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Embark on a journey of discovery as you explore the mystic and architectural beauty of the Vatican Gardens, while also taking in the stunning floral landscape. Our Vatican Gardens tour offers a unique opportunity to experience this hidden gem of Vatican City in style and comfort.
As you relax in the air-conditioned ecological bus, you’ll be transported through the winding paths of the gardens, passing by historic fountains and sculptures. The knowledgeable and friendly multilingual tour guide will provide informative commentary about the history and significance of the various sites.
You’ll have the chance to admire the lush greenery and vibrant flowers that make up the Vatican Gardens, all while taking in the stunning views of St. Peter’s Basilica and the surrounding buildings. This is truly a feast for the senses, as you enjoy the fragrant smells and vibrant colors of the flowers, set against the backdrop of historic architecture and art.
With skip-the-line access, you’ll bypass the long lines and crowds, making your Vatican Gardens tour a stress-free and enjoyable experience. Whether you’re a history buff, nature lover, or simply seeking a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of Rome, this tour is not to be missed. So come and discover the beauty and mystique of the Vatican Gardens on this unforgettable tour.
Join us for an unforgettable journey through the beautiful Vatican Gardens on our ecological Open Bus tour. Sit back and relax on comfortable bus seats as you take in the stunning views of mountains, artworks, and natural wonders. Our tour includes an itinerary that is aided by a multilingual audio guide available in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Our tour begins and ends in Largo del Sant’Uffizio, and visitors are required to be at the meeting point at least 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time. The itinerary of the tour is designed to take you through an unforgettable architectural and artistic project.
Please note that this tour does not include a visit to the Vatican Museums, but the same ticket can be used to access it. Come and join us on our Vatican Gardens Open Bus tour for an experience of a lifetime!
Every day, except Sunday & Other Vatican & International Holidays.
Via Paolo VI, 31, 00193 Roma RM, Italy
Traveler can choose the starting time at their convenience
25 minutes before the tour
Experience a peaceful and informative tour of the Vatican Gardens with our exclusive audio-guided tour available in 7 different languages including English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. The tour takes you through the secret oasis of Vatican City, showcasing the stunning beauty of the gardens while providing an educational experience.
Walking through the vast and harmonious gardens can be tiring, which is why we have arranged for a panoramic bus trip for your convenience. You can relax and enjoy the views from the eco-friendly and open-air bus while your tour guide shares information about the architecture, fountains, flowers, and twisting paths of these magnificent gardens.
The tour lasts for 45 minutes, and once it’s over, you can use the same ticket to gain skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel to explore the ancient masterpieces there. The meeting point for the tour is at the Vatican Gardens entrance, and visitors are advised to arrive 20 minutes before departure. The tour ends at the same location, allowing you to continue your exploration of Vatican City.
If you’re looking for a serene and educational experience, the Vatican Gardens Tour is the perfect choice for you. This tour takes you through a beautifully curated green oasis with a touch of ancient sculptures dating back to the medieval times.
As you explore the gardens, you will be greeted by emerald green foliage, vibrant flowers, and stunning architecture. You can take a leisurely stroll through the twisting paths and admire the shaded walkways lined with olive trees and papyrus plants.
The Vatican Gardens offer a unique blend of art, nature, and ancient masterpieces. As you tour the 44-hectare area, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the world’s smallest sovereign state from the comfort of an eco-friendly and open-air minibus.
Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience! Book your tickets now and discover the stunning architectural and artistic wonders of the Vatican Gardens.
Visitors with a verified invalidity of more than 74% are granted free admission to the Vatican Museums, along with a complimentary entry for a companion if the visitor is not self-sufficient. These free entry tickets for disabled visitors and their companions are issued directly at the special permissions and/or reception desks in the museum hall upon presentation of a valid invalidity certificate. In cases where a visitor with a disability requires a companion, priority skip-the-line entry is provided.
For those in need of a wheelchair, the Museum cloakroom offers them free of charge with a valid ID and deposit.
The Vatican Museums staff is dedicated to accommodating visitors with disabilities and their unique needs. Special free tours are available for blind and deaf visitors upon request. However, the Vatican Gardens are not accessible to visitors with disabilities. We want to ensure that everyone has a pleasant and memorable experience at the Vatican Museums, especially those with disabilities who may face additional challenges in accessing sites and museums.
We offer guided tours of the Vatican Gardens, with the most convenient option being an audio guide available in 7 languages. However, this option may have limited availability, so we recommend booking your tickets in advance to ensure you don’t miss out on this unique experience.
Absolutely! Our Vatican Gardens tour comes with skip-the-line access, so you can bypass the long queues and save valuable time. In addition, you’ll also receive a reservation ticket for our ecological open bus, which will take you on a comprehensive tour of the Vatican Gardens.
Unfortunately, the Vatican Garden audio-guided tour does not include a visit to the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. However, you can use the same ticket to gain skip-the-line entry to these attractions. Please note that the audio guide is not included in this part of the tour.
Please also be aware that visiting hours at the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel may be subject to change due to special events.
Absolutely. Given that Vatican City is home to many religious sites, there is a strict dress code that must be followed by both men and women throughout the year. Visitors are required to cover their shoulders and have their pants/skirts below the knee.
In addition, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes for the tour, as there will be a fair amount of walking involved.
Yes, there is a discount available for students under 26 years old. To take advantage of this offer, students must present a valid student ID during the tour.
Please note that this tour is not recommended for children under the age of 6.
If you plan to bring children aged between 6 and 18 on the tour, they must be accompanied by an adult.
If you have mobility issues, please contact us for information on private access options. However, please be aware that the sites included in the tour are not wheelchair accessible. As such, we regret to inform you that if you use a wheelchair, you will not be able to visit these sites.
Certainly! Photography is allowed inside the Vatican Gardens. However, please note that there are photography rules that must be followed when inside the museums. Specifically, the use of flash photography is not allowed inside the chapel.
Please note that if you booked the tour within 72 hours of the travel time, cancellation is not allowed.
We recommend arriving at the tour meeting spot 25 minutes early to ensure a timely departure. Please note that it is the customer’s responsibility to arrive on time for the tour. If you arrive late or fail to show up, we regret to inform you that we cannot accommodate you as we will already be at the tour destination with other participants. Additionally, please be aware that the Vatican tour ticket price is non-refundable, and cancellation of the ticket is not possible. Therefore, if you miss the tour, you will not be refunded for the cost of the ticket.
Yes, we offer a hotel pickup and drop-off service for an additional fee. You can select this option during the tour booking process, and we will arrange transportation for your group based on availability. Please note that the hotel transportation service is optional and not included in the tour price.
To cancel a trip, please get in touch with us by dialing +39 081 188 16603 or +39 327 742 0062.
Our customer service team is available from Monday to Saturday, 8 am to 4 pm. Prior to canceling your tour, kindly review the other frequently asked questions regarding cancellations for this tour, as well as the Cancellation & Refund Policy of “Explore Italy Today”.
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As per the latest COVID-19 regulations, tourists are not required to present a vaccination certificate, test certificate, or “Green Pass” to enter the Colosseum or other places like restaurants, museums, and historical sites.
Please note that wearing a mask is mandatory when visiting the Colosseum. Failure to comply with this rule will result in denial of entry. Additionally, your temperature will be checked at the entrance, and entry will be refused if it exceeds 37.5C (99.5F).
While in the open-air areas of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, the mask requirement may be relaxed. However, a mask must be worn when entering the Roman Forum area.
Please refer to the Covid-19 Travel Notice for the latest travel updates during the pandemic.