Guided tour

Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Skip the Line Small Group Tour

4.9 / 5

22 reviews

Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Skip the Line Small Group Tour

From £71.15 per person

On this 2-hour guided tour, discover the castle and its changes throughout the centuries. Admire the paintings, ancient fortified walls, statues, the treasure room and take in breathtaking views of the city.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, German
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • See the tomb of Emperor Hadrian
  • Visit Pope Paul III's apartment and its amazing frescos
  • Enjoy the breathtaking city view from the top terrace
Full description
The Castel Sant'Angelo was erected by Emperor Hadrian to be his tomb and many of his successors are buried there. The castle was also used by popes as their private residence, the state treasury, a prison and as a location for public executions throughout its history. On your tour, you will be able to explore the rich history of the castle. See samples of magnificent art either in architecture or paintings. Enter the emperor’s burial place, the papal apartments, the treasury room, and much more. You will also enjoy one of the best breathtaking views of Rome. Take fantastic panoramic photos of the castle and of the city from the terrace. You will be part of a small group (not exceeding 10 people), led by a professional, experienced, local guide who speaks fluent English.
Includes
  • Entrance tickets
  • Local guide
  • Small group (10 people max)
  • Walking tour
  • Amazing view over the city of Rome
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • You will have to climb a series of stairs to reach the panoramic terrace
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4.9/5

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Tolle Führung durch die Engelsburg. Unsere Römerin war sehr nett und konnte viel über die Geschichte dieser Burg erzählen.

23 October 2021

Small group with an excellent guide. More interesting than some of the more obvious attractions.

22 October 2019

Meeting in the designated place, on time and tour at the right pace.

22 October 2019

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