Necropoli Via Triumphalis
Not to be confused with the Tomb of St Peter, this ancient Roman cemetery extends beneath the Vatican hill. Guided tours, which must be...
Founded by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century and enlarged by successive pontiffs, the Vatican Museums boast one of the world's...
Entrance to Vatican Museums
The entrance to the Vatican Museums.
Vatican Gardens information
Up to half the Vatican is covered by the perfectly manicured Vatican Gardens, which contain fortifications, grottoes, monuments and fountains. Visits are by two-hour guided tour only, for which you’ll need to book at least a week in advance.
Note that after the tour you're free to visit the Vatican Museums on your own.