Full € 16,00Reduced € 8,00School groups € 4,00Free entry on the last Sunday of every month (see above)
How to skip the line
In order to skip the line at the ticket office, you can purchase your ticket on the official website of the Vatican Museums. Full payment is requested on line (ticket price + pre-booking fee € 4,00). With your voucher go straight to the ticket office (without queueing) just 30 minutes prior the beginning of the visit you have booked online, and collect you tickets.
- entry to both Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel is included in the same ticket- admission to St. Peter’s Basilica, as well as to any other Church, is always free.
Covered knees and shoulders are mandatory, so basically no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts. Hats are not allowed.
GENERAL AUDIENCE ON WEDNESDAY
The General Audience held by the Pope takes place every Wednesday in St. Peter’s Square or inside the Paul VI Audience Hall, according to the weather conditions. It begin at 10.30 am.It is quite common on this occasion to see the Pope up close, but a ticket is required to attend the event. The ticket is totally free of charge and it is issued by the Prefecture of the Papal Household; it is necessary to pre-book it, which thing can be done by forwarding a specific request fairly in advance.The form can be downloaded from the official website:
You need to fill it up and provide the following details:- date of the General Audience- number of tickets requiered- name/group- mailing address- telephone and fax numberAfterwards you just have to print it and send it by fax to +39 06 6988 5863 (that belongs to Prefecture of the Papal Household, 00120 Vatican City State). Lines might be busy given the amount of trafic of this institution, so you might need to try for a while.You will collect your tickets at the office located just inside the Paul VI Audience Hall from 3 pm to 7.30 pm on the day before, or alternatively on the morning of the audience from 7 am to 10 am.We suggest, however, to be there some time before the beginning of the audience to make sure you will find free seats.In case of disabilities inform the Prefecture and they will provide you with assistance.
MASS IN ST. PETER’S BASILICA
On holidays and Sundays, services in St. Peter’s Basilica begin at 9 - 10.30 - 11.30 - 12.15 - 13 - 16 - 17.30.
On working days they begin at 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 17.
MASS IN ENGLISH (& OTHER LANGUAGES / CHRISTIAN TRADITIONS) IN ROME
Here below a selection of the Churches where services take place in English & other languages, with some hints on how to reach them from Hotel Des Artistes (Termini station):
St. Patrick's in Rome, Via Boncompagni 31 (metro line A, stop: Berberini). Sunday service in English: 10 am.San Silvestro in Capite, Piazza di San Silvestro 17/a (bus #85, stop: Via del Corso next to San Silvestro). Sunday service in English: 10 am and 5:30 pm.
Breccia di Roma, Via IV novembre 108 (bus #40 express, stop: Piazza Venezia). Sunday service in Italian: 5.30 pm.
St. Paul’s Church (within the walls), Via Napoli 58 (10 minutes on foot from Termini, or metro line A, stop: Repubblica). Sunday service: 8.30 am, 10.30 am in English; 1pm in Spanish.
Rome Baptist Church, Piazza S. Lorenzo in Lucina 35 (bus #85, stop: Via del Corso next to Frattina). Sunday services: 9:30 am Bible study; 10:30 am service in English; 1 pm service in Filipino; 3 pm service in Chinese.
Coptic Orthodox Church of S. Maria Curia Vescovile, Via Laurentina 1571 (metro line B, stop: EUR Fermi + bus # 703 nineteenth stop Laurentina Civico 1569). Liturgy: Everyday (not on Saturdays): 9 am
Rome Methodist Church, Via del Banco di S. Spirito entry to Church (bus #40 express to the last stop, beside Castel Sant’Angelo). Sunday service in English: 10:30 am.
St. Andrew’s Church, Via XX Settembre 7 (metro line A, stop: Repubblica). Worship: Sunday 11am.
St. Andrea Apostolo Church, Via Sardegna 153 (bus # 910, third stop Piemonte). Liturgy: every day at 10.30 am.
St. Nicolas Church, Via Palestro 71 (2 minutes on foot). Liturgy: Sunday at 10 am Saturday at 6 pm Thursday: 9am
Chiesa Valdese, Via Marianna Dionigi 59 (metro line A, stop: Lepanto). Sunday services in Italian: 10:45 am.