In the centre of Christianity with St. Peter, the Apostle

 «You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it» (Mt 16,18)

Built on the tomb of Peter, the Basilica was erected around the year 320 by Emperor Constantine. It is located on the Vatican hill, not far from the Circus of Nero, the place of martyrdom where the first apostle was crucified just like his Master Jesus. Today, on this burial ground there is the Papal altar, symbol of the mission of the Church which is always renewing itself: The Bishop of Rome is in fact Peter’s successor.
Built on the site of the Constantine Basilica, today it is an expression of the volition of the Popes of the Renaissance, who made use of the brilliance of the greatest artists of the time such as Donato Bramante and Michelangelo. The magnificent seventeenth-century facade by Carlo Maderno and Bernini’s colonnade still welcome the faithful to the Eternal City in a symbolic embrace.
Visitors must not miss the visit to the tombs of the Popes located in the Vatican Grottos, where you can stop to pray in front of the tomb of Peter and those of his successors.

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Our proposals

We will accompany you in this wonderful Basilica which you shall visit with a wi-fi multilingual audio guide or a specialised guide.

 

POPGUIDE multilingual audio guide and priority entry to St. Peter’s Basilica 

Individual adult rate

€ 15,00

Free for children 0-5 years of age 

 

Free for disabled visitors

 

 

The rate includes: “Roma Cristiana” assistance; POPGUIDE multilingual audio guide and priority entry. 

Meeting point: The meeting point is -facing the Basilica- under the right side colonnade* of Saint Peter's Square (Via di Porta Angelica side - see the map).When you see the newsstand, go under the colonnade, turn right, past a first hurdle (the one with the directional sign "Porta di Bronzo") and go straight until you meet a second hurdle, the one of the Police place. 
* series of columns around the Basilica Square

Visit times: from 9.00am to 4pm

Available every day, except on Wednesday, Sunday and Vatican holidays. 

Duration: 1h
Languages: Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian

 

IMPORTANT: it is necessary DOWNLOAD APP "POPGUIDE" and TO PRINT THE BOOKING CONFIRMATION (where you can find the access code).

 

Multilingual guided tour and priority entry to St. Peter’s Basilica 

Individual adult rate

€ 25,00

Individual child rate (6-17 years)

€ 20,00 

Free up to 5 years of age

 

 

The rate includes: “Roma Cristiana” assistance; multilingual guided tour and priority entry.

Meeting point: The meeting point is -facing the Basilica- under the right side colonnade* of Saint Peter's Square (Via di Porta Angelica side - see the map).When you see the newsstand, go under the colonnade, turn right, past a first hurdle (the one with the directional sign "Porta di Bronzo") and go straight until you meet a second hurdle, the one of the Police place . 
* series of columns around the Basilica Square

Visit times:  9:30am – 11:30am – 12:30pm – 1:30pm – 2:30pm - 3:30pm - 4:30pm* (*the  last one from 1st April to 30th September)

Available every day, except on Wednesday, Sunday and Vatican holidays.

Duration: 1h and 15 minutes

Languages: Italian, English, Spanish, French, German

 

 

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Shuttle transfer service between Fiumicino Airport and Rome

Sit Bus Shuttle is a connecting service from Fiumicino airport, Fiumicino city, Termini Station and the centre of Rome (Vatican area).

From Roma Termini train station and from downtown piazza Cavour (bus stops), you can hop on the Bus Shuttle to Fiumicino Airport or Fiumicino town. From the airport take a shuttle bus to Rome city centre or Termini train station.

 

STOPS

PRICE

Roma Termini Station, Via Marsala 5
Vaticano, Via Crescenzio 2

Fiumicino Airport, Bus Station, Terminal 3

TIMETABLE    ROMA > FIUMICINO
TIMETABLE    FIUMICINO > ROMA

Euro 6,00 one way

Euro 11,00 round trip

 

 

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St. Peter's Office
Palazzo dei Propilei

Piazza Pio XII, 9 (Piazza San Pietro) - 00193 Roma

Opening to public

From Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm
Sunday from 9am to 4pm

Special Openings 

24 December 2016 9am - 4pm
25 December 2016 9am - 1pm
26 December 2016 9am - 4pm
31 December 2016 9am - 4pm
01 January  2017  11am - 4pm

Call an operator

+39 06 69896.1

From Monday to Friday

9.00 - 18.00

 

 

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