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EXCLUSIVE VISITS TO THE NECROPOLIS

Discover the excavations that are home to the tomb of St. Peter

OFFICIAL TOUR GUIDES

Admire all the wonders of the Basilica thanks to our highly-qualified staff

OFFICIAL APP

Our app, available in 10 languages, is a practical way to discover the works of art housed inside the Basilica.

CUPOLA

Take the lift to the base of the Cupola and discover everything there is to know about this spectacular panorama thanks to our PopGuide APP

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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 PopGuide APP

 1h    from 14,50€

Cupola audioguided tour

This truly unique interactive tour will allow you to take in the breath-taking views of the Eternal City

 1h    from 29€

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€

Cupola guided tour

Reach the base of the Cupola by lift and discover the Basilica from above with our official guides

 1h 30min    from 35€

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 Cupola audioguided tour

An unmissable combination! The wonders of the Basilica enjoyed from above and below

2hrs 15min    from 33,00€

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€

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GIAN LORENZO BERNINI

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SAINT PETER: PRINCE OF THE APOSTLES

St. Peter is the most important of the 12 apostles, the very first Pope and, according to tradition, the guardian of the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven. Both St. Peter’s Basilica and the square on which it stands are named after him. His original name was Shimon...

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