Rome, Italy

St. Peter’s Dome Climbing

45min duration
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Discover St. Peter’s Basilica starting from the magnificent Dome, with a climb up the dome of Michelangelo with an expert guide and a group of maximum 25 people. From the dome you are rewarded with stunning views over the Eternal City – no view in Rome is comparable to this and you will be sure to end this tour having covered the Vatican and St. Peter’s from top to bottom! You’ll also get the chance to visit the Basilica and the Papal Crypts on your own without having to stand in line!


Highlights Climb the iconic Dome of St. Peter’s for magnificent panoramas over Rome and the Vatican City. Option to access St. Peter's Basilica, Michelangelo’s Pietà and the Crypts with no lines on your own after the tour. Hear enlightening commentary from a local Vatican expert guide, who will explain all about the fascinating history of the Dome...

What's Included

  • St Peter's Dome
  • Tickets
  • Guide
  • Guide
  • Meal
  • Drinks
  • Drop off at the hotel
  • Gratuities

Important informations

  • Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security.
    We may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues.
    Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside.
    To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your Tour.
    The Vatican only permits very small bags, and specifically prohibits large bags, tripods, umbrellas, and backpacks.
    Any such items must be checked into the free luggage storage area which may result in your having to leave the tour early to retrieve them at the entrance.
    We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments on our tours. We are also unable to accommodate pushchairs or strollers on our Tours.
    The Basilica has strict dress code requirements for both children and adults.
    Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; knees and shoulders must be covered
    We cannot be held responsible for refused entry due to improper dress.
    The participation on this Tour will be denied to any guest under the influence of drugs or alcohol or to any guest whose behavior is disorderly, or poses a threat to other guests or staff.
  • As this tour involves a fair amount of walking, please wear comfortable shoes.
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.

Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

How to get there

  • Gathering place:
    • Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the Tour start time.
      Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated and missed Tours or tickets cannot be refunded.
      Facing the Arches, at the left-hand corner of the square, next to the kiosk.

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