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Tickets for St. Peter's Basilica: Skip The Line + Audio Guide

Priceless artworks in Christianity's most iconic shrine

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Overview
Best time to visit
From 7:00 to 10:00
Opening hours
Apr - Sep 07:00 - 19:00, Oct - Mar 07:00 - 18:00
Highlights
  • Skip the notoriously long lines to St. Peter's Basilica and enjoy more time at the Pope's home church (it's one of the biggest churches in the world!)
  • The downloadable audio guide (available in 10 languages) will draw your attention to the most important aspects and explain the remarkable history of this building
  • The interior contains Michelangelo's Pietá, Bernini's Baldecchino, a collection of priceless mosaics, and more
Description

With skip-the-line access to St. Peter's Basilica, you can cruise past the masses in the notoriously long queues and get right to the heart of one of the most revered shrines in Christianity. See Michelangelo's Pietá, Bernini's Baldacchino, and more priceless works. Your audio guide will tell you all about the history of the area, the modern-day Vatican, and the architecture of this epic church as you wander through it, with your jaw hanging open.

Meet an official representative of the St. Peter's Basilica on St. Peter’s Square and head with them to a dedicated fast track entrance line. This sweet little bonus will save you up to two hours of waiting in a line for one of Rome's most significant sites.

The Renaissance-style St Peter's Basilica is one of largest churches in the world. Over its 120-year-long construction many top architects (including Michelangelo and Raphael) added personal flourishes. Michelangelo, for instance, added the dome - to this day the biggest in the world!

Highlights of a visit here include Bernini's Baldacchino (the centerpiece of the church), Michelangelo's Pietà (the only artwork he ever signed), and the aforementioned dome. And of course: seeing St. Peter's Square and the city of Rome from the front steps is a view you'll never forget.

We also have tickets for access to the Dome (with audio guide) and to the Basilica + Mosaic School.

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Instant ticket delivery
Skip The Line
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Official downloadable audio guide in one of the 10 available languages
  • Skip-the-line service before the security checkpoint
  • Earphones (bring your own or purchase them at the desk for €1 each)
  • Entry into the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter's Dome
  • Basilica entrance ticket (entrance to the church is free)
How to use your tickets
  • Go to the meeting point (as pictured on the ticket). Our representative will be wearing a blue tie and holding a blue umbrella
  • Show them your smartphone ticket
  • Don't be late! Access to the Basilica is timed, so all visitors must arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the stated time; visitors arriving late can't be accommodated, and tickets are non-refundable
Venue
Address
St. Peter's Basilica
Piazza San Pietro, 00120, Rome
Key info
Audio guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese
Reviews
Carol, United Kingdom
Jun 19, 2017
A truly beautiful place to visit.
Anonymous
Jun 19, 2017
It was so easy, and the directions on where to go to meet the rep were perfect.
DENIZ
Jun 19, 2017
Everything was just in time
Nicoli Luiza, Brazil
Jun 18, 2017
Poderiam disponibilizar um outro tipo de áudio e não utilizar o celular como meio de guia. Pois na tem como tirar a foto e escultar o áudio
Norbert, Hungary
Jun 18, 2017
Fast. We skip the line.
Sumana, United Kingdom
Jun 17, 2017
Staffs are nice, easy to find a meeting point, and skip the line.
Deyan , Bulgaria
Jun 11, 2017
Very useful.
Wendy, Canada
Jun 9, 2017
Being able to use your own phone for the ticket and the audio guide (which was useful and interesting and kept the experience from being overwhelming) was convenient. And skipping the line of course. Although with security you're always in some kind of line.
Helen, United Kingdom
Jun 4, 2017
We had no problems found where we needed to be straight away got our stickers through security and in.Brilliant way to do the visit.
Anonymous
Jun 2, 2017
Booking tickets on line enabled us to avoid large queues and our entry process was easy.

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