Vatican city

Papal audience Wednesday Reservation tickets Prefettura Pontificia Fax 06 6988 5863 (at least 2-3 days in advance). Collect free tickets Tues 3-7pm, Wed 7-10am c/o Aula Paolo VI, Petriano Gate-piazza S. Uffizio

To visit the Basilica, it is recommended to line up for security control between 7-9 am or 4-7pm. Masses: 9,10,11,12am; 5pm

To visit S. Pellegrino church c/o Ufficio fotografico: contact Swiss Guards at S. Anna gate

To visit the excavations with tomb of saint Peter, apply to Reservations Excavations  at least 1 to 3 months in advance

To visit the Teutonic cemetery (ground given to Charlemagne by Pope Leon III) ask permission to pass to the Swiss Guards

To visit the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel

3-4 million visitors every year !! Entry 8.30am to 4:00pm (better around noon-1:00 pm or Wed am)

Ticket to enter skipping the line-up

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