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No Wait Dedicated Access St. Peter's Basilica Self-guided Tour

By: Vox Mundi
Highlights
  • Self-guided audio tour of St Peter's Basilica
  • Download the audio guide to your own mobile device
  • Explore the famous church at your own pace, learning about its history at each point in the tour
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No Wait Dedicated Access St. Peter's Basilica Self-guided Tour
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anytime from 1.00 pm up to 3.00 pm
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anytime from 3.00 pm up to 5.00 pm
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Overview
Enjoy the freedom to explore St Peter's Basilica at your own pace and on your own mobile device with this wifi audio guided tour. Use the access code and the Basilica's wifi to download the audio guide to your phone or tablet.
What to Expect
Immerse yourself in the history and art of St Peter's Basilica at your own pace with this wifi audio guide. Listen on your own mobile phone or tablet and see the church's exquisite attractions in any order you like.

Receive an access code with which you'll download the audio guided tour directly to your own mobile device – using the Basilica's wifi network. See the enormous Baldachin designed by Bernini, the bronze canopy over the high altar, where you'll learn about the martyrdom of St Peter and his burial location. Gaze at the splendor of Michelangelo's 'Pietà' sculpture, or the bronze of St Peter himself – note the one polished foot on the statue, rubbed by pilgrims over the centuries.

Start at any point in the church that you like, since you don't need to follow the order of a tour leader. Spend more time admiring things you want to see most and skip things you're not as interested in – it's all up to you.
Reviews (182)
1 - 5 of 54 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Do this or the Rick Steve's audio guide for free...

Go early in the morning to avoid lines to get your audioguide set up. Overall it was a fine experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Liz K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Useless service. Operator not present at St. Peters Square. Had to go to Basilica alone.

The operator was not present. Also there was no queue, so the service would have not saved any time even if the operator was there. Asked for refund from viator. They said they would get back to me, but did not follow up. Completely useless...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HitoMrin
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile
Skip the Line

This did save a lot of time, but we could have done with much better directions to find the start point. Directions said look for the Vatican post office and NOT inside St Peter’s Square. After much walking around and asking questions, we found the...More

1  Thank W3831ODdavids
Reviewed 1 November 2018
Good tour could have been better, still worth it

This was a nice tour. Major parts like The Pieta and St. Peters Statue were closed so we missed a LOT. Still the skip the line was very helpful, but there is a lot of confusion about how to get your tickets and get started....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 871crystalo
Reviewed 9 October 2018
Waste of time and money.

We tried to follow the instruction mentioned in the voucher but still unable to find the place where the officer wait for the guest. We even contacted the person in charge but he gave us zero help to find the place. Then, we walked around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mandy M
elio e, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vox Mundi, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Dear Mandy M, we are really sorry for the problem you had in finding our meeting point. We are usually very helpfull in solving issues like the one you experienced. When we do not reach full satisfaction we always make sure our guest receive the...More

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Elizabeth J
12 November 2018|
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Response from 871crystalo | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You can but the lines are usually pretty bad. If you go early in the morning they aren’t so long.
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Samuel W
16 June 2018|
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Response from Mariya077 | Reviewed this property |
On the right side as you look at basilica, outside the pillars, staff meet you in front of Vatican post office and take you through
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13 May 2018|
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Response from Mariya077 | Reviewed this property |
includes both. what happens is they take you to the front of the line and provide the audioguide once inside (in the cloakroom). do bring headphones to use the guide, otherwise it costs 1 eur extra
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