If you like exploring attractions at your own pace then the only companion that you need to complete your expedition to St. Peter’s Basilica is an official audio-guided tour ticket.
Roam around St. Peter’s Basilica while listening to the stories and facts behind the complex architecture, ornamental ceilings, stunning statues, and artworks that cover the basilica.
Start your journey from whichever point you like in the church and navigate all the parts as per your own will.
This St. Peter’s Basilica audio guide comes in English, Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese and Russian.
The entry to St. Peter’s Basilica is free and with this St. Peter’s Basilica audio guide you get:
- Access to the official audio guide
- Access to the smartphone app for an audio tour
- Assistance in 10 languages
- 6-day validity from the first activation
- Free cancellation 24 hours prior to visit for a full refund
- Entry ticket to the Vatican
- Headsets or earphones
- Audio guide for Dome(Cupola) of the basilica
- Hotel pick up and drop off
|Visitors’ Age||Ticket Price (€)|
|Adult ticket (7 to 99 years)||€4|
|Infant ticket (6 years and younger)||Free entry|
Things to remember
You can access this audio guide at or after 9.00 am.
While you visit the St. Peter’s Basilica make sure that you abide by the clothing and carry-on rules of the site.
For your audio guide tour, you must carry headphones, charged smartphones and an FFP2 mask.
Don’t worry if you forget to bring headphones, there is an option to purchase them at the desk for only €1.
If you decide to use the traditional audio guide then you will have to submit an ID proof which you can collect from the desk after returning the device.
As for the clothing rules, on your visit to St. Peter’s Basilica, you cannot wear shorts, short skirts, sleeveless shirts, or anything that does not cover your knees or shoulders.
Sharp objects, weapons, luggage, and large or liquid bags are not allowed past security.
The security at the entrance of the basilica is extremely strict and you can only carry a lightweight bag inside the monument.
Visitors who do not adhere to the entry requirements are denied their visit.
You’ll have to return the audio guide to the desk at or before 5.30 pm.
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