St Peter's Basilica

St Peter's Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica

My Rating:

The positives:

Saint Peter’s Basilica is in many ways the greatest church on earth. As well as being the birthplace of the Roman Catholic Church, it is also the largest church in the world – and quite simply breathtaking.

The negatives:

If you’re anything like me, the long queues to get in will really test your patience. Check out my top tip if you want to avoid them! Inside it’s also really crowded, so if you’re expecting reverential silence you’ll be disappointed!

Top tip:

Even though standard entry is free, it’s worth considering paying for a fast-track entry ticket online to avoid the queues. These cost EUR 19.50 and include an audio guide.

Last Modified: 22.11.2023 | Céline

St. Peter’s Basilica

Guided Tour

EUR 25

Guided Tour in EN/ES/IT/FR/DE, Duration 1 Hour 20 minutes

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Guided Tour St. Peter + Admission Vatican Museum

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