Castel Sant'Angelo and St. Peter’s Basilica walking tour
Attractions & guided tours

Castel Sant'Angelo and St. Peter’s Basilica walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Retrace the Christian history of Rome visiting two of the city's most iconic landmarks
  • Find out about the intriguing history of Castel Sant'Angelo while walking its gardens
  • Follow an official Vatican guide inside St. Peter's Basilica, the greatest church of Christendom
What to expect

Get the chance to admire the Castle up close and enjoy a professional explanation from your local guide walking between the beautiful Angels' statues by Bernini!

Initially built as a mausoleum for Emperor Adrian, Castel Sant'Angelo turned into a Papal residence and is now a museum. During this tour, you will get to know everything about this magnificent architectonic masterpiece. Walk inside its beautiful gardens to see the famous 'Passetto', worldwide famous due to the novel 'Angels and Demons' by Dan Brown.

Then, head to St. Peter's Basilica, the main landmark for Christianity in the world, where you'll enjoy a guided tour with an official Vatican guide. Admire the precious interiors and the refined masterpieces that adorn this brilliant example of Renaissance architecture and conclude your experience view the splendid view of the majestic St. Peter's Square.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Professional guide
    • Headset
    • Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica
    What's not included
    • Entrance fees to St. Angelo Castle (€20.00 to €30.00 per person)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 6-17)
    • Infants (age 0-5): free of charge
    Where

    Piazza di Ponte S. Angelo, RM Roma 00186, Lazio, IT

    Meeting point:

    Meet your local guide in front of Sant'Angelo Bridge, they will be holding a sign with "Touristation" written on it. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour.

    What to remember
    • This tour isn't wheelchair accessible
    • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and light clothes in summer
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Ticketstation srl
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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