Experience the rich history and art of the Vatican with a visit to the iconic Saint Peter's Basilica. See all the priceless works from the Papal collections, including masterpieces by renowned artists like Michelangelo, Bernini, and many others.
Discover the magnificent works of art and architecture that adorn the walls and ceilings of the Basilica, including Michelangelo's Pieta and Bernini's Baldacchino. Learn about the fascinating history of the Basilica and the various popes who have left their mark on this incredible building
Our audio guided tour offers a personal and convenient way to explore the landmark, with insider knowledge and fascinating stories about the Basilica and its art and architecture. You'll be able to move at your own pace, pausing and rewinding the audio as needed to fully absorb the information.
Top Sights Includes:
- • St Peter's Basilica
- • Sistine Chapel
- • Vatican Gardens & More
- Explore one of the world's largest Basilica by yourself at your preferred time
- Learn about the fascinating history of the Basilica and its artistic treasures, including works by Michelangelo, Bernini, and other great artists.
What you get:
✔️ Digital audio guide downloadable on your smartphone
✔️ Self-guided tour of the Vatican neighborhood
✔️ Multilingual audio commentary in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Chinese
What you don’t get:
✖️ Physical audio guide
✖️ Ticket Entrance (The Saint Peter’s Basilica is free to visit)
✖️ Skip-the-line entrance (The services is suspended)
✖️ Public Transportation Tickets
⚬ Please note, this is a digital experience. There is no meeting point or staff on-site.
⚬ This tour includes multilingual audio commentary, available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Chinese
⚬ This tour requires you to use your own mobile device and headphones at all times; further download instructions can be found on your voucher
⚬ Please note, this product is non-refundable and non-amendable, however you may redeem it at a time that suits you best
⚬ Please note the Saint Peter’s Basilica is free to visit
When is St Peter's basilica closed?
Visitors cannot enter the Basilica during papal celebrations or other activities. Every Wednesday morning when the General Papal Audience is taking place in the Square, it is closed.
What do I need to know before visiting St Peters Basilica?
Knives, scissors, and any sharp objects must be surrendered before entering either the Basilica or the Museums. The dress code to enter the Basilica and the Museums is strictly enforced. Sleeveless shirts, shorts above the knee, and miniskirts are not permitted.
What time is best to climb St Peter's Dome?
We recommend arriving early in the morning, so you won't have to wait in a long security line or the line to climb the dome.