Discover the link between the Vatican and Rome, and visit one of the main symbols of the Eternal City, Castel Sant'Angelo!
From the famous bridge flanked by beautiful statues of angels, known as Ponte Sant'Angelo, you will see the magnificent Castel Sant'Angelo standing out against the sky: here begins your fantastic journey back in time ...
Discover the fascinating history of this imposing building, once known as Hadrian's Mausoleum, by the great Roman emperor who commissioned it to make it a majestic tomb for himself and his family. Later it became the castle that can be seen today: a fortress used by the Popes to survive sieges, to preserve the great treasures of the Church and to imprison dangerous enemies.
Skip the queue and don't waste time: visit the richly decorated rooms of the papal apartments and stroll through the dark corridors of the prison, listening to the stories of the prisoners from our expert and passionate guide!
Finally, listen to the legends surrounding the statue of St. Michael the Archangel, on the splendid terrace at the top of the castle, and enjoy a breathtaking view of Rome and the Vatican, from the Victorian "wedding cake" to the great dome of St. Peter's Basilica!
This tour can be customized to meet your special requests and needs!