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Saint Peter's Basilica Official Audioguide

Activity provider: Vox Mundi

Saint Peter's Basilica Official Audioguide

Activity provider: Vox Mundi
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From US$ 5.29 per person

Enjoy your St. Peter's Basilica visit at your own pace using the official audio-guides of the Basilica. You can start you visit at any point of the stunning church.

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Valid 6 days
from first activation
Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn all about St Peter's with an official audio-guides of the Basilica
  • Enjoy the most important Catholic church in the world at your own pace
  • See the masterpieces of the greatest artists of all time
Full description
Explore one of Rome's most famous and magnificent sites! Discover why the American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson described this site as "an ornament of the earth … the sublime of the beautiful". St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican is the primary temple of Christianity, and is built in the Renaissance style, with a central dome dominating the skyline of Rome. As you enter the church, you will see that its interior is much bigger than those of any other cathedral. Using an official audio-guide of the Basilica, you can start your visit at any point of the church, without having to follow the order dictated by the presence of a guide. You can decide, for example, to begin with the heart of the Basilica, beneath the high altar and the Bernini's Baldachin, where you will discover the “Confession” or “Chapel of the Confession”, in reference to the confession of faith by St. Peter, which led to his martyrdom and burial place. You may choose to end with "La Pietà", the masterpiece of Michelangelo Buonarroti, or with the St. Peter's bronze statue (so worshipped by all the pilgrims visiting over the centuries).
Includes
  • Official audio guide in one of the 10 languages available
  • Assistance in multiple languages at our desks in Saint Peter
  • Entrance ticket to the Vatican (access to the Basilica is free)
  • Earphones (bring your own or purchase them at the desk for EUR 1)
  • Audio-guided tour of the Cupola
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
  • Optional activity costs
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

· You can go whenever you want, without having to show up anywhere · At the time of booking, you will receive a QR code that will allow you to download the audio guide track. This will allow you to go to the Basilica when and how you want without having to respect fixed times and appointments · If you prefer to use a traditional audio guide, you can request it - showing your booking voucher - at the reception desk located in the atrium of the Basilica. The desk hours are Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 17:30 and from 13:00 to 17:30 on Sundays

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Important information

What to bring

  • FFP2 mask

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please observe the strict dress code for the Basilica; shoulders and knees must be covered and low cut or sleeveless tops or shorts are not allowed for both men and women
  • Clients who do not adhere to the dress code will not be permitted entry to the Vatican
  • There will be an airport-style security check before you enter St. Peter's Basilica; please leave liquids and sharp items at home, and carry your possessions in a lightweight bag (you may be refused entrance to St. Peter's Basilica if you do not follow this)
  • Audio guides must be returned by 17:30
  • To collect the audio guide, you will be asked for a form of ID that will be held until the return of the device
  • There will be no charge for children under 7 years of age. Please provide proof of age
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 490 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4/5
  • Organization
    4/5

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Excellent, we used our own earphones linked to our own mobile phones. Links were sent from GYG which was linked to an app called Vax city which you had to download which recognised your purchase. Once inside we easily accessed the audio which guided us around the basilica with a map. The audio was very interesting and gave lots of information which we would have otherwise not known about. Entrance to the Basilica is free so the queues can be very large, we went very early morning which was quiet and peaceful so definitely recommended. We went on a Sunday so Services were on, there was a baptism and a married couple came in to pray, it really is a busy magnificent place. We sat outside afterwards not realising that the Pope was due to give mass outside in the square - wow that was incredible.

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June 26, 2022

A very helpfull device to explore the cathedral on you own. It points to details which would be difficualt to discover on your own. Though itz has to be said too, the thxt contains a lot of spiritual statements which might not conform to all peopels opinion, even though if you are catholic. But the guide has a fast feed forward function.

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June 2, 2022

Particularly impressive place both by its dimensions and by the richness of the interior decoration. A bit of a pity all the same that everything was built thanks to the systematic looting of ancient monuments. A lot of people necessarily, but the audio guide is very practical because it allows you to visit at your own pace.

May 22, 2022

Product ID: 80538