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St. Peter's Basilica Audio Tour

Discover St. Peter's Basilica with a self-guided audio tour. Explore at your own pace and enjoy storytelling from our multilingual audio guide as you go on a captivating St. Peter's Basilica audio tour.

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St Peter's Basilica Digital Audio Guide

Experience the rich history and art of the Vatican with a visit to the iconic Saint Peter's Basilica. See all the priceless works from the Papal collections, including masterpieces by renowned artists like Michelangelo, Bernini, and many others.

€6,00Per Person

About this activity

Discover the masterpieces of this venue, including:

Explore one of the world's largest St. Peter's Basilica by yourself at your preferred time
Learn about the fascinating history of St. Peter's Basilica and its artistic treasures, including works by Michelangelo, Bernini, and other great artists.

What you get: 

Digital audio guide downloadable on your smartphone  
Self-guided tour of the Vatican neighborhood
Multilingual audio commentary in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Chinese


What you don’t get:

Physical audio guide
Ticket Entrance (The Saint Peter’s Basilica is free to visit)
 Skip-the-line entrance (The service is suspended)
 Public Transportation Tickets

Important details to understand before starting your tour:

Please note, this is a digital experience. There is no meeting point or staff on-site.
This tour includes multilingual audio commentary, available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Chinese
This tour requires you to use your own mobile device and headphones at all times; further download instructions can be found on your voucher
Please note, this product is non-refundable and non-amendable however, you may redeem it at a time that suits you best
Please note that Saint Peter’s Basilica is free to visit

When is St Peter's basilica closed?

Visitors cannot enter the St. Peter's Basilica during papal celebrations or other activities. Every Wednesday morning when the General Papal Audience is taking place in the Square, it is closed.

What do I need to know before visiting St Peters Basilica?

Knives, scissors, and any sharp objects must be surrendered before entering either the St. Peter's Basilica or the Museums. The dress code to enter the St. Peter's Basilica and the Museums is strictly enforced. Sleeveless shirts, shorts above the knee, and miniskirts are not permitted.

What time is best to climb St Peter's Dome?

We recommend arriving early in the morning, so you won't have to wait in a long security line or the line to climb the dome.

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Rated By Vox Citizens.

Overall rating

4.8  / 5

Review summary

  • Guide4.1  / 5
  • Transportation3.7  / 5
  • Safety4.2  / 5
  • Value for money5.0  / 5


With the St. Peter's Basilica Audio Guide, I was able to explore the magnificent architecture and learn about the rich religious significance of this landmark.



The St. Peter's Basilica Audio Guide provided a comprehensive tour of the iconic site, offering detailed historical information along the way.



Thanks to the St. Peter's basilica tickets, I was able to navigate through the massive basilica with ease.



I was impressed by the level of detail in the St. Peter's basilica tour guide. It covered not only the main highlights but also lesser-known aspects of the basilica.



This audio guide was a lifesaver at St. Peter's Basilica. With its clear instructions and engaging narration, I was able to navigate the vast space with ease.



Fantastic trip through 3000 years



It was like having a personal guide leading me through this awe-inspiring religious site. The self-guided format allowed me to spend as much time as I wanted in each area, immersing myself in the spiritual atmosphere. This tour is a must-doSt. Peter's Basilica



Exploring St. Peter's Basilica with the self-guided audio tour from Vox City was an absolute delight. The audio guide provided detailed explanations of the magnificent artwork, stunning architecture, and rich history of this iconic landmark. The tour allowed me to explore at my own pace, taking in the grandeur of the basilica and truly appreciating its spiritual significance. It was an enriching and memorable experience.

Seraphina Isolde


I recently visited St. Peter's Basilica and decided to enhance my experience by using the St. Peter's Basilica Digital Audio Guide from Vox City. I must say, this audio guide made my visit all the more informative and enjoyable. It provided me with fascinating historical insights and interesting anecdotes about the basilica. The guide was easy to use and helped me appreciate the art and architecture of this magnificent place on a whole new level. Highly recommended!

Leocadia Isolde


The St. Peter's Basilica Digital Audio Guide from Vox City is a game-changer for anyone visiting this iconic landmark. As a history buff, I was thrilled with the depth of information provided by the guide.

Eulalia Isabeau


I can't imagine visiting St. Peter's Basilica without the Vox City Digital Audio Guide. This guide is a treasure trove of knowledge about the basilica, its art, and its connection to the Vatican. The guide's ease of use and the quality of narration were exceptional.



The audio guide is just perfect.



Overall very good, good price-quality ratio. The audio guide is very clear in the explanation.



Excellent content, some difficulties displaying the audio of certain numbers. Very good experience overall.



Good recordings - good speakers - good balance between brevity and interesting details.



The audio guide from the app is good



Visiting the Basilica has been good but the visit to the Vatican museums and Sistine Chapel is even better. The information and self-guides have been good. Thank you so much



Although entry to the Basilica is free, the audio guide definitely enhances the experience. The Basilica itself is a must see for anyone visiting Rome regardless of your religious beliefs.



Very good explanations. Easy to use I recommend!



The Basilica is incredible, beautiful and majestic



Great tour of St. Peter's Basilica with lots of very interesting information.



The audio tour itself works well with a map and associated numbers, very clear. 



Easy to handle. Good explanations in clear language



We loved it. The only thing we don't understand, why we were charged for an entrance, when it is actually free to enter the Basilica. Otherwise, all good.



The St. Peter's Basilica Audio Tour proved to be an excellent value, as it enhanced my experience and deepened my admiration for the cultural and artistic riches housed within its walls.



For travelers, this journey is an outstanding experience. The audio guide served to take my St. Peter's visit to next level.



The St. Peter's Basilica Audio Tour takes you on an intriguing expedition through time! It feels like having a personal guide revealing ancient secrets to you.



My trip to St. Peter's Basilica became an unforgettable and enlightening experience, all thanks to the audio tour which is a superb resource for comprehending its enriching past.



While discovering intriguing details, the user-friendly and informative St. Peter's Basilica Audio Tour afforded me that freedom to explore at my own pace.



The inclusion of the audio tour greatly enhances the St. Peter's Basilica experience, transforming it into an enlightening journey through history.



The St. Peter's Basilica Audio Tour revolutionized my tourist experience by providing a comprehensive understanding of the history, making it come to life before my eyes.



The audio tour's attention to detail is impressive, providing a comprehensive guide that satisfies both casual tourists and history aficionados.



The Audio Tour of St. Peter's Basilica strikes a fine balance between enlightening information and engaging entertainment.



If you plan on exploring St. Peter's Basilica, the audio tour is a necessity as it offers valuable insights and enriches your overall experience.



The audio tour of St. Peter's Basilica provides an exclusive look into the inner workings of one of the most renowned landmarks in existence, executed with remarkable brilliance.



The audio guide impressed me with its focus on the lesser-known facets of St. Peter's Basilica, making it a veritable wealth of information and knowledge.



For those venturing through St. Peter's, the audio tour proves to be a necessary accomplice as it furnishes a more profound comprehension of both its artistic and historical significance.



Without the audio tour, I cannot envision my visit to St. Peter's as it added an immersive and educational aspect to the entire experience.



The audio tour of St. Peter's Basilica is a true treasure, with immersive narration that keeps you engaged and an abundance of informative yet enjoyable content.



For anyone exploring St. Peter's, the audio tour is a crucial companion that imparts an enriched comprehension of its art and history.

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There is no separate preference queue or line available for visitors. All visitors are required to go through the standard security control line, similar to airport procedures, in order to access the basilica.

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Yes, Vox City allows you to customize your self-guided itinerary according to your preferences and travel plans. The app offers features that enable you to create and personalize your own itinerary based on the attractions and activities you want to explore.

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Yes, Vox City provides customer support services to assist users with any queries, technical issues, or feedback they may have about the app. You can simply shoot us an email at [email protected].

A guided tour reservation can be changed or cancelled without penalty up to 24 hours before the scheduled departure date. Within 24 hours, reservations are non-modifiable and non-refundable. If you have reserved a self-guided tour, your reservation is non-modifiable and non-refundable.

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