Quick info
What to expect
Reduced price
Meeting point
Reviews
Ask a question
Museums

St. Peter's Basilica official guided visit with fast-track entrance

Based on 95 reviews
Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enter the St. Peter's Basilica through a reserved entrance
  • Enjoy the luxurious elegance of St. Peter's interiors
  • Admire timeless masterpieces such as Bernini's
What to expect

Discover the secrets of one of the greatest wonders of the Renaissance and admire Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Pietà, and some of Bernini’s world-famous sculptures.
St. Peter is known as the Queen of all the Basilicas and its central dome dominates Rome’s skyline. In the heart of the Basilica, beneath the high altar, you’ll discover the Confessio or Chapel of the Confession, whose name relates to by St. Peter’s confession of faith that lead to his martyrdom. You’ll take the two curving marble staircases and enter this underground chapel situated on the level of the Constantinian church and immediately above the burial place of St. Peter. You'll see St. Peter's is lavishly decorated halls with marble, reliefs, architectural sculptures, and beautiful gilding.

Read more
What's included
  • Headsets
  • Guided tour of the Basilica
  • 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
Reduced price
  • Children (0-6): free
  • Children (7-17): reduced
Where

Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

Meeting point:

The meeting point is located – facing the Basilica - under the right side colonnade (series of columns around the Basilica Square), just in the middle, precisely in correspondence of the Police barrier. Our staff - wearing a blue jacket with the Vox Mundi logo printed on it - will wait for you to accompany you, through a dedicated gate, inside the Basilica.

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
  • There will be an airport-style security check before you enter St. Peter's Basilica; please leave liquids and sharp items at home and carry your possessions in a lightweight bag
  • Clients must arrive at the designated meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled tour time and show their voucher to the tour coordinator/guide. It is the individual responsibility of all visitors to arrive at the tour departure point
Read more
When

October 1 - March 31

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

The 29th of March St. Peter's Basilica will close at 12.00 pm.

Read more
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
What people say about this experience
Based on 95 reviews
Great
Excellent (33)
Great (60)
Average (2)
Poor (0)
Bad (0)

You might also like

Museums
Must see

Our Sistine Chapel Express & St. Peter’s Basilica Tour is one of the best ways to experience the Vat...

(6)
$ 72
Museums

The Vatican can be bewildering to the first-time visitor. That’s why this tour offers you an expert ...

(530)
$ 46
Museums

Breeze past the long queues in St Peter’s square and go straight into the Vatican for a day of art a...

(106)
$ 48
Museums

Take an amazing journey to discover the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, who was an artist, engineer, sc...

(3)
$ 13
Museums

If you'd rather visit the Vatican Museums on your own without a guided tour, but still want to skip ...

(18)
$ 45
Bus tours

Get past long lines at the Vatican Museums and spend more time exploring the world’s most incredible...

(27)
$ 61
Museums

Considered as the most ancient publicly owned museum in the world, Capitoline Museums are an importa...

(15)
$ 22
Museums

Enter the incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci, a leading artist and intellectual of the Italian Ren...

(1)
$ 10
Night tours

When the sun sets on Rome, another side of the city comes to life, an older and mysterious Rome. You...

$ 30
Cooking Classes

During this experience led by a real chef you will learn how to prepare an authentic italian menù. Y...

$ 120
from:
$ 30