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What you'll do

Enjoy St. Peter's Basilica and Cupola Guided Tour with Go City®

  • Your pass gives you access to a delicious Italian breakfast followed by guided tour of St Peter's Basilica, where you'll head up to the top of the Dome. 
  • Experience the rich history of the Papal Tombs in Saint Peter's Basilica through an immersive digital audio guide included in your purchase.
  • Please note: there's no skip-the-line for the Basilica so the tour group will have to wait in line to get in. 
  • Your Rome pass also includes dozens more top attractions, tours and experiences, all for one money-saving price.

Learn all about St Peter's Basilica and get unparalleled views of the city as an expert takes you on a guided climb to the top of the dome.

Start your day off right with a delicious Italian breakfast before you head into the Vatican and explore St Peter's Basilica. Built on the burial site of St Peter, the Basilica is one of the most important Christian sites in the world, and a must-see on any trip to Rome.

Renowned for its extraordinary architecture and grandeur, designed by some of the greatest architects and artists in history the building showcases iconic works of Renaissance and Baroque styles. With an expert art historian as your guide, you'll get to learn all about Michelangelo's stunning Pieta and Bernini's magnificent Baldacchino as you see them up close for yourself. 

Immerse yourself in Italian culture and history, marvel at architectural masterpieces, appreciate priceless artworks, and explore the heart of Catholicism, with this guided tour and breakfast experience. You'll also get the chance to enjoy an audio guide of the papal tombs with your pass. 

Why choose Go City®? 

  • Our app makes sightseeing easy – your pass, plus all the info you’ll need is right there in the palm of your hand. 
  • No need to worry about buying tickets on the day, St. Peter's Basilica and Cupola Guided Tour with Breakfast is included with your pass.

Go City is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility when sightseeing in Rome. Your pass includes St. Peter's Basilica and Cupola Guided Tour with Breakfast tickets, plus admission to dozens more top Rome attractions.

Experience St. Peter's Basilica and Cupola Guided Tour with Breakfast + Audioguide of the Papal Tombs and many other attractions with the Explorer Pass.

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Know before you go

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Booking required

This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in: Just show your pass and booking confirmation to the guide when you arrive at the meeting point. 


Q - Will I still need to queue with my pass?
A -
Yes, there is no skip-the-line access to St Peter's Basilica so the tour group will be required to wait in line to get in – waiting times vary but are usually between one and two hours, but your guide will be with you to keep you entertained with the history of the Basilica. 

Q - Is there security to get in?
A - Yes, you will need to go through airport-style security to enter the Basilica so leave liquids and sharp items at home, just bring a small bag with you for any essentials.

Q - Is there a dress code?
A - Yes, there is a strict dress code, no shorts or sleeveless shirts are allowed. 

For more information please see the Vox City website.

Where you'll be

Map of location of attraction

Borgo Santo Spirito 17, Rome, IT

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Operating hours

Tours in English run on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, meeting at 7:45AM. (Year round)
Tours in French run on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, meeting at 8:10AM. (April through September only)

Closings & holidays

The tour will not run on April 9th & 25th, May 1st, June 2nd & 29th and August 15th. 

Please note: the Basilica can be subject to last-minute closures.

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Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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