St Peter’s Basilica and Cupola guided tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon2 hours 15 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Explore St. Peter’s Basilica from top to bottom on this 3-hour tour with a local guide. Climb the stairs to the top of the dome where you can savor expansive views of Rome. Next, tour the main level. Finally, walk through the papal tombs below the building and view the burial crypts of former popes, including St. Peter.
  • 3-hour tour of St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Led by a professional guide
  • Enjoy views of Rome from the Basilica dome
  • See the tomb of St. Peter and other popes

Local taxes
Professional guide
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Piazza della Città Leonina, 7, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
You will have the chance to visit and learn in depth the history and all the secrets of the biggest church in the World. The guide will narrate the history of one of the most beautiful and intriguing squares in history of architecture, the St Peter's Square.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
We will climb the Dome with the elevator to the highest point reachable and from that point we must use the stairs. Afterwards, if you like (not compulsory) you can climb to the very top of the Dome from where you will be stunned by the marvellous view of the whole Vatican state and your will be able to admire the whole the City of Rome. After this mesmerising experience, your guide will lead you through the Basilica and will give you all the important notions of the biggest church in the world. After the ground level tour your guide will lead you to the tombs of the Popes.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

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