St Peter's from the right (north) side of the colonnade. Access
is ramped at this point. Accessible restrooms are also near
through the middle of the colonnades to the security personnel.
passing through security, you will move up the right side toward
the first arch, at the bottom right of the basilica, you will
see the door for the Baggage Deposit. This area has the
elevator up to the basilica level.
exit is on the right (north) side of the basilica. This is
the spot where you can enter the grottoes (Tombs of the Popes),
or the elevator to the roof.
St Peter's you will move into the portico, and then access
the last door on the left (facing the interior).
door is often closed, but an attendant will be glad to open
it for you.
wheelchair 06 6988 4857
companies in Rome rent wheelchairs:
charges clients for at least 10 days at €2.50/day, totaling €25.
The company asks for an official document, like a passport, but
they do not require a deposit. They will deliver the chair for an
additional fee of €15. Their telephone number is 06.55.94.526.
asks for a re-imbursable deposit of €50-100 for renting the
wheel chair. There is no other charge. They are not able to deliver,
so clients must pick up and deliver the wheel chair to their address,
Via G. Mengarini, 107, Roma. This is located near the Stazione di
Trastevere and Piazzale della Radio. They may require an official
document and will photocopy for their records. You must call their
store at this tel. no. after 9:00am 06/5590858
Medical Service charges €50 for a month rental, plus an additional
€100 as a re-imbursable deposit. They will deliver with no additional
cost. No document required. Their telephone number is 06.55.73.879.
If you need
to find a wheelchair really fast in the city for a visitor, these
two places are handy:
Ort. Arenula Tel.: 06/6880 4204 Via Arenula, 14 A deposit of €120
is asked for.
The cost for one day is €20
& Sanitaria, Via Vespasiano, 20-22-22b (near Pza Risorgimento-Metro
A Ottaviano) TEL. 06/39723018 A deposit starting from €100 is asked
for. The cost varies depending on how many days you need the wheelchair.
The cost for 1 day is €25,82, 2 days is €18,08 (total of 36,16),
3 days is €13,94 (total of 41,82) etc.