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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration:  3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Bookings are essential if you'd like to attend a Papal Audience with Pope Francis I at the Vatican. Tickets are free of charge but they are limited and you must have a confirmed reservation to attend. Book ahead and you won't waste precious vacation time whilst in Rome.

Highlights

  • Papal Audience with Pope Francis I at the Vatican
  • Make a booking to ensure you don't miss this special opportunity
  • Short sightseeing tour with live commentary en route to the Vatican
  • Expert local guide
  • Pickup from centrally located Rome hotels

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What You Can Expect

Papal Audience Ticket at Vatican City

Visit the home of the Catholic Church

The audience takes place in either St Peter's Square, St Peter's Basilica or the Audience Hall, depending on seasonal conditions and the number of pilgrims visiting on each particular day.

You'll begin this special day with a relaxing coach tour across Rome. Your city tour includes a live commentary and offers a brief introduction to Rome as you travel by bus to the Vatican City. Highlights en route include Piazza della Repubblica, following the ancient Aurelian Walls, the famous Villa Borghese gardens and the northern gate of Rome leading into Piazza del Popolo, where you will glimpse an Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II. Upon arrival at St Peter's Square you will pass the impressive Castel Sant'Angelo, the ancient tomb of Emperor Hadrian.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was a great tour and extremely affordable. I would definitely recommend it to people. We started at the meeting point near Termini Station. Then made our way to the Vatican in the bus. The tour guide was great. Offering us little bits of information about Rome, the Vatican and the Papal audience. The lines through security were long but moved extremely fast. And of course the Papal audience was great.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was the most amazing tour ever!!! Our tour guide gave us great advice on where to sit and I SAW THE POPE!!! Awesome. Just awesome.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Long waiting , but we like it!

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United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great experience. Can't miss this one if traveling to Rome. The Tour operator the best.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Memorable experience !

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

it was a truly great experience. Our tour guide was excellent. We got the prime spot were able to almost reach out and touch the pope. November was a great time to travel if one can brave the slightly wet weather.
The pope stopped right beside us for a good 7-8 minutes to pick up a baby and we had an amazing view of him and him of us receiving a truly close up papal blessing. Thank you I highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This tour was truly amazing. Great experience, friendly and helpful guides and just a wonderful experience overall.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Excellent experience with a great view of the pope...

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Highlight of our stay in Rome

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Pickup at hotel was punctual. We were transferred to a bus and taken to the Vatican. Our guide took us to the Vatican gift shops and told us the Pope would bless religious articles. After that we were pretty much on our own. Hint: When the Pope appears, he is driven around the Square on the Popemobile. Try to sit on the outside perimeters to get a closer view, not in the center of the Square. Huge TVs are set up so you can view the Pope when he is speaking. When we were there, the crowd was estimated at 50,000 people. Well-worth every minute to see the Pope, whether Catholic or not.

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