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Dedicated Access: St. Peter's Basilica Self Guided Audio Tour

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Visit the largest church in the world; St.Peter's Basilica and enjoy a self guided tour of its inner sanctums. You will also benefit from priority access and waste no time while you explore this Rennaissance masterpiece.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in a self-guided tour with a downloadable mobile and conveniently tour St. Peter's Basilica and discover what makes it the greatest church in all of Christendom.
  • You will receive priority access to St. Peter's Basilica with this tour and enter the church through a dedicated entrance.
  • Once inside, your handy audio guide app will walk you through the inner sanctums of the church and show you all the major highlights of the basilica, including Michelangelo’s “Pieta” and Bernini’s “Chair of St. Peter”.
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Your Experience

Benefit From Priority Access to St.Peter's Basilica

St.Peter's Basilica is easily one of the most popular attractions in the world, receiving over 5 million visitors annually. Hence, wait lines at the venue can be anywhere between 1 to 3 hours long. Purchasing this dedicated access ticket before your visit not only helps you save time but also allows you to choose an entry slot according to your convenience.

Enjoy a Guided Tour of This Iconic Basilica

The tour begins at a designated meeting point situated in St. Peter's Square, adjacent to the basilica. Here you will see your guide wearing a blue vest with the Vox Mundi logo printed on it. Be there 15 minutes before the beginning of your tour so you can find your guide with ease. You will then be lead inside via a dedicated gate at the security. With the help of the audioguide which you can download, you can explore all the major highlights of the basilica. The audio guide, downloadable from our VOX CITY APP, is available in 11 languages. You will see classic Renaissance masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s Pieta, Bernini’s Chair of St. Peter and also have the chance to pay homage to the tomb of St. John Paul II.

This tour is one of the most cost-effective ways to visit Saint Peter available online, with the official audio-guides of the Basilica!

A visit to St. Peter's Basilica should be on the must-do lists of everyone visiting Rome. Apart from being a center of religion, St. Peter's Basilica is also home to numerous works of Renaissance art, giving you one of the finest art explorations you will ever experience.

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Inclusions

  • Download of the official audio guide in one of 11 available languages.
  • Reserved entrance at the metal detectors.
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Exclusions

  • Headphones (you can use your own or buy them at the desk for €1,00).
  • Access to Cupola.
  • Entry to the Basilica (since entry is free).
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Know Before You Go

Timings and Availability

This tour runs throughout the week. This tour is an hour long.

For Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday:

  • Slot #1: Anytime from 8.45 AM up to 10.00 AM.
  • Slot #2: Anytime from 10.00 AM up to 1.00 PM.
  • Slot #3: Anytime from 1.00 PM up to 3.00 PM.
  • Slot #4: Anytime from 3.00 PM up to 5.00 PM.

For Wednesday and Sunday:

  • Slot #3: Anytime from 1.00 PM up to 3.00 PM.
  • Slot #4: Anytime from 3.00 PM up to 5.00 PM.

St. Peter's Basilica is often subject to last-minute closures for religious ceremonies. Moreover, on Wednesday mornings, it may be closed to the public due to the Papal Audience taking place in Saint Peter’s Square.

Languages Available

Spanish | Chinese | English | French | German | Italian | Japanese | Polish | Portuguese | Russian

Reduced Price Tickets

Child tickets (between the ages of 7-17) are available at a reduced price of 14.5 EUR.

Getting There

You must assemble in front of the Vatican Post Office.

By Light Rail: Get off at the Risorgimento - San Pietro stop. The post office is a 7 minute walk from the station.

By Bus: Get off at the Risorgimento station. The post office is a 5-minute walk from the stop.

Dress Code

Please be dressed appropriately. Sleeveless blouses, miniskirts, shorts, and hats are not permitted. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

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Kata Mosonyi
Kata
Reviewed in October, 2018

Difficoult to find on the internet, but easy to use after the fonding

Noah Underwood
Noah
Reviewed in October, 2018

Found the guide easily who took us quickly to the entrance and provided the audio guides. Happy with the service.

Shaun Bailey
Shaun
Reviewed in October, 2018

I was on a tight budget but couldn';t deal with leafing through guidebooks, this was the next best option.

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How to Redeem Your Tickets

• You will receive your guided tour voucher in a few minutes.
• On the day of the experience, head to the meeting point and display the voucher on your mobile phone along with a photo ID to begin your tour.
• The meeting point is located under the right side colonnade(series of columns around the Basilica Square), facing the Basilica, precisely in front of the Police Hurdle.
• Look for the guide wearing a blue vest with the Vox Mundi logo printed on it.
• Begin your tour.

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Where?

Outside St. Peter's Square, Facing the Basilica, on the right side, front the Vatican Post Office, Vatican City

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