Guided tour of the Vatican Necropolis and Saint Peter’s Basilica
Combine this exclusive tour to your visit of Saint Peter’s Basilica for a truly unforgettable mystical and cultural experience. The special visit to the Necropolis underneath the Basilica, home to the Tomb of Saint Peter, is in fact only possible by special permission, granted by the “Fabbrica di San Pietro” in accordance with the schedule set by the Excavations Office.
2h 30min from 59€
St Peter’s Basilica audioguided tour
Enjoy your visit to the basilica in complete freedom and at your own pace thanks to our Vox City APP
1h from 14,50€
St. Peter’s Basilica guided tour
Discover the treasures of the most important church of Christendom with our highly-qualified guides.
1h 15min from 22€
Vatican Mosaic School tour
A connoisseur’s tour: discover the work of the restorers and the artisans of Saint Peter’s
1h from 39€
Combo: St Peter’s Basilica and Mosaic School guided tour
Uncover the wonders of the Basilica and the Mosaic School while strolling through the Vatican City.
2hrs 30min from 55€
Relics are bodies or objects that have come into contact with the divine and are revered for their spiritual power, performing miracles and healing.read more
Baldacchino is a term that dates back to the Middle Ages, that indicates a richly decorated structure created to protect people or important objects. The word “Baldacco”, however, referred to Baghdad, production centre of precious fabrics.read more
1. The Dome It is the tallest dome in the world, the dome of St. Peter’s rises to a total height of 136.57 metres (448.1 ft) from the floor of the basilica to the top of the external cross.
2. The square At the centre of the square is an ancient Egyptian obelisk, erected at the current site in 1586. Gian Lorenzo Bernini designed the square almost 100 years later, including the massive Tuscan colonnades, four columns deep, which embrace visitors in “the maternal arms of Mother Church”. A granite fountain constructed by Bernini in 1675 matches another fountain designed by Carlo Maderno in 1613.read more