Welcome to St Peter


In this serene, back-to-nature village on the southern slopes of Mt Kandel (1243m), folk are deeply committed to time-honoured traditions. On religious holidays, villagers from toddlers to pensioners still proudly don colourful, handmade Trachten (folkloric costumes).


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$56.94 Shore Excursions

Rome On Your Own Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia (Rome)

The drive from the cruise port to central Rome takes about 1 hour 30 minutes. Your escort will give you information for your day in Rome including the location and time to meet at the end of your day.'Rome on your Own' is an excursion which gives you the flexibility to enjoy the sights of Rome at your own pace. Attractions you may choose to visit include:St Peter’s Square - The striking square and its imposing colonnade lead to the greatest basilica of the Christian world. St Peter’s Basilica also represents the core of the Vatican City, the smallest state in the world.The Colosseum - Completed in AD 80, this is the largest amphitheatre ever built and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. It hosted gladiatorial contests and public spectacles until the early medieval era.The Vatican - A symbol of the Catholic faith, the Vatican City State is home to the Pope as well as religious and cultural sites such as St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. These feature some of the world's most famous paintings and sculptures.The Trevi Fountain - Inspired by Roman triumphal arches, this is the largest and most famous Baroque fountain in Rome.The Pantheon - This temple, dedicated to all the gods of pagan Rome, is the most well-preserved and influential building of Ancient Rome, having been in continuous use throughout its almost 2000-year history.The Spanish Steps - This monumental stairway was completed in 1725 and is often used to host famous fashion shows. The steps provide a stunning location in which to relax and take in your fabulous surroundings.The Piazza Navona - Built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, in the 1st Century AD, this beautiful square is a perfect place to souvenir shop or just sit and have a snack and coffee.This tour is a fantastic way to see all the sights of Rome at your leisure. You can choose where you go, what you do and how long you spend in each place; it's an ideal choice for those who have visited Rome before.At the end of the day you will be picked up at St Peter's Square at the pre-arranged time by the tour escort and taken back to the port of Civitavecchia with plenty of time before your ship departs.What's included: • Travel on air-conditioned transportation • Map of Rome • Escort at the coach park  

$22.26 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

St Peter's Basilica Priority-Access and Audioguide Tour

Often regarded as the holiest site in Christendom, St Peter's Square marks the heart of Vatican City — Rome's famous papal enclave. Designed by baroque architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the distinctive square is flanked on either side by a stone colonnade, said to represent Christ's open arms symbolically welcoming the world into the Catholic Church.Collect your audio guide in St Peter's Square, and make your way toward the entrance to St Peter's Basilica. As you go, admire several sites of significance, including the northern fountain and the impressive obelisk that dates back to 13th-century BC Egypt. Then, head inside the main attraction: St Peter's Basilica. Reputedly built on the very ground where St Peter the Apostle was crucified, the church started out as a humble chapel to which Christian pilgrims flocked. What features you see and when you see them is up to you. Use your audio guide to learn about what interests you most, and enjoy seeing the church's sights at your pace. Over time, the church has evolved to become as ornate as it is sacred, home to priceless works of art. After skipping the long lines, head straight in and gaze up in wonder at the incredible cupolone — the church’s dome -— created by colorful Renaissance sculptor Michelangelo. You'll also see his beautiful La Pietà sculpture, as well as various mosaic works. Stop at the statue of St Peter and kiss or rub his foot for a blessing, before walking over to the tomb of Pope John Paul II. As you continue through the church, admire Bernini’s lavish, bronze canopy altar, known as the baldacchino. Positioned right in the center of the building, the altar marks the tomb of St Peter underneath.Your tour finishes inside St Peter's Basilica. When you are done with your audio equipment, return it to the start point.Click on the 'View additional info' button to download a map of the start point.

$285.43 Cultural & Theme Tours

Vatican City Saint Peter Basilica Private visit for your family and friends

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioGreat Official Vatican Guides will explain the secrets of the Queen of all the Basilicas!Duration: 45 minutesStop At: St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), Vatican City, LazioThe most famous and the biggest square of the Vatican City. It is from here that you may see the Pope blessing. In the middle of the huge square enjoy the Obelisk from Egypt (over 2500 years old)Duration: 5 minutesStop At: La Pieta, Vatican City, LazioThe marble sculpture made by Michelangelo Buonarroti. La Pietà is considered the first masterpiece of the artist, one of Michelangelo's greatest works of artDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, Vatican City, LazioThe greatest masterpiece of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. This huge mausoleum is right on top of the Tomb of St. PeterDuration: 5 minutesPass By: Vatican City, Vatican City, LazioThe smallest state in the worldStop At: Vaticano Egyptian Obelisk, Vatican City, LazioIn the middle of the most famous and biggest square of the Vatican Citythe, you can see the Obelisk from Egypt (over 2500 years old)Duration: 3 minutesStop At: Cupola di San Pietro, Vatican City, LazioThe highest building in Rome, from its top you will enjoy the spectacular views of the Eternal City and of the Vatican areaDuration: 40 minutesStop At: St. Peter Enthroned, Vatican City, LazioIt represents St. Peter in a sitting position, with his blessing hand and with the keys of the Kingdom of GodDuration: 3 minutesStop At: Porta Santa, Vatican City, LazioThe Holy Door is open only during the JubileeDuration: 2 minutesStop At: Tomba di Giovanni Paolo II, Vatican City, LazioThe tomb of Pope John Paul II which was proclaimed Saint by Pope Francis on 27 April 2014Duration: 3 minutesStop At: Monument to Alexander VII, Vatican City, LazioThe sepulcher of Alexander VII is the funerary monument of Pope Alexander VII Chigi, sumptuous work of Gian Lorenzo BerniniDuration: 3 minutesStop At: Tomb of Urban VIII, Vatican City, LazioIt is the funerary monument of Pope Urbano VIII, sumptuous work of Gian Lorenzo BerniniDuration: 3 minutesStop At: Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro, Vatican City, LazioThe Treasury Museum houses church ornaments, statues, papal miters, and various other objects, usually gifts from kings or other noblesDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Vatican Grottoes, Vatican City, LazioHere are the tombs of numerous PopesDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Fontane di Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City, LazioThe twin fountains of St. Peter's SquarePass By: Apolistic Palace, Vatican City, LazioFrom one of these windows the Holy Father looks out for his blessing

$90.20 Tours & Sightseeing

Fast-Access Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel tour by Tommaso with Hotel pick up

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioMeet your guide Tommaso at your central located hotel and head to the smallest country of the world, Vatican City. Use the fast access passageway, and ready to explore the wonderful collections of the Vatican Museums. Stroll through the Gallery of the Maps and Gallery of Tapestries as you tune in to stories of Vatican interest. Look at curios, for example, timeworn yet captivating Italian maps, the figures and candelabras of the Gallery of Candelabras. Stop for photographs before the Pigna statue in the Pinecone Courtyard, composed by Donato Bramante. Raphael's Rooms are a progression of displays that feature the ability of the commended Renaissance craftsman himself. Go through the rooms, and after that progression inside the Sistine Chapel — the pope's close to home place of love and a feature of any Vatican trip. Remain underneath Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam, which shrouds the roof, and respect The Last Judgment, his vivid painting that embellishes a divider. After your Sistine Chapel visit, keep on St Peter's Basilica, the representative heart of the Catholic church. Find out about its history and see more Vatican craftsmanship including Michelangelo's La Pietà, which was etched when the maestro was just 24 years of age. Look at the Baldacchino by Bernini, and after that say farewell to your guide in St Peter's Square, where you can see the Pope’s Palace and the colorful Swiss Guards.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, LazioMeet your guide Tommaso at your central located hotel and head to the smallest country of the world, Vatican City. Use the fast access passageway, and ready to explore the wonderful collections of the Vatican Museums. Stroll through the Gallery of the Maps and Gallery of Tapestries as you tune in to stories of Vatican interest. Look at curios, for example, timeworn yet captivating Italian maps, the figures and candelabras of the Gallery of Candelabras. Stop for photographs before the Pigna statue in the Pinecone Courtyard, composed by Donato Bramante. Raphael's Rooms are a progression of displays that feature the ability of the commended Renaissance craftsman himself. Go through the rooms, and after that progression inside the Sistine Chapel — the pope's close to home place of love and a feature of any Vatican trip. Remain underneath Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam, which shrouds the roof, and respect The Last Judgment, his vivid painting that embellishes a divider. After your Sistine Chapel visit, keep on St Peter's Basilica, the representative heart of the Catholic church. Find out about its history and see more Vatican craftsmanship including Michelangelo's La Pietà, which was etched when the maestro was just 24 years of age. Look at the Baldacchino by Bernini, and after that say farewell to your guide in St Peter's Square, where you can see the Pope’s Palace and the colorful Swiss Guards.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioMeet your guide Tommaso at your central located hotel and head to the smallest country of the world, Vatican City. Use the fast access passageway, and ready to explore the wonderful collections of the Vatican Museums. Stroll through the Gallery of the Maps and Gallery of Tapestries as you tune in to stories of Vatican interest. Look at curios, for example, timeworn yet captivating Italian maps, the figures and candelabras of the Gallery of Candelabras. Stop for photographs before the Pigna statue in the Pinecone Courtyard, composed by Donato Bramante. Raphael's Rooms are a progression of displays that feature the ability of the commended Renaissance craftsman himself. Go through the rooms, and after that progression inside the Sistine Chapel — the pope's close to home place of love and a feature of any Vatican trip. Remain underneath Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam, which shrouds the roof, and respect The Last Judgment, his vivid painting that embellishes a divider. After your Sistine Chapel visit, keep on St Peter's Basilica, the representative heart of the Catholic church. Find out about its history and see more Vatican craftsmanship including Michelangelo's La Pietà, which was etched when the maestro was just 24 years of age. Look at the Baldacchino by Bernini, and after that say farewell to your guide in St Peter's Square, where you can see the Pope’s Palace and the colorful Swiss Guards.Duration: 3 hours