St. Peter’s Basilica Tour With Dome Climb


St. Peter’s Basilica is the largest and most majestic church in the world. 

The best St. Peter’s Basilica ticket for this symbol of Christianity and renaissance architecture is one including a guided tour. 

The rich history of the place can overwhelm you, so it is best that you book a St. Peter’s Basilica guided tour for your visit. 

Entry to the basilica is free but an unmissable part of it, that is the Dome(Cupola) has an entry fee and this ticket covers that. 

Get a magnificent view of the Vatican as you stand inside the tallest dome in the world through this St. Peter’s Basilica dome ticket

This tour is offered in English, Chinese, Italian, French, Portuguese, Spanish, German and Russian. 

Ticket Includes:

  • Entry to the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Access to the elevator for Dome climb
  • Guided tour by an official guide
  • Option to tour privately or with a small group of 10 or 20 people 
  • Cancellation upto 24 hours prior for full refund

Things to know 

This St. Peter’s Basilica tour can take anywhere from 45 minutes to 2 hours so you must plan accordingly. 

Ticket Prices 

This St. Peter’s Basilica ticket with dome access comes in three variations and you can choose to tour privately, in a group of 10 or in a group of 20.

Group of 20:

Group of 20

This is the cheapest and best option if you’re looking to get a group-guided tour. 

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket(17 to 99 years)€49
Child ticket(4 to 16 years)€45
Infant(Upto 3 years)Free entry 

Group of 10:

This variation is for a smaller group of people. 

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket(17 to 99 years)€65
Child ticket(4 to 16 years)€54
Infant(Upto 3 years)Free entry 

Private tour:

If you want an individual tour of the place then you must book this option. 

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket(17 to 99 years)€249
Child ticket(4 to 16 years)€89
Infant(Upto 3 years)Free entry 

Clothing and carry-ons 

The security at the entrance of the basilica is strict and thorough which means that you might have to wait for upto 30 minutes before you enter the basilica. 

The basilica has a set of restrictions for clothing and prohibits wearing shorts, short skirts and sleeveless shirts. 

If you’re carrying any luggage, large bags, sharp objects or weapons you’ll have to leave them at the security check otherwise you cannot enter the monument. 

Minors cannot enter the basilica without an adult accompanying them. 

This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users. 

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