Private tour

Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Private Tour

Activity provider: The Ultimate Italy

Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Private Tour

Activity provider: The Ultimate Italy

From US$ 132.08 per person

Discover the treasures of Rome’s Castel Sant’Angelo on this small-group tour. Admire its incredible architecture in the company of an expert guide, and relax with a refreshing aperitif.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
Private group


  • Enjoy a small group tour to the iconic Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Benefit from skip-the-line entry into this popular landmark
  • Retrace the rich history of the castle, which dates back to 123 AD
  • Learn about the castle's uses as a tomb, prison, and refugee shelter
  • Relax in a charming local bar and sip on a tasty aperitif with your guide
Full description
Explore the wonders of the iconic Castel Sant'Angelo with an informed guide, and marvel at the impressive architecture and stunning figurines of a UNESCO-listed site. Take a journey through the epic history of the castle, which dates all the way back to 123 AD. Learn about its origins as a mausoleum built by the Roman Emperor Hadrian, for himself and his family. Discover the many uses of the castle through the ages, from prison to sanctuary for refugees in the Middle Ages, to a refuge for Popes under siege. Relax after your tour with a refreshing aperitif as you enjoy stories of the 'Eternal City' from your guide.
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Small group tour (maximum 12 participants)
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fee
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the entrance of Castel Sant'Angelo. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the tour's departure.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Backpacks
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • In case of cancelations or changes due to weather, security, or events held by the monument, you will be offered an alternative solution or a full refund
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for wheelchair users
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument. Only very small bags are allowed.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Pets are not allowed inside the monument
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