Basilica of St. Paul outside the Walls
Piazzale San Paolo, 1
+ 39 06 698 80 800
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HOW TO GET TO THE BASILICA
Number 23 (Pincherle-Parravano)
Get off at ‘Ostiense – S.Paolo’
Line B (Laurentina)
Get off at ‘Basilica San Paolo’
The Basilica is open every day from 6.45 am to 6.00 pm, free admission.
The Administrative Office is open from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm (from Monday to Saturday).
HOW TO REACH US
From Termini Station
On the Metro Line B heading for ‘Laurentina’, get off at ‘San Paolo Basilica’
From Leonardo da Vinci Airport (Fiumicino)
Take the Leonardo Express train to Termini Station, then follow the instructions above taking the Metro Line B to ‘San Paolo Basilica’
From Ciampino Airport
Take the Terravision bus to Termini Station, then follow the instructions above taking the Metro Line B to ‘San Paolo Basilica’.
A taxi ride from either airport will take approximately 40 minutes.
Line B heading for Laurentina, get off at ‘San Paolo Basilica’ – we are approximately three minutes away on foot.
All areas of the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls, including the Exhibition Area (Cloisters and Pinacoteca) and the souvenir shop are accessible to disabled visitors.
There is an information desk at the entrance to the Cloisters (Oratorio di San Giuliano) which can offer help and advice to visitors, as well as information on events that are taking place in the Basilica.
The desk is open daily from 8.30am to 6pm.
BAR AND SNACKS
A self-service bar and machines for coffee, cappuccino, tea, cold drinks and snacks can be found at the exit to the Exhibition Area, just before the toilettes, in front of the so- called ‘archeological walkway’.
Situated at the entrance to the ‘archeological walkway’, the toilettes are accessible by wheelchair and also include baby changing facilities in the ladies toilettes.
There is a shop at the exit to the extra-territorial complex of the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls where you can purchase souvenirs including books, maps, guidebooks, rosaries, icons, paintings, mosaics, pottery, etc.
ADVICE FOR VISITORS
FOOD – DRINKS
It is forbidden to bring any alcoholic drinks into the Basilica. Food and drink must be left at the entrance and collected again within the day.
It is severely forbidden to touch any of the works of art in the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls or surrounding areas. CCTV cameras and an electronic alarm system are in use at all times.
The use of microphones or amplifiers is also forbidden
Please note that visitors who are unsuitably dressed will not be allowed entrance into the Basilica, the Cloisters, the Pinacoteca or any of the areas surrounding the Basilica
Photography is permitted in the Basilica and surrounding areas with the use of hand-held cameras and videos only. Permission for tripods or any other professional equipment must be requested ahead of time at the Administrative Offices
The use of mobile phones is permitted but we kindly ask you to turn off the ring tone during all liturgical functions and to respect the peace and quiet of all those taking part in the celebrations. Any intrusive use of mobile phones may be reported to a warden and dealt with in an appropriate manner.