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Papal Audience, SP Basilica & Vatican Garden Tour

4.7
Free Cancellation
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5 hrs
Audio Guide
Guided Tour

During this guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica, marvel at the beautiful intricacies and be a part of the Papal Audience, where you will view the Pope up close!

highlights

  • Get the chance to witness the Pope up close on a unique early-access visit to the Papal Audience ceremony and guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica.
  • Get your ticket for the Papal Audience in the Piazza del Sant'Uffizio and stand in the Piazza del Sant'Uffizio to witness the Pope go to the stage.
  • Don't miss the weekly assembly, which includes prayers, blessings, and a homily.
  • Take a guided tour of one of the world's most iconic basilicas, St. Peter's Basilica.
  • As you visit the Renaissance-style cathedral with its famous dome and outstanding architecture, marvel at works like Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's Baldacchino.
  • Take an audio-guided tour of the Vatican Gardens in an open bus while listening to informative commentary.

inclusions

  • Papal audience invitation (not skip-the-line)
  • Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica (not skip-the-line)
  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • Vatican gardens by open bus
  • Audioguide for Vatican Gardens

exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Guided tour during Papal Audience
  • Entrance and guided tour of St Peter's Dome

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

your experience

During this guided tour of St. Peter Basilica, get a unique early-access visit to the Papal Audience ceremony. Get your ticket for the Papal Audience from the employees at Piazza del Sant'Uffizio, which is right across from St Peter's Square. Then, as the Pope makes his way to the stage, join the weekly assembly for prayers, blessings, and a homily. Following the audience, have a guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica. See treasures like Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's Baldacchino as you visit the Renaissance-style cathedral with its iconic dome and unparalleled architecture. On an open bus, take an audio-guided tour around the Vatican Gardens and listen to informative commentary.

know before you go

Important Information

  • Please cover your shoulders and knees inside the Vatican City.
  • Please note the chosen time must be respected and latecomers would not be accommodated.

Timings

  • Wed 8am onwards.

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at the Piazza del Sant'uffizio, 00193 Roma RM, Italy.
  • Please meet the Touristation staff next to the security check entrance (Piazza del Sant'Uffizio).
  • Please show your voucher to the staff who will be carrying an orange umbrella.
  • You'll receive your invitation to the Papal Audience.
  • After the audience, meet your guide at the end of the left colonnade of St. Peter's Square, near the metal detectors, at the intersection via Paolo VI and Piazza del Sant'Uffizio.
  • Address: 00193 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • Take buses 34, 46, 64, and more to the stop Cavalleggeri/S. Pietro, a one-minute walk from the meeting point.
  • Take buses 34, 46, 64, and more to the stop Aurelia/Bonifacio VIII, which is a 4-minute walk from the meeting point.

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