Tours / St Peter's Cathedral & St. Angelo Castle

Together with our expert guide you will visit the Basilica of San Pietro in Vaticano, the most majestic and symbolic of the Christian churches, famous for its Dome and its mosaics, it houses the tombs of several Popes and especially the Pietà by Michelangelo.

The Piazza del Bernini in front of the Basilica is also majestic. Not far away, continuing towards the Tiber river you reach Castel Sant'Angelo. Wanted in 135 AD. From the emperor Hadrian as a funeral mausoleum for his family, the structure is inspired by the mausoleum of Augustus, although with far greater dimensions.
During the Middle Ages it became a papal fortress. The Castle is connected to the Vatican by the famous Passetto, wanted by Pope Niccolò III who decided to transfer the apostolic see, to have a secure connection between the castle and St. Peter's Basilica.
the visit of the suggestive castle includes access to the Angel's Terrace, for a spectacular view of most of the eternal city.

Do not miss the opportunity to take a dip into the past and learn about the history of popes, emperors and the most electrifying events that have made Rome's history great.


Available days: Tuesday-Saturday

Bookable Starting Time: From 9:00 am to 04:00 pm

Duration: 3 hours

Available Languages:

English, Italiano, Espanol, Français

Adult rate: The rate depends on the number of people. CALCULATE YOUR OWN RATE

Child rate: From 6 years to 17 years with ID. Please insert number of people.

Meeting Point: In front of the obelisk in the centre of St. Peter's square