This reserved entrance guided tour offers a chance to appreciate the wonders of the Basilica and includes a visit to the Dome or Cupola with its fantastic views of Rome.
With reserved entrance into both the Basilica and the Dome, you'll be in the hands of expert guides. You'll take the elevator up to the base of the Cupola - avoiding the 171 steps - and enjoy a breathtaking view of the interior of the Basilica. From there you can head upstairs to enjoy breathtaking views of the Eternal City, the Vatican Gardens and the panorama of Rome. The tour then continues to the interior of the Basilica where your guide will point out some of the most important features and secrets of St Peter's.
The tour lasts two hours, is available throughout the week and is conducted in English, French, Italian, Spanish and German.
This tour requires a degree of physical fitness, and is not suitable for over-75's or for sufferers of vertigo or claustrophobia.
Please note that there is a strict dress code for the Vatican - shoulders and knees must be covered and low cut/sleeveless tops and shorts are not permitted for men or women. Clients that do not adhere to the dress code will not be permitted to enter the Vatican.
It is obligatory to leave the following items outside: suitcases, backpacks and containers larger than 40 x 35 x 15 cm, bags and backpacks that jut out by more than 15 cm from the body, baby strollers/buggies, medium to large umbrellas, any umbrella with a spike, walking sticks (unless necessary due to disablement), tripods for cameras and video cameras, signs of any kind, knives, scissors, tools and any items that could be used to harm people or damage works of art.
It is forbidden to enter the Vatican with firearms or any kind of weapon.
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