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Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation

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  • Guaranteed entry to the weekly papal audience, a long-standing tradition
  • Enjoy a prime viewing position right at the front
  • Audio headsets ensure you’ll hear your guide’s in-depth commentary
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Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation
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Papal audience ticket and presentation, with commentary from an English-speaking guide
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7:45am Departure in Spanish
Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation in Spanish
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Overview

On this tour, you’re promised an up-close encounter with one of the world’s most significant religious figures. While tickets to the weekly papal audience are free, this tour guarantees you entry and lets you bypass the busy crowds and find a prime viewing position right at the front. Audio headsets ensure you’ll hear your guide’s in-depth commentary, and this intimate tour is capped at only 20 people.

What to Expect

The papal audience is a long-standing tradition that’s attended by both pilgrims and people of diverse backgrounds from all over the world. On this tour, you’re guaranteed seamless admission to this extremely popular weekly event. Meet your guide near St. Peter’s Square in the morning and don an audio headset, which will allow you to clearly hear his or her commentary throughout the tour.

Next, cut through the crowds and find a prime viewing position right at the front of the room. Learn about the history of the papacy and other stories from your guide.

When the event begins, you’ll be perfectly situated to listen to the Pope’s address, watch the cardinals lead pilgrims in prayer, and listen to the hymns, prayers, and homilies that are a traditional part of the papal audience.

When the event is over, you can explore St. Peter’s Square at your leisure.

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1 - 5 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing event.

This was an amazing event full of expectation and emotions. It was very well organizes with no shortage of free transport or helpful stewards.

1  Thank holohaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Papa Francesco

If you are Catholic and visiting Rome, going to the Papal Audience is a must. As with many of events we scheduled, we booked with City Wonders (CW) . Compared with other tour companies, CW guides are always easiest to find once you're at the...More

1  Thank Carlo L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Not what was advertised

Based on the City Wonders description, we opted to pay for a service that was supposed to provide skip the line and preferred seating. The guide was also supposed to provide history and tips for the event. Instead of this, we were taken to the...More

2  Thank James H
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear James H, Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. I am sorry to hear that the Papal Audience with us did not meet your expectations. Nevertheless, this tour does not offer Skip the Line to the audience (but the general access) and...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile
Not worth the money

We booked the tour guide expecting to beat the queue & to have running commentary during the experience. All the guide did was take us to the queue behind hundreds of other people. When going through security she left us behind leaving us to fend...More

2  Thank Louise F
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hello Louise F, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We are sorry to read your disappointment during this experience. Let me inform you that you booked the papal audience presentation which includes a brief introduction of what...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile
Waste of money - so disappointed

We were so looking forward to the audience with Pope Francis which was to be the highlight of our trip to Italy. I knew that tickets to the papal audience were free, but this paid tour guaranteed seamless entry, skip the line admission, great seats...More

1  Thank Rose2323
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Dear Rose2323, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is only through client feedback like yours that we can continue to improve. I’m sorry to hear that your Papal Audience tour did not meet your expectations. This tour is designed to...More

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The earlier you go, the better a seat you get. The pope comes around 9:30 am - the whole thing lasts an hour or so
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