Rome: Audio Guided tour of Castel Sant’Angelo with Skip-the-Line Tickets


Welcome to Castel Sant’Angelo Skip-the-Line in Italy. Step back through over 2,000 years of Roman history at Castel Sant’Angelo, once Emperor Hadrian’s towering tomb and later the city’s emblematic fortress. Conveniently located steps from the Vatican, explore the castle’s strategic role protecting pontiffs and fending off invaders during sieges. Marvel at opulent papal chambers furnished through the ages.
Climb to panoramic parapets and picture the legendary Archangel Michael signaling the Black Plague’s end here. DESCEND Into gloomy Roman mausoleum depths and imagine the extravagant burial ceremonies once held below.


Get tickets for skip-the-line admission and an optional audio guide to see the Castel Sant’Angelo. Discover one of Rome’s most famous sites while taking a trip back in time.

  • Spend more time exploring with skip-the-line entry privileges
  • See Hadrian’s tomb and the Papal corridors of Castel Sant’Angelo
  • Marvel at sweeping views of the land from the terrace of the castle
  • Admire panoramic views and take photos of the Sant’Angelo Bridge
  • Learn about the legend of Archangel Michael and the plague of 590


  • Reserved skip-the-line entry ticket
  • Smartphone audio guide (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

Tour Plan

What to expect

Emerge to Ponte Sant’Angelo’s iconic angel statues lining the Tiber River toward St. Peter's on the atmospheric walk back downtown.
With skip-the-line privileges, revel in the ancient stronghold’s layers of legend, faith, power and defense condensed into one iconic Roman edifice. Let an optional app unfurl audio tales during your self-guided wander through Italy’s past glories.

Meeting point

It is not necessary to meet anyone, the entrance tickets will be sent by e-mail in the late afternoon of the day before the entry date. You must download the application on your smartphone before the tour begins. You will receive all the details to download the app via mail.

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Additional Info
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairment

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects

Know before you go

  • Tickets are delivered by e-mail in the late afternoon of the day before your reservation (if you do not receive your voucher code, please check your spam folder).
  • Last entry to Castel Sant'Angelo is at 6:30 PM. You can enter at any time before closing on the day of your reservation
  • You will need to climb a series of stairs to reach the panoramic terrace
  • If you choose the audio guide option, download instructions will be sent via email after you book. An Android (version 5.0 and up) or an iOS smartphone is required for the audio guide options. It is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, or iPad Mini 1st generation. You will need 100 to 150 MB of free space for the download
cancellation policy

Free cancellation

  • Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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