomy by downloading the audio guide on your mobile phone or tablet
What to expect

Discover St. Peter’s Basilica in full freedom and at your own pace using your own mobile phone or tablet. With your guaranteed reserved entrance, you’ll save up to one hour of waiting time and get immediate access to the most important Catholic church in the world.

Discover the masterpieces of the greatest artists with an audio guide that has 31 points of interest including the magnificent Pietà by Michelangelo, the Baldacchino by Bernini and the Cattedra Sancti Petri (St. Peter’s Chair).

Download the App on your device and insert the code you’ll receive inside St. Peter's Basilica after check-in and enjoy your visit!

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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
    • St. Peter's Basilica reserved entrance (entrance to the Church is free)
    • Special access service to the metal detector security check at the entrance
    • Audio guide (available in 11 languages)
    • Offline map of Rome
    What's not included
    • Earphones bring your own or purchase them at the desk for €1
    • Guided or audio guided tour of the Cupola
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    • Any optional activity costs
    Reduced price
    • Children (0-6 years): free
    • Youth (7-17 years): reduced
    Where

    Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano

    Meeting point:

    The meeting point is located, looking at the Basilica, at the end of the left colonnade, by the metal detectors located at the intersection of Via Paolo VI and Piazza del Sant'Uffizio. The staff, wearing a blue jacket with the Vox Mundi logo printed on it, will wait there to accompany you inside the Vatican through a dedicated access

    What to remember
    • Audio guides are available in Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Korean
    • Entrance to the Vatican requires a strict dress code (shoulders and knees must be covered for both men and women; low cut or sleeveless tops or shorts are not allowed). Visitors who do not adhere to the dress code will not be allowed to enter the Vatican
    • The service begins and ends in St. Peter's Square
    • Earphones are not included. You can choose to bring your own with you or buy disposable earphones at the Basilica reception desk for €1 each
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    When

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday:

    • Morning time anytime between 8.45am-10.00am and 10.00am-1.00pm
    • Afternoon time anytime between 1.00pm-3.00pm and 3.00pm-5.30pm

    Wednesday, Sunday:

    • Afternoon time anytime between 1.00pm-3.00pm and 3.00pm-5.30pm
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    Provider
    Vox Mundi S.p.A.
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 30 minutes before the experience begins.
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