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St. Peter's Basilica Tickets: Skip the line + Audioguide
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St. Peter's Basilica Tickets: Skip the line + Audioguide

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Visit the world's most important catholic monument with this ticket to the St. Peter's Basilica. You'll be able to skip the line, and you'll enjoy an audioguide in English and other languages.

St. Peter's Basilica Tickets

The St. Peter's Basilica is one of the most important religious buildings in the world. Found in St. Peter's Square, in the Vatican City, it was designed by legendary architects: Bramante, Michelangelo, and  Carlo Maderno

As well as being the place where the Pope celebrates the most important masses of the year, such as Easter Sunday and Christmas day, it is also home to famous works of art such as Michelangelo's famous Pietà statue (The Pity), St. Peter's Baldachin by Bernini, or the Statue of St. Peter on the throne, from the 13th century.

But the major attraction of the Basilica is, without doubt its stunning dome. Designed by Michelangelo in the sixteenth century, it is still the tallest dome in the world. And below its towering profile, is the high altar of the Basilica, under which is said to be buried St. Peter himself, the first bishop of Rome and first pope.

With this skip the line ticket, you'll also enjoy an audioguide which leaves no stone unturned - giving you the full experience when visiting one of the must-see sites not just in Rome, but worldwide.

How Does it Work?

On the day you've chosen, meet the Basilica staff at the right hand Colonnade, who will help you to download the audioguide, and be able to use it without connection. If on the day of the tour you don't have your mobile phone with you, you can still use the traditional audioguide machines.

Schedule

The Basilica is open in the following time slots. Once you're in the Basilica, you can spend as long as you like there.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

  • From 8:45 am to 10 am.
  • From 10 am to 1 pm.
  • From 1 pm to 3 pm.
  • From 3 pm to 5:30 pm.

 

Wednesday and Sunday

  • From 1 pm to 3 pm.
  • From 3 pm to 5:30 pm.

 

Other activities in The Vatican

You can see other activities in The Vatican with the following link.

Price

Adults Children from 7 to 17 Children under 7
Ticket + Audioguide
US$ 21.10
US$ 15.70
Free

Ticket + Audioguide

  • Adults

    US$ 21.10
  • Children from 7 to 17

    US$ 15.70
  • Children under 7

    Free

More Information

Language English

The tour is carried out with an audio guide in English.

Included

Skip the line ticket to St. Peter's Basilica (access to the Basilica is free).

Audioguide in English and other languages.

Not included

Headphones (1 (US$1.1)).

Access to the dome.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Rome).

Ticket

You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

US$ 21.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 1 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

St. Peter's Basilica

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 1 hour before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.