We invite you to join us for a visit through Rome ending at the Papal Audience. The Papal Audience will take place either in St. Peter's Square, St. Peter's Basilica or the Audience Hall; according to seasonal conditions and the number of pilgrims involved. Our local guide will advise you when and where to meet the bus at the end of the audience.
- Live the unique experience of meeting the Pope.
- Pick up at the hotel (if in city center)
- It is a 3 to 4 hours long tour with guide.
- Tour is available every Wednesday (when Pope is available) at 7:30
- It is not permitted to enter the Audience Hall in shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders.
- Tour must be reserved with 1 working day advance
- Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian
Attention: there is no return to the hotels; the bus will make the following stops: Via Veneto - Piazza Barberini - Piazza Venezia - Piazza della Repubblica - Stazione Termini and GLT terminal.
Seating is not guaranteed.
Cancellation policy: No penalty for cancellations up to one business day prior to departure. No refund for further cancellations and no show.
On your way from central Rome across the Tiber river to the Vatican City, you'll pass some of the most famous sights of the city, starting with the Piazza della Repubblica with its Naiad Fountain, and the beautiful Piazza Barberini with Bernini's lovely Baroque Tritone Fountain.
Continuing along the famous Via Veneto, your bus will reach and then follow the ancient Aurelian Walls passing by the impressive Villa Borghese park to the Piazza del Popolo, the northern entrance into ancient Rome with its Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II. Just before arriving at Saint Peter's Square, you will see Castel Sant' Angelo, Emperor Hadrian's monumental tomb.
The Papal Audience will take place either in Saint Peter's Square, in Saint Peter's Basilica, or in the Audience Hall, according to seasonal conditions and the number of pilgrims involved. Your local guide will advise you when and where to meet your bus at the end of the audience.
Once a confirmation code has been assigned to the reservation we can refund the cost of unused tickets minus a service fee (reservation fee and online booking fee) up to 1 business day before the visit. No refund is possible for a cancellation less than 24 hours before the visit, and for no-shows.