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  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Vatican City

Vatican Gardens Tour on Minibus

Product ID: 212700
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Enjoy a 45-minute bus tour with audio guide commentary and admire the Vatican Gardens' fountains, sculptures, and historical buildings.
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Duration: 1 day
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Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the Vatican Gardens fountains and sculptures
  • Learn how the gardens and parks were established
  • Drive past the Radio Vatican and the Governor's Palace
Full description
Take a 45-minute tour of the Vatican Gardens, aboard an eco-friendly open bus. Sit back and comfortably admire the greenery of the private urban gardens and parks, which cover more than half of the Vatican country.

Learn how the gardens and parks were established during the Renaissance and Baroque era and see how it is beautifully decorated with fountains and sculptures.

Drive around the garden grounds covering approximately 23 hectares (57 acres) and admire historic buildings such as Radio Vatican and the Governor's Palace.
Includes
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry to the Vatican Gardens
  • Bus tour of the Vatican Garden with audio guide (available in Italian, English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Russian)
  • Booking and handling fees
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Entrance fee to St.Peter's Basilica, which is free of charge but access is not guaranteed and may vary due to crowd control
  • Entrance fee to the dome of St. Peter's Basilica
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet the Vatican Museums staff In Largo del Sant'Uffizio by "Petriano Gate". Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour starts

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes
• Please observe the strict dress code of no shorts or sleeveless shirts
• The tour is not available for children under the age of 6 years
• Please note that the museum's hours may change due to special events at the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St Peter's Basilica
• St. Peter’s Basilica and the Square may be closed in the morning due to the Papal Audience

From US$ 22.54 per person

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