Guided tour

Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Tour with Fast-Track Access

Activity provider: Loving Rome

Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Tour with Fast-Track Access

Activity provider: Loving Rome

From US$ 51.41 per person

Explore Castel Sant'Angelo with fast-track access and learn the history of its ancient fortress from your guide. Be impressed by the walls and statues before taking in stunning views of the city.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Save time with skip-the-line access to the Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Learn the history of the castle from your expert guide
  • Enjoy the breathtaking city view from the top of the castle's terrace
Full description

Skip the lines at the Castel Sant'Angelo to set off on a guided tour. Enter the castle with skip-the-line access and learn about its history from your guide.

Explore the famous castle that was erected by Emperor Hadrian to be his tomb. See how the building was also used by popes as their private residence, as the state treasury, as a prison, and as a location for public executions throughout its history. Have the chance to discover the rich history of the castle and its magnificent architecture and paintings. Be introduced to the emperor's burial place, the papal apartment, and treasury room. Admire the beautiful angel sculptures along the Ponte Sant'Angelo bridge, also known as the Bridge of Angels. Finish off the incredible experience with a panoramic view from the castle's terrace and take stunning photos of the city.

Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Small group tour (maximum 20 person)
  • Panoramic view from the terrace
  • Professional local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Headsets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • You will have to climb a series of stairs to reach the panoramic terrace
  • Guests arriving after departure time cannot be accommodated and tickets cannot be refunded
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 166 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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Our guide tour was Allek. The guide tour was one of the best we done. Allek showed and explained us the high light and much beyond. We got to discover the historical background of Rome and specifically st. Angelo Cassell (the latest name....). His English language was perfect, with no accent, and it was easy to understand (compering to other guide tour that we took).

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November 20, 2022

The pass was easy to purchase as was the app and instructions from the app to get to the meeting point where the GYG rep was waiting. Our guide around the site was fantastic, spoke great English and was witty too, which was appreciated when you have been walking round Rome all day. The duration was spot on and price fair. Would use GYG again and recommend to others.

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October 1, 2022

Our guide was Alec, An Italian with Ukraine roots. Exceptional storytelling with lots of details, very clear, also gave additional tips about Rome itself. Possible to order only 1 day in advance, with easy payment (paypall and the likes), guide was easy to find and the group was rather small (could be luck though) Would recommend this to others.

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September 29, 2022

Product ID: 301283