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Do you want to follow the path taken by Jorge Bergoglio before he became the “Pope from the end of the World”? Discover what the early life of Pope Francisco was like in Buenos Aires with this sightseeing tour.

Do you want to follow the path taken by Jorge Bergoglio before he became the “Pope from the end of the World”? Discover what the early life of Pope Francisco was like in Buenos Aires with this sightseeing tour.

Pope Francis Tour Itinerary

The journey through the life of Jorge Bergoglio starts at 10 am at his birthplace in the renowned Flores neighborhood. This is where Jorge spent his formative years with his parents and four siblings.

We will tour the buildings which shaped his education and where he received the first sacraments which awoke his religious calling. We visit the places that he frequented in his youth and, at San Lorenzo de Almagro Football Club, we will learn about how his passion for football started.

We will stop at the Church of San Francisco de Asis, where Bergoglio discovered the Franciscan Order from which his papal name is taken. We also visit the San José de Flores church, where at only 17 years old, he decided to dedicate his life to God.

Our last stop is the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral, where thousands of Argentines convened to await the results of the conclave in which Bergoglio was elected successor to PopeBenedict XVI.

The tour ends around 1 pm in Plaza de Mayo.

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Price

Adults Children from 3 to 6 years old Children under 3 years old
Pope Francis Tour
US$ 39.50
US$ 19.80
Free

Pope Francis Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 39.50
  • Children from 3 to 6 years old

    US$ 19.80
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

* The price increases on the 1 January

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Transport.

English speaking guide.

When to book?

You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

831 Defensa street, San Telmo, Buenos Aires.

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