4.5 star rating: Recommended 499 Reviews

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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
Book your ticket for a Papal Audience with Pope Francis I in the Vatican City. The Papal Audience tickets are free of charge but you must reserve them. This service guarantees to reserve those tickets to see Pope Francis I. The price includes a presentation and explanation of the events of the Papal Audience to prepare you for the gathering.

Highlights

  • Papal Audience at St. Peter's in Rome
  • Hear the Pope's weekly message
  • Guided visit with expert commentary on the history of the Papacy and the Vatican

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A once-in-a-lifetime chance to hear the pope's weekly message in person! Lock in tickets and learn about the history of the Papacy from your expert guide.

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What You Can Expect

Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation

Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation

Begin with meeting the guide near St. Peter's Square where you will be provided with headsets. Your guide will explain the origin of the Papacy from the first Christians through Constantine's era and up to the current wonder of the Holy See. You will discover the history of St. Peter's Square created by Bernini in the 17th century as you become familiar with the smallest sovereign state in the world. The presentation unveils the fascinating history of the Papacy and the artists that contributed to the marvel of Vatican City.

Next, witness the audience at Vatican City. Experience the awe and wonder which occurs at the Papal Audience as Cardinals read in various languages reaching out to pilgrims and visitors from the far corners of the world. Then hear the Pope's weekly message as he enters the central stage. Feel free to sing along with the spiritual leaders of the Church and pray with the Pope, the head of State of Vatican City or just sit back and observe this amazing tradition taking place.

Important notice: You must reconfirm this tour immediately after booking, on the phone number provided on your voucher. Our local supplier will ask for your home address, as Vatican City require this information to be submitted before your visit. Failure to reconfirm this tour may result in it being cancelled.

Please note: the Papal Audience is a popular event in Rome, and occasionally seating is limited. Your guide will do everything possible to allocate your seat, but on rare occasions, this may not be possible.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Flavinia [ from viator ] was amazing. Ran at the right moment as she got past the gates and got us our seats. We were able to be at a point where Papa Francesco passed on his mobile twice and that was what we were there for - to get as close to the pope while we seek his blessings.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

I would give this tour one hundred stars. The Papal Audience has been one of the highlights of my life...it was such a buzz and I am not Catholic. There was a definite joy in the air and the guide managed, through her experience to get us fabulous seats and we were within three metres of the Pope in the pope mobile. During the wait for the mass to start the time flew quickly as the guide filled us in on relevant information that was informative and interesting.

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