Rome Private Guides

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Explore the St. Peter’s Basilica and its Dome with an expert guide. Admire the stunning panoramic view from above and the masterpieces such as Michelangelo's Pietà sculpture.

Tour duration
tour
duration:
Tour duration

1.5

Level of difficulty
level of
difficulty:
Level of difficulty

medium

Starting time
starting
time:
Starting time

8:00

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Adults (+18):

€ 37

Youth (6-17):

€ 32

Children (0-5):

Free
book now from 37€

Tour Description

Explore the St. Peter’s Basilica and its Dome with an expert guide in a small group. Admire the stunning panoramic view from above and the masterpieces preserved in the Basilica, such as Michelangelo's Pietà sculpture. 

You will have the opportunity to climb the Dome and enjoy the panoramic view from there. Join a small group tour and meet staff at our office located just near St. Peter Square.  Led by a knowledgeable guide you will visit the impressive St. Peter’s Basilica, its Square and the beautiful Dome.

Designed principally by Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Bernini, St. Peter’s is the largest church in the world, full of details from Renaissace and anecdotes to discover. 

Take in the beauty of one of Michelangelo's best works: Pietà sculpture. This impressive marble sculpture depicts the body of Jesus after the crucifixion. He is represented on the lap of this Mother Mary. 

Continue with St. Peter's Baldachin, a massive Baroque sculpture made with bronze by Bernini. The Baldachin is located in front of the altar, at center the crossing and below the large Dome. It was meant to remember the place where St. Peter was buried, in fact this monumental art piece is placed over his tomb.

Take the chance to admire a unique view from St. Peter’s Dome and admire the city from a different point of view. You will definitely enjoy the climb!

Itinerary
  • St.Peter's Square
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • St. Peter Dome
  • Michelangelo's Pietà
  • St. peter's Baldachin
This tour includes
  • Access to St.Peter
  • St. Peter Dome
  • Expert guide
  • Individual headphones
Book Your Tour

18+ years - €

6-17 years - €

0-5 years - €

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Important Info

  • meeting point:

    Via Vespasiano 28

  • other information:

    This tour is not suitable for people with hearing disability. People with hearing disabilities can contact us and we will be happy to customize a private tour.

    Please wear comfortable shoes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

    Remember to follow the dresscode for the Vatican: you must be able to cover your shoulder and knees.

Itinerary
  • St.Peter's Square
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • St. Peter Dome
  • Michelangelo's Pietà
  • St. peter's Baldachin
This tour includes
  • Access to St.Peter
  • St. Peter Dome
  • Expert guide
  • Individual headphones
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