07:30am
Departure time
3-4 hours
Duration
Every Wednesday morning (see exclusions)
Available days
English, Spanish (more on request)
Language
Available
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Papal audience tickets every Wednesday morning. Free pick up and transportation to Vatican City. Booking and collection of ticket on your behalf. Front seats when available.

PLEASE NOTE: the Papal Audience tickets are free of charge and available to anyone. You can book them, collect them by yourself and attend the audience without having to pay anything. Every respectable tour operator should inform you about that.

The cost of this tour is essentially for: pick up – transportation – booking/collecting your ticket – professional guide.

INCLUDED
Free hotel pick up Transportation to Vatican
Discount for kids Professional guide
Booking and collection of ticket on your behalf
NOT INCLUDED
Guide gratuity

 

OVERVIEW

This Audience twith the Pope tour lasts approximately 4 hours. One of the best tours in Rome. You have the option of being picked up from your hotel and taken to our tour partner’s office from where the tour will depart.

You will reach the Vatican on a modern coach which will drive through some of the most iconic Rome’s sights.

Starting from Piazza della Repubblica with its Fountain of the Naiads, you will quickly descend to Piazza Barberini, dominated by Bernini’s baroque masterpiece the Tritone Fountain.

Continuing along the famous Via Veneto, you will pass by the impressive Villa Borghese park then alongside the Aurelian Walls all the way down to Piazza del Popolo and its Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II.

Just before arriving at St. Peter’s Square you will have the chance to admire Castel Sant’Angelo, the ancient tomb of Emperor Hadrian.

This Audience with the Pope tour will take place either in St. Peter’s Square, St. Peter’s Basilica or the Audience Hall; according to weather conditions and the number of people attending.

The guide will take you through the crowd to the front seats where you will enjoy the ceremony from a good position.

As soon as the Audience with the Pope tour is over, you will have the chance to explore St Peter’s Square on your own.


ADDITIONAL INFO

Discount for children 3 to 7 years old. Free for children aged 2 and below.

The languages available are English and Spanish, but on request also Russian, Chinese and Japanese.

This tour runs every Wednesday morning with the following exclusions: March 8, the full months of July and August, November 1, November 29.

Transport by modern air-conditioned coach.

Hotel pick up available between 06:30am – 07:15am, only from hotels in central Rome (hotels – no apartments or B&B).

1

Free pick up

  Take advantage of a free pick up if you are staying at hotels in central Rome.
2

Relax on the coach

…and catch sight of:

  Piazza Esedra

The Fountain of the Naiads

  Via Nazionale

  Villa Borghese

  Via Veneto

  Piazza del Popolo

  Castel Sant’Angelo

3

Papal Audience

 Assist to the Pope’s Blessing from your seat.
4

St.Peter's

 The tour ends here but you can explore St Peter’s Square on your own.

 Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance by our agency

 Tickets are collected on your behalf and handed to you by the guide

 Pick up from hotel and escorted to St.Peter’s Square after driving along some of Rome’s iconic sights

 Hear from your guide via an audio headset about the Vatican, its history and wonders

 Jump the crowd to reach top spots

 Watch as the Pope delivers His blessing to the crowd

ENTRANCE TO CHURCHES CAN BE DENIED IF KNEES AND SHOULDERS ARE NOT COVERED. THIS IS STRICTLY ENFORCED IN THE VATICAN.

SEATING IS NOT ALWAYS GUARANTEED. THE GUIDE WILL DO EVERYTHING TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A SEAT, BUT IN A FEW SPECIAL OCCASIONS THAT MIGHT NOT BE POSSIBLE.

THERE IS NO DROP OFF TO THE HOTEL. YOU WILL HAVE TO MAKE YOUR OWN ARRANGEMENT TO GO BACK.

Papal audience tickets with AnyToursItaly
Papal audience tickets with AnyToursItaly
Papal audience tickets with AnyToursItaly
Papal audience tickets with AnyToursItaly

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