Guided tour of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome - dome access and breakfast included - In French

Guided tour of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome - dome access and breakfast included - In French

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Access to St Peters Basilica - Rome
Discover the biggest church in the world
The support and anecdotes of a French-speaking guide
Local breakfast

Essential information *

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes

Languages

French

Starting time
8:15 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Visit Saint Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican’s main monument and one of the biggest churches in the world, without waiting in line!

After meeting up with your guide, you'll head to a café near the Vatican to enjoy a local breakfast before setting off to explore St Peter's Basilica.

As soon as you enter the basilica, you will be captivated by its great size. Your first stop will be the dome of St Peter's Basilica, the highest dome in the world. Admire the breathtaking view over Vatican City and enjoy one of the most incredible sights in the city.

Your expert guide will teach you how to spot the city's main landmarks and give you a fascinating insight into the history and importance of this iconic site.

After this ascent, you will discover one of the most important and impressive religious sites in the world. You'll admire the architecture and the incredible works of art that adorn the walls and ceilings of the Basilica, including:

  • Michelangelo’s marble masterpiece The Pietà
  • The bronze statue of Saint Peter
  • The tomb of Pope John Paul II
  • St. Peter's Baldachin from Le Bernin
  • And much more!

 Thanks to this guided visit, you'll learn more about the fascinating history of this sacred site and its popes, enjoy the beauty of this exceptional building to the full, with commentary from a French-speaking guide!

Departure place

Good to know

  • Availability: Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (except in exceptional circumstances)
  • Departure: from the Al San Michele bar, located in Borgo Santo Spirito, 17
  • Times: 8 a.m. or 8:15 a.m. It is imperative to arrive 15 minutes before the indicated time.
  • We recommend arriving early to enjoy your breakfast before the tour.
  • In order to respect the place of worship you will be visiting, you are asked not to wear flip-flops, shorts, skirts that stop above the knees or sleeveless clothing.
  • Please bear in mind that unlike many sites in Rome, the Vatican is the active capital of the Catholic Church, and religious activities always take priority over visiting hours. As a result, notice periods for closures are short and beyond our control. Please include your contact details (telephone number) so that we can contact you in the event of any last-minute changes.
  • The maximum group size is 30 people

Price includes

  • Access to St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome
  • Ticket to the dome of St Peter's Basilica
  • The services of a French-speaking guide
  • Le petit-déjeuner avant la visite
  • Headphones to hear the guide

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Reviews

4.39

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