Papal Audience with Pope Francis

Let us be your guide for this very special papal audience with Pope Francis, an unforgettable spiritual experience

4.5 hours
Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
Free Cancellation
Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Highlights

  • Tickets reservation
  • Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Pope up close
  • Local guide's insight

Includes

  • Professional guide (English, Spanish and German speaking guides)
  • Admission tickets
  • Wireless audio headset so you can always hear your guide

Excludes

  • Food and beverages
  • Transport
  • Gratuities

Please Note

Languages: English, Spanish and German Admission charges: While admission tickets to the Papal Audience are Free, they need to be reserved at least two months in advance. Your tour price includes the reservation of these limited tickets and your professional guide. Seating: No seating assignments, your guide will make sure you get the best seats. Cancellation policy: Free cancellation until 24 hours before your tour date. After that, a 100% penalty fee applies. No refunds for no-shows.

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MojoSF1984
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June 7, 2024
Our tour guide got us close to the Pope for his ride around the audience. Check in took long though as we were ushered to another line on another block and had to wait a second time in a long line to get through security. Even with the delay, we got to sit on the chairs in the section behind reserved guests and didn’t miss the audience or Pope’s Blessing. We had an excellent vantage point to take the Pope’s picture during his ride around- see photo attached. It was worth the price of the tickets for us given how close we were to the Pope during his quick ride around the vast audience. It lasted just a moment, but it’s a moment we will never forget.
Andreas
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April 22, 2024
Good organization and everything went well.
a Gray Line customer
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March 18, 2024
Tour highlights are worth the price paid.
a Gray Line customer
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June 7, 2023
Very easy to purchase online
Mr Mark Buongirno
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April 7, 2023
Laura is the best! Knew everything. Got us in the best location to see the Pope. He was within 20 feet of us
Ms Lea Abrigo
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March 24, 2023
Laura is an amazing guide. She made sure to tell us where to sit to see the Pope up close. She also explained the history and is very detailed. Really learned a lot from this tour. It’s such a wonderful experience. Thank you, Laura!!!
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June 7, 2024
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Our tour guide got us close to the Pope for his ride around the audience. Check in took long though as we were ushered to another line on another block and had to wait a second time in a long line to get through security. Even with the delay, we got to sit on the chairs in the section behind reserved guests and didn’t miss the audience or Pope’s Blessing. We had an excellent vantage point to take the Pope’s picture during his ride around- see photo attached. It was worth the price of the tickets for us given how close we were to the Pope during his quick ride around the vast audience. It lasted just a moment, but it’s a moment we will never forget.
reviewed by MojoSF1984
April 22, 2024
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Good organization and everything went well.
reviewed by Andreas
March 18, 2024
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Tour highlights are worth the price paid.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
June 7, 2023
Image with Rate from a Gray Line customer
Very easy to purchase online
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
April 7, 2023
Image with Rate from Mr Mark Buongirno
Laura is the best! Knew everything. Got us in the best location to see the Pope. He was within 20 feet of us
reviewed by Mr Mark Buongirno
March 24, 2023
Image with Rate from Ms Lea Abrigo
Laura is an amazing guide. She made sure to tell us where to sit to see the Pope up close. She also explained the history and is very detailed. Really learned a lot from this tour. It’s such a wonderful experience. Thank you, Laura!!!
reviewed by Ms Lea Abrigo

Itinerary

Tour duration: 4.5 hours.

This tour takes out the stress of planning a visit to Vatican City. Your professional guide will share stories about the unique history of the Vatican. They'll also ensure that you see the Pope and make the most of your morning attending the audience. Every week thousands of people visit the Vatican to hear the Pope speak during Wednesday’s General Audience. If the weather is nice, the audience takes place in the spectacular St Peter's Square. If it's raining or cold, the meeting happens in the Paul VI Hall inside the Vatican. This modern auditorium was designed by the Italian architect Pier Luigi Nervi in 1971.

After checking-in and meeting your guide, you will walk to the Vatican via the quaint alleys and corners of the Borgo. The cobblestone streets of Rome's "14th neighborhood" next to St. Peter's Square are laden with history and have been home to Popes and famous artists. You'll then find yourself in St. Peter's Square and take in its majesty and atmosphere.

Although the tickets are free, bookings are required weeks in advance, and the process can be difficult. This is where we’re ready to help out. We'll hand you the pre-booked tickets and your guide will get you there in time to find a good place to see the Pope. You may even hold his hand as he walks among the audience and heads toward his seat on the stage. At this unique event, the Pope gives the main address in Italian followed by a summary or greeting in at least eight languages.

Book with us early to make sure you don't miss out. And we won't leave you alone. After the audience, your tour guide will meet you in via della Conciliazione, close to St Peter's Square.

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Pickup Info

Start time: 7:30 AM. Meeting point: Bar Caffetteria L’Ottagono in Piazza del Risorgimento (350m from Metro A Line, Ottaviano stop) 15 minutes before the start of your tour (please look for our staff wearing pink uniforms or vests with our "I Love Rome" logo).

The tour ends in via della Conciliazione 48 (near St Peter's Square).

Gray Line - I Love Rome office:
Via Leone IV, 33 (6:30 AM – 6:30 PM 365 days)
[email protected]
0039 06 474 2501 (from November to March Monday-Saturday 6:30 AM – 7:00 PM / Sunday 6:30 AM – 8:15 PM)
From April to October 6:30 AM – 9:00 PM
0039 348 8112027 (Whatsapp only)