St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour and Dome Entry Ticket

Dive into the story behind St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City on a guided tour with a art historian. Climb to the top of St. Peter's Dome for unparalleled views of Rome and its surroundings.

Embark on an unforgettable journey through time with a guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City led by an art historian.

Discover the top of the dome and admire the intricate interior mosaics up close while your guide shares the fascinating history of this Renaissance-style church.

To start your tour, have breakfast at the Al San Michele café, which serves as the meeting point. Enjoy a delicious Italian coffee and croissant while you get to know your guide and fellow travelers before embarking on this unforgettable journey through one of the world's most iconic attractions.

Discover the colorful marble, golden ceilings, and the impressive Michelangelo's Pietà while your guide shares stories about the history of this Renaissance-style church. As you climb higher to the St. Peter's Basilica Dome, marvel at the panoramic views of St. Peter's Square and the Vatican Gardens from a height of 136 meters.

From the top of the dome, spot iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and Castel Sant'Angelo, while your guide brings the history and architecture of each site to life. Descend directly into St. Peter's Basilica and enjoy your guide revealing all the secrets of the Basilica's 150-year reconstruction, helping you understand the significance of this landmark.


Meeting Point: please report at Borgo di Santo Spirito, 17 next to the bar "Al san Michele" 

Learn everything about St. Peter's Basilica with an art historian guide
Climb the stairs to the top of St. Peter's Dome with your included tickets
Enjoy panoramic views of St. Peter's Square and Rome from a height of 136 meters
See Michelangelo's stunning Pieta and Bernini's magnificent Baldacchino up close
Enjoy a delicious Italian breakfast at before starting at the meeting point

What’s included: 
Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica and Dome
Professional art historian guide
Entry ticket to the St. Peter's Basilica Dome by elevator
Entry to the St. Peter's Basilica (the entrance is free)

What’s not included: 
Skip the line entrance to the St. Peter's Basilica
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Duration: 3 hours. 

Important information:

Due to renovations, till 15 February 2024 breakfast will not included into the reservation.
The elevator will take you to the first level of the Dome. To reach the top you will need to climb around 300 steps. For this reason, the tour is not recommended for children under 7 years and adults over 75 years or anyone who is claustrophobic, suffers from vertigo or has a walking difficulty
Entrance to the Vatican is subject to a strict dress code. Please make sure your shoulders and knees are covered. Low-cut or sleeveless tops or shorts are not allowed for men or women
Visitor who do not adhere to the dress code will not be permitted entry to the Vatican
Not recommended for pregnant women or participants with heart complaints, back problems or other serious medical conditions
Not wheelchair accessible
Please note the entrance of St. Peter is not a skip the line.

Cancellation policy: 
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your visit date. 


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55 € Adults
50 € Children 6-17
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