Cupola Tour
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Cupola Tour

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Visit the Cuppolone (from Roman dialect “the big dome”) with dedicated audio guides. 

Reach the first level of the Cupola with the elevator, avoiding 171 steps and enjoy the view of the interior of the Basilica from above! Then reach the top of the Dome to be enchanted by the breath-taking panoramic view of the Vatican City. After the tour you can take audio guides as a special souvenir of your stay in the Vatican State.

The price includes:

  • Elevator to the first level of the Dome (avoid climbing the 171 steps)
  • Dome entrance ticket
  • Disposable audioguide
  • Reserved priority entrance (both for the Dome and for the Basilica)
  • The Dome official audioguide in one of the 10 languages available.
  • Skip the line service before the metal detector checks.

The price doesn’t include the guided or audio-guided tour of the Basilica.

Audioguide available in: 

English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Polish

Opening hours: 

Daily from 8:45 am to 5.00 pm.

Last admission at 4.15 pm


Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican

Please note:

  • To hear the audio guide it is necessary to use the earphone. The earphone is not included in the price. You can bring and use your earphone or buy it at the Basilica reception desk for € 1.00.
  • To collect the audio guide you will be asked for a Document of Identification that will be held until the return of the device.
  • You will be sent the exact timeslot for the entrance to your email address after the booking.


The 21st of December the entrance to the Vatican will be possible only at 2:00 pm.