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Castel Sant'Angelo terrace express tour with fast-track access

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 1 hour
Language: English
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Skip the line at Castel Sant'Angelo and enjoy a 1-hour tour of its magnificent terrace

Admire one of the most beautiful views of the city from the highest accessible point of the castle

After this fantastic experience, visit the remaining levels of the castle in total autonomy

What to expect

Skip the line at Castel Sant'Angelo, ascend to its magnificent terrace for a one-hour visit and discover one of the most beautiful views of Rome from the highest accessible point of the castle. The name 'Terrazza dell'Angelo' is linked to the colossal statue of the Archangel Michael, made to commemorate the vision that Pope Gregory the Great had in 590, on the occasion of the end of the plague in Rome.

The view opens almost 360 degrees over the historic center of Rome, which lies at the foot of the castle, beyond the Tiber. The castle is faced by Sant'Angelo bridge, one of the most scenic in Baroque Rome due to the sequence, designed by Bernini, of ten statues of angels holding the symbols of Christ's passion.

Moving your eyes from left to right, you will recognize the gigantic bulk of the Palazzaccio (the Palaces of Justice), the greenery of Villa Borghese, Quirinale, Pantheon, Capitoline Hill, Aventine Hill and the Janiculum while, turning towards St. Peter's Basilica, you will appreciate the Passetto di Borgo route, which connects Castel Sant'Angelo to the Vatican Palaces.

After this fantastic experience, you will be free to visit the remaining levels of the castle in total autonomy.

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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

Fast-track entrance to Castel Sant'Angelo

Small-group tour

Professional local guide


Panoramic view from the terrace

What’s not included

Hotel pickup and drop-off service

Food and drinks


Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

Meeting point:

In the pedestrian area of Castel Sant’Angelo


Every day at 10.00am and at 3.00pm


Loving Rome

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • The tour is only offered in English