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St Peter's Basilica and Cupola guided tour provided by City Lights Rome - Day Tours

St Peter's Basilica and Cupola guided tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 07/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Piazza della Città Leonina, 7
    Piazza della Città Leonina, 7, 00193 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Point: Your guide will meet you in (address): Piazza della Città Leonina 7, Roma
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  • 1
    St. Peter's Square
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    St. Peter's Basilica
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Saint Peter's Square
    Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza della Città Leonina, 7, 00193 Roma RM, Italy
2h 15m
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Square
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nessler wrote a review May 2019
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina4 contributions
We joined this tour just few days before Easter and it was beyond our expectations. While the Vatican Museums were overcrowded, we had a very fast access to the St Peter’s Basilica. The tour covers all the levels of the Basilica. The history we learned and the view we had from
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

By: City Lights Rome - Day Tours
kerry g
City walkers Tours Rome
Jessica Coppola was our tour guide for the colosseum and everything surrounding it. She was wonderful , highly reco
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Wonderful tour - Great tour guide
We have done tours of the Vatican a few times...this time was especially nice! We went at the end of November and
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Very informative and enjoyable tour
Having looked at the queue of people going into Vatican City, we were immediately relieved that we had booked a tou
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Great Tour
Very good tour, yes, you do skip the line as it says. Our tour guide Dina was very helpful and informative. Groups
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impossible to find location sad waiting space they had a fridge with one bottle of water - just for them, couldn't
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Rome with the experts.
We had two separate English-speaking tours with this company. Both were outstanding. One day, we toured St. Peter'
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Tony S
Vatican Tour
Pretty ordinary would look elsewhere. Guide tried her best but was boring! Wasn’t that well organised. We seemed
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Totally recommend booking through Viator. We’ve used them several times before and have had only good experiences.
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Great tour
We had a mixup with the pickup and Sean the tour manager worked with us to make sure we made it in time to the tour
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Best tour I’ve ever had!
Amazing tour!! Dina was our guide and she was SO informative. Was nervous about the “skip the line” tour not being
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Amazing service and knowledge!
This was a great tour but made even better by the service. We arrived late (due to the crappy bus system!) but the
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Mum, brother and I with Eduardo
We loved our tour with City Lights Rome. Eduardo is an amazing guide - very warm, knowledgeable and kind to our el
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Great tour!!!
Great tour with Erik! Very informative and knowledgeable! We saved a lot of time by skipping the lines and were abl
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Val P
Too busy, disorganised and very disappointing. We went to see the beautiful painted ceiling in the Sistine Chapel.
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City Lights Rome tours
Fantastic tour, very impressed! Great way to experience Vatican, Colloseum, Roman Forum... Tour Guides were outsta
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 15m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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