Feast of St Peter and St Paul

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See also: St Peter's BasilicaVatican City

Feast of St Peter and St Paul
Both Saint Peter and Saint Paul are celebrated during this time with Mass held at both St Peter's Basilica and Basilica di San Paolo Fuori Le Mura.

Rome celebrates its two patron saints martyrdom on this day which has become a public holiday. Mass is given in both the Basilica of St Peter and St Paul as well as at other locations around the city, with other celebrations such as firework displays also taking place.

Date Of The Feast Of St Peter's and St Paul's
The event takes place on the 29th of June each year.

St Peter's Basilica is located at Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano within Vatican City and San Paolo Fuori Le Mura is located at Via Ostiense, 186, 00146 Roma.

Travel Guide
San Paolo Fuori Le Mura is approximately 7 kilometers south of Vatican City and is easily reached by public transport or taxi. The Vatican is also very accessible by tram, bus, metro or taxi.