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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€

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€

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€

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€

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€

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WOMEN BURIED AT ST PETER’S

How many women are buried in St Peter’s Basilica? This seems like a simple question, but surprisingly many sources get it wrong. Various books, tour guides and audio guides mention that three women are buried in the basilica. The fact is that for nearly 300 years the...

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THE ARCHITECTS OF SAINT PETER’S BASILICA

Saint Peter’s Basilica is the one of the most famous and beautiful churches in the world. Construction began in 1506 and it took 120 years before the church could be consecrated. To this day, at 187 metres in length and with its 133-metre-tall cupola, Saint Peter’s...

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CALIGULA’S PRIVATE CIRCUS

The history of the area of the Vatican predates the construction of the first Basilica of Saint Peter, which was built at the behest of Emperor Constantine in the 4th century AD. It was here that Caligula built a circus, later restored by Emperor Nero. It was during...

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