Skip the Line: Castel Sant’ Angelo Ticket & Audio Tour on Your Smartphone

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

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Set on the bank of the Tiber River, Castel Sant’Angelo is one of Rome’s most impressive sights. With this skip-the-line ticket, avoid a delay at the entrance and enjoy more time to explore the interiors with the insights of an audio tour via your smartphone. Learn about the history and architecture of this ancient mausoleum and the legend behind its name as you visit at your own pace.
  • Fast-track entry to avoid the long line at Rome’s popular Castel Sant’Angelo
  • A downloadable audio guide to enhance your independent visit
  • Avoid roaming charges with offline content, including an interactive map
  • Choice of dates and times to suit your sightseeing schedule

Adult entry ticket for the Castel Sant’ Angelo
Skip-the-line service (ticket sent to your email)
Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone (Android & iOS) in English
Offline content (text, audio narration and maps)
Live Guide
Smartphone or headphones
Food and drinks
Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Departure Point

Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Lungotevere Castello 50, 00193 Rome Italy
Stop At:  
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Executions Court : Your tour begins at the main entrance of Castel Sant’Angelo, on the bank of the river Tiber. Once you’ve entered the historic castle, you’ll head toward the large open space which was once home to the executions courtyard. Listen to the stories of famous heretics, such as Giordano Bruno, as you explore a site echoing the grueling days of the Roman Inquisition.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Room of the Cinerary Urns: Getting deeper into the castle, you’ll learn about its early history as a Mausoleum for the glorious Roman Emperors. Experience the genuine excitement of traveling back in time as you explore Hadrian’s cylindrical tomb. Climb up the original 2nd-century brick-walled ramp leading to the room where the cinerary urns of the Imperial family were once placed!
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Paolina Hall : Covered in intricate frescoes, the luxurious Sala Paolina, where Pope Paul III welcomed his honored guests, was designed to impress and manifest the power and wealth of the Catholic Church. Learn about the history of Castel Sant’ Angelo as a papal residence and marvel at the sheer beauty of Perino Del Vaga’s extraordinary decorative complex.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Sant Angelo terrace: Echoing the dramatic ending of the famous opera Tosca, in which the passionate singer Floria Tosca flings herself over the edge of the castle to find death, Sant’ Angelo terrace offers some breathtaking vistas of the Tiber and the Eternal city. Take in the mesmerizing panorama and enjoy one of the highlights of your visit to Rome.
Duration: 7 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This is a combination of a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone and an entry ticket for the Castel Sant’ Angelo.
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • You will receive an email from the local supplier with important ticket & audio instructions.
  • Booking requests received between 22:00 to 7:59 (UTC+02:00) are served from 8.00 and on.
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation You will need storage space on your phone (100-150 MB)
  • Participants under 18 years old, as well as visitors with disabilities accompanied by one family member / a helper (belonging to the health and social assistance service), are eligible for free admission. Reduced tickets are also available for EU citizens 18-25 years old
  • This is an adult ticket with skip the line service. Please note that reduced/ free entry tickets are not provided by this supplier
  • Please note that not all parts of the site are wheelchair accessible
  • Please note that Viator Voucher is not your entry ticket and it’s not accepted at the entrance
  • Download the ticket & audio tour while on WiFi prior to your visit - no wifi/4G on-site
  • Tickets are accepted in either printed or digital format on your phone. Your ticket will be purchased under the name of our company’s legal representative, hence the different name on it. This will cause no issue.
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • Kindly note that travelers need to arrive 30 minutes in advance to go through the security check-in. Late arrivals won’t be accommodated
  • Please consider that large backpacks and bulky bags/ luggage are not allowed in the site
  • Most travelers can participate

Cancellation policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.


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