Castel Sant'Angelo and St. Peter’s Basilica walking tour

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 2 hours
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Retrace the Christian history of Rome visiting two of the city's most iconic landmarks

Find out about the intriguing history of Castel Sant'Angelo while walking its gardens

Follow an official Vatican guide inside St. Peter's Basilica, the greatest church of Christendom

What to expect

Get the chance to admire the Castle up close and enjoy a professional explanation from your local guide walking between the beautiful Angels' statues by Bernini!

Initially built as a mausoleum for Emperor Adrian, Castel Sant'Angelo turned into a Papal residence and is now a museum. During this tour, you will get to know everything about this magnificent architectonic masterpiece. Walk inside its beautiful gardens to see the famous 'Passetto', worldwide famous due to the novel 'Angels and Demons' by Dan Brown.

Then, head to St. Peter's Basilica, the main landmark for Christianity in the world, where you'll enjoy a guided tour with an official Vatican guide. Admire the precious interiors and the refined masterpieces that adorn this brilliant example of Renaissance architecture and conclude your experience view the splendid view of the majestic St. Peter's Square.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

What’s included

Professional guide


Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica

What’s not included

Entrance fees to St. Angelo Castle (€20.00 to €30.00 per person)


Piazza di Ponte S. Angelo, RM Roma 00186, Lazio, IT

Meeting point:

Meet your local guide in front of Sant'Angelo Bridge, they will be holding a sign with "Touristation" written on it. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour.


  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability


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Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • This tour isn't wheelchair accessible
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and light clothes in summer