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.

Read more
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
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • 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
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • 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
    Read more
    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
    Read more
    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.

    You might also like

    National Museum of Castel Sant'Angelo skip-the-line tickets
    Attractions & guided tours

    National Museum of Castel Sant'Angelo skip-the-line tickets

    Buy your skip-the-line tickets to the National Museum of Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome and discover its heterogeneous collections.

    Duration up to 24 hours
    Instant Confirmation
    Skip The Line
    Entrance tickets to Trajan's Markets and the Fori Imperiali Museum
    Attractions & guided tours

    Entrance tickets to Trajan's Markets and the Fori Imperiali Museum

    Access the Ancient Roman Markets in the heart of Rome to be catapulted into another era and then discover the precious collections of the Fori Imperiali Museum!

    free cancellation
    Instant Confirmation
    Tickets for Bioparco di Roma
    Tickets and events

    Tickets for Bioparco di Roma

    Visit Bioparco in the heart of Rome and spend an unforgettable day of discovery and fun with the whole family!

    free cancellation
    Instant Confirmation
    Private tour of Rome by night with pick up service
    Activities

    Private tour of Rome by night with pick up service

    See Rome's breathtaking sights by moonlight on a 3-hour tour with a private driver who will take you to the city's most important landmarks and monuments!

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it 

    Private Rome photo tour
    Activities

    Private Rome photo tour

    Book your photography tour of Rome to explore the city during the day, while shooting images to impress your friends at home!

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, es 

    The Roman Empire museum and Roman Forum tour
    Attractions & guided tours

    The Roman Empire museum and Roman Forum tour

    Enter the Roman Empire Museum, the first museum in the world and discover the Eternal city's long and complex history on your own.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, es 

    Crypts, bones and catacombs underground tour of Rome
    Activities

    Crypts, bones and catacombs underground tour of Rome

    Visit the best-preserved catacombs in Rome, the Capuchin bone crypt, and the Roman Aqueducts on a guided tour with an expert guide!

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en 

    Rome's squares and Ara Pacis Museum Iconic Insiders  private tour with a local guide
    Activities

    Rome's squares and Ara Pacis Museum Iconic Insiders private tour with a local guide

    Discover the charm of Rome's most iconic monuments, fountains, and squares on a private guided tour of Rome with a friendly and local guide!

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, de 

    Italian gelato and pizza cooking class in Rome
    Activities

    Italian gelato and pizza cooking class in Rome

    Take part to this cooking class in Rome with a local chef and learn how to prepare a delicious pizza and a traditional Italian gelato.

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it 

    Half-day tour of Rome on vintage car with lunch or dinner
    Attractions & guided tours

    Half-day tour of Rome on vintage car with lunch or dinner

    Admire Castel Sant'Angelo, Saint Peter's and the Colosseum, discover Trastevere, Testaccio and the EUR district and enjoy lunch in a typical Roman trattoria!

    free cancellation
    Available in:

    en, it, fr, es, pt