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Papal Audience with Pope Francis provided by Tours About

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Papal Audience with Pope Francis

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 17/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Attend a Papal Audience at the Vatican to see Pope Francis himself Enjoy the celebratory atmosphere as the Pope greets the crowd Listen to the rich history of the Papacy from your fascinating guide Relax, with your guide securing your ticket and viewing spot at this popular event
  • You'll start at
    Via Germanico, 8
    Via Germanico, 8, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
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  • 1
    St. Peter's Square
    Stop: 4 hours
    Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Pope in person as you attend a Papal Audience at the Vatican. Let your guide take care of the hassle of securing tickets and finding a viewing spot so that you can enjoy the occasion to the fullest. Your guide will meet you and take you to the best possible location in the audience, so that you can see the Pope up-close when he passes through the crowd. Whilst you wait for the Pope’s arrival, learn about the rich history of the Papacy to fully understand the significance of the Papal Audience. Then, feel the euphoria of the crowd as Pope Francis arrives. Famous for his warm relationship with audiences, enjoy the atmosphere as the Pope greets the crowd, whilst the audience shows their love for the Holy Father with prayers and celebratory songs. Watch as the Pope and his Cardinals lead the crowd in homilies, blessings, and speeches, before traversing the jubilant crowd to get close to the audience. Make the most of this experience from your specially secured vantage point, and enjoy the incredible occasion
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  • You'll end at
    Saint Peter's Square
    Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Germanico, 8, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
4h 30m
Return Details
Saint Peter's Square, Piazza San Pietro, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
  • Headsets
  • Escorted access to vantage point
  • Ticket reservation and collection
  • Transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: Tours About
Wolfgang P
Only few tourists made the tour really exciting
Only 6 people followed the individual tour through vatican Museum and sistine Chapel - Christina was a great leader
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The ticket office was difficult to find. We wandered for about fifteen minutes trying to find the place. Once we
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Fantastic experience! The museum was a pure joy to walk through - the staff and security were very kind and the art
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Vatican = Good. Prebooking on trip adviser = bad
We were given mixed information about what our ticket included and when we could arrive from. We had a ticket on ou
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Manage your expectations
Maybe this was my fault. I thought I’d booked a tour. In fact I’d paid to meet at an office to Walk to the front of
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Courtney B
Great time saver
Exactly as expected. We were able to skip the line (although it wasn’t particularly long due to the COVID-19 pandem
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Never got to see St. Peters' church
The St Peters' church was closed when we reached there, we ran through the Sixtin chapell. Such a disappointment to
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This place should be on everyone’s bucket list. Almost nothing in bloom while I was there, but it was still lovely.
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Absolute rip off price
Booked online as offered skip the queue to Vatican museum and Sistine chapel. Found out when we got to the Vatican
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Quickest way in
Recommend doing this as normal queue was long even at 9am when we arrived. Didn't get a guide as able to navigate w
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Useful, but not always necessary
The fast track entry was nice, but I went in the 8:30 window and quickly came to realize that I wouldn't have neede
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Fast track entry to the Vatican and Sixtine Chapel
We had an excellent tour guide. The location to pick up the tickets and to meet with the tour guided was easy to fi
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Great Guide
Roberto was a wonderful guide, extremely knowledgeable in so many ways and very personable. I don't know how you co
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Visit of the family to Vatican City
I had an amazing tour guide . We saw all the beauty of the Vatican Museums & the Sistine Chapel and learned a great
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Cynthia S
Ehhh did I need the fast track this time of year? Nah I would recommend it during high season for sure. I would r
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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