Castel Sant'Angelo terrace express tour with fast-track access
Castle & palace tours

Castel Sant'Angelo terrace express tour with fast-track access

Availability: Every day
Duration: up to 1 hour
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Skip the line at Castel Sant'Angelo and enjoy a 1-hour tour of its magnificent terrace
  • Admire one of the most beautiful views of the city from the highest accessible point of the castle
  • After this fantastic experience, visit the remaining levels of the castle in total autonomy
What to expect

Skip the line at Castel Sant'Angelo, ascend to its magnificent terrace for a one-hour visit and discover one of the most beautiful views of Rome from the highest accessible point of the castle. The name 'Terrazza dell'Angelo' is linked to the colossal statue of the Archangel Michael, made to commemorate the vision that Pope Gregory the Great had in 590, on the occasion of the end of the plague in Rome.

The view opens almost 360 degrees over the historic center of Rome, which lies at the foot of the castle, beyond the Tiber. The castle is faced by Sant'Angelo bridge, one of the most scenic in Baroque Rome due to the sequence, designed by Bernini, of ten statues of angels holding the symbols of Christ's passion.

Moving your eyes from left to right, you will recognize the gigantic bulk of the Palazzaccio (the Palaces of Justice), the greenery of Villa Borghese, Quirinale, Pantheon, Capitoline Hill, Aventine Hill and the Janiculum while, turning towards St. Peter's Basilica, you will appreciate the Passetto di Borgo route, which connects Castel Sant'Angelo to the Vatican Palaces.

After this fantastic experience, you will be free to visit the remaining levels of the castle in total autonomy.

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What's included
  • Fast-track entrance to Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Small-group tour
  • Professional local guide
  • Headsets
  • Panoramic view from the terrace
What's not included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service
  • Food and drinks
Where

Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

Meeting point:

In the pedestrian area of Castel Sant’Angelo

What to remember
  • The tour is only offered in English
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When

Every day at 10.00am and at 3.00pm

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Provider
Loving Rome
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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