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Info and reservations:


Cooperativa IL SOGNO
Viale Regina Margherita, 192 - 00198 ROMA
Tel. 06/85.30.17.58 Fax 06/85.30.17.56
Email: service@romeguide.it

These pages are run by Cooperativa Sociale IL SOGNO, an intermediate agency specialized in tours and reservations in Rome and Italy



General Informations - 2013
 
 



VISITING HOURS AND HOLIDAYS

Closed dates: Sundays, except for the last Sunday of each month, unless it falls at Easter, on June 29 (St. Peter and Paul), or on December 25 and 26 (Christmas Holiday)
Other holidays: January 1, 6; February 11; March 19; March 23, 24 (Easter - Easter Monday); May 1,(Ascension Thursday), May 22 (Corpus Christi Day); August 14-15; November 1; December 8 (Feast of the Immaculate Conception), 25-26.

N.B. Vatican Museums admission free last Sunday of month ultima admission 9.00/12.30 a.m., exit 1.45 p.m. IN THIS CASE IT'S NOT POSSIBLE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS

The closed sections in the Museums are indicated at the entrance. Access to the Museums is permitted only to visitors with proper attire.

The Sistine Chapel reopens
As the Conclave has now come to an end with the election of Pope Francis, the Sistine Chapel will reopen for visits by the public on Monday 18 March at 9am. It will also again be possible to visit the Borgia Apartment and the Collection of Modern Religious Art.

 


Visiting Hours - Vatican Museums 2013

Calendar 2013: click on image for see larger

MEANS OF TRANSPORT

- BUS ATAC :  907;, 991, 81, 51, 23, 49, 19, 990,64
- METRO : LINE "A"  stop Ottaviano 

ADDRESS

Viale Vaticano (Borgo)

DISABLED VISITORS

Wheelchairs can be reserved in advance (fax 06.6988.5433 ) or upon request at the “Special Permits” window in the entrance hall. Routes and toilettes for disabled visitors are also available.

Visits for visually impaired visitors can be reserved in advance (fax 06.6988.1573 )


VATICAN GARDENS

BOOKING ONLINE
  • regular (included guide) :
    €31.00 + € 5.00 (agency fees)
  • reduced (included guide) :
    € 25.00 + € 5.00 (agency fees)

    • The access is possible only with guided tours reserved in advance 
    • GUIDED TOURS FOR INDIVIDUALS: From March through April at 11.30
    • GUIDED TOURS FOR GROUP: Everyday except on Wednesdays and Sundays, with advance reservation and prefixed time

    Visits to the Vatican Gardens suspended
    From Monday 25 February 2013
    until further notice all guided tours of the Vatican Gardens will be suspended.

    MAPS OF ZONE

    General Particular

    CLOSED SECTIONS

    indicated on an illuminated notice board at the entrance

    SERVICES

    central cafeteria, sales counters with publications, audio guides, currency exchange, cloakroom, toilets, public telephones, post office, first aid.                 

     MAP OF VATICAN MUSEUMS and
    SISTINE CHAPEL 
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    VATICAN MUSEUMS ONLINE RESERVATIONS


    TICKETS ON LINE
  • Regular: € 16.00 + € 4.00 reservation + € 3.00 agency fees
  • Reduced* : € 8.00 + € 4.00 reservation + € 3.00 agency fees
  • Special** : € 4.00
  • BOOKING TICKETS ON LINE

    WARNING:

    • Vatican Museums admission free last Sunday of month ultima admission 9.00/12.30 a.m., exit 1.45 p.m. IN THIS CASE IT'S NOT POSSIBLE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS
    • Access to the Vatican Museums and to the Vatican Gardens is permitted only to those decenlly dressed.
    • Tickts are valid only for the day of visit and not refoundable.

    REDUCED: Visits organized by schools, academies or other educational establishments may be requested in writing on the institute's stationery letterhead and addressed to the Direction of the Museums.
    Pilgrimages organized by diocesis or parish churches by presenting a written request, authorized by the local diocese and addressed to the Direction of the Musems.
    Students under 26 years of age in possession of a valid student card or other document proving their status in the institute for the current year.

    SPECIAL: Visits organized by schools of all grades (excluding university level) located in Rome and Latium, by presenting a request on the school letterhead exclusively during the months of January, February, November and December.


    GUIDED TOURS RESERVATION
     
    VATICAN GARDENS
     
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    GUIDED TOURS

    INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS

  • with private guide
  • in established groups with guide
  • SCHOOLS
  • with private guide
  • in established groups with guide
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    VATICAN MUSEUMS AND SISTINE CHAPEL NO QUEUE (NO WAITING IN LINE) IN ESTABLISHED GROUP
       
    • 36.00 (admission ticket included)
     
     

    INFORMATIONS

    • IT WILL BE NOT OPEN INCASE THE LAST SUNDAY IS A CATHOLIC HOLIDAYS

    • FROM MONDAY TO SATURDAY - meeting at 9.00 a.m.

    • Children 0/2 years old free

    • SCHOOLS: 25 PAX (ONE FREE)

    • DEFINITIVE CONFIRMATION MUST BE CHANGED MINIMUM 96h IN ADVANCE (ONLY WORKING DAYS - NOT HOLIDAYS)

    • Reservations must be confirmed at least 15 days in advance for individuals, and one month in advance for the groups

    • Please, we remember that in high season period, could be a moment of line



    Info and reservation:

    Cooperativa soc. IL SOGNO arl
    Viale Regina Margherita, 192 - 00198 ROMA
    Tel. 06/85.30.17.58 Fax 06/85.30.17.56
    Email: service@romeguide.it

    These services are offered by Cooperativa Sociale IL SOGNO a.r.l. O.N.L.U.S. , a roman tour operator