Receive admission to St. Peter’s Basilica and hear its history with a complimentary audio guide. 48-hour bus tour included.

• Get skip-the-line St. Peter’s Basilica admission.

• Multi-lingual digital audio guide is included in the price.

• Receive a 48-hour pass for Rome's tour buses.

• Print and present your ticket at 6 convenient locations.

Details

Season:

  • All Year Round, Daily.

Except Sundays and religious holidays.

Audio Guide Commentary:

  • English, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Polish and Spanish.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Tuesday & Thursday to Sunday: 09:30-15:00.
  • Wednesdays: 13:00-15:00.

St. Peter’s Basilica Address:

  • Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano.

City Sightseeing Rome Tour:

  • Click here for all information regarding the City Sightseeing Rome tour.

Ticket Types:

  • Adult tickets aged 19+ years.
  • Child tickets aged 6-18 years.

Children aged 5 years and under travel free.


Combo Ticket | Rome Bus Tour + St Peter's Basilica:

Witnessing the scale and grandeur of St. Peter’s Basilica is a must for any visitor to the Eternal City. Constructed between 1506 and 1626, and with a dome designed by the famous Michelangelo it remains to this day the largest cathedral in the world. This handy ticket grants skip-the-line entry as well as a 10 language audio guide which you can pick up upon entry.

It also includes 48-hour access to the City Sightseeing Rome open-top buses. The easiest way to start your tour is to exchange your voucher with staff on any of the buses, ride to stop 6, then hop-off in the heart of the Vatican. Additional exchange locations are listed below.

Visiting St Peter's Basilica:

The St Peter's Basilica audio guide tour is available most days of the year from 09:30 until 15:00. On Wednesdays this is slightly altered to 13:00-15:00. Tour closing days include Sundays, Vatican religious holidays and other important Christian celebrations.

Please note that the Basilica dress code stipulates no shorts or sleeveless tops. Knees and shoulders must also be covered. An ID card will be required upon entry due to airport style security measures. Wheelchair access is available for visitors who require it, simply as the onsite staff.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

After purchasing your ticket[s] please print off the voucher you receive (sent immediately by email) and redeem it at any of the following six locations:

1) City Sightseeing Rome buses (present to driver/staff).

2) Vatican Museums Visitor Centre (Via Veniero 74) | Open: 08:30-16:00.

3) Vatican Visitor Centre (Via della Conciliazione, 4 - inside Auditorium Conciliazione) | Open: 09:30-17:30 (Daily).

4) Colosseum Visitor Centre near Piazza Venezia (Via IV Novembre, 147) | Open: 09:00-19:00 (Daily), 09:00-14:00 (Sundays & Bank Holidays).

5) Repubblica Visitor Centre (Piazza della Repubblica - inside Eataly) | Open: 09:00-16:00.

6) Stazione Termini Visitor Centre (Via Giolitti, 36) | Open: 09:00-18:00.

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