Vatican Gardens Guided Tour


Let us guide you through the botanical and architectural beauties in the most beautiful gardens in the world. At the end of the guided tour, the tickets for the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel are included.

For information and specific costs with relative discounts for groups of people or individuals, please contact the WhatsApp number +393505065760

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Vatican Gardens + Vatican Museums

The price of the visit includes the entrance to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

Guided Tour

Walking Tour

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Ticket valid also on Smartphone

Duration of Visit


Group Tour

The group will be composed maximum of 10 people


Remember that participants are required to arrive 15 minutes in advance of the time shown on the voucher, in order to carry out the necessary reception operations and ensure compliance with the departure time of the guided tours.

The ticket price also includes the possibility, at the end of the guided tour, to freely visit (without guide and limited to the day of issue) the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.


The visit to the Vatican Gardens is conducted by a didactic operator authorized by the state of Vatican City.

The visit itinerary is subject to change due to unexpected activities of the Holy See or the state of Vatican City.

  1. Casina of Pius IV
  2. Kite Fountain
  3. Statue of St. Peter and the Gardener’s
  4. House Torre Leonina
  5. Dome and rose garden
  6. Lourdes cave
  7. French garden
  8. Heliport
  9. Tower of San Giovanni
  10. Jubilee bell
  11. S. Teresa of Lisieux
  12. Italian gardens
  13. Ethiopian college
  14. Railway station
  15. Largo Santa Marta
  16. Governorate building

Multilingual Audio guide service on Open Bus

Due to the type of standard itinerary, the guided tour is not accessible to wheelchair visitors and is not recommended for people with walking difficulties. The Vatican Museums offer the possibility of a visit to the Vatican gardens without architectural barriers, our team will find the best solution for your needs click below on the button customize your visit.

Did you know that

The Vatican Gardens occupy twenty-three hectares of the forty-four hectares of Vatican City. Since 1279 the gardens have been the resting place and mediation of the Roman Pontiff, Pope Nicholas III had a solemn structure built on the Vatican hill, protected by the new walls that we can still admire today. Renaissance culture, art and philosophy influence gardens not only through the architecture itself, but also with the construction of fountains, statues and temples. From 13 April 2015 the Vatican Gardens are again open to the public. Don’t let the opportunity go to visit the green heart of the Vatican in a new, original and sustainable way. The visitor can also opt to visit the gardens on foot with an authorized guide available on our site
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Unexpected Closings

The various sectors could be subject to temporary or early closings due to unexpected activities of the Holy See or the state of Vatican City.

Refund Policy

This type of service is non-refundable.


Reduced from 6-18 years inclusive or from 18-25 years with a valid student card.

Important: to prove the reduction, documentation proving the day of the visit is required. Photos of documents on the mobile are also fine.

Failure to submit the documentation certifying the right to the tariff reduction, or the non-fulfillment of the requirements, will entail for the visitor the purchase of a new full-fare entrance ticket.

The reduced ticket already booked or purchased will not be refundable.

Free Entrance

Free 0-5 years

Vatican Museums reserve free admission to all disabled visitors with certified disability over 74%. In case of non self-sufficiency, the gratuity is also extended to an accompanying person. This type of visit cannot be booked online: entrance tickets, free of charge, are issued, upon presentation of an invalidity certification, at the Special Permits and / or Reception desks in the Museum hall.

A disabled skip the line (without waiting line) is guaranteed to the disabled person and his accompanying person.

At the cloakroom, a free wheelchair rental service is made available (subject to availability) by MV for visitors with walking problems. For rental, a presentation with a valid identity document is required.

Visit without architectural barriers

The museums are also accessible to visitors on mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs. However, for reasons of encumbrance, in some museum areas access or use is not allowed. In this case, the visitor will be invited to transfer on traditional wheelchairs that can be rented for free at the entrance hall.

Dedicated and equipped toilets for the disabled are located along the tour route and at the refreshment points. For a faster identification of the toilets, we recommend consulting the VM Map.

Most of the museum areas of the VM are accessible to people with motor disabilities. To facilitate the visit, the VM however recommend a barrier-free visit itinerary which, thanks to the assistance of the Guardian staff, allows easy access to the main services and points of interest.


During the entrance all visitors must pass the security check through the metal detectors.

All objects not allowed in the museum must be left in the cloakroom of the Vatican museums (it is a free service offered by the Vatican Museums).

Dress Code

The entrance to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Gardens is allowed only to visitors dressed in a dignified way. They are not the outstretched and / or low-cut clothing, shorts, miniskirts and hats. However, during the summer season, entry is allowed with shorts that cover the knee and use of the shirts that rest the shoulders!

Photographing at the VM

With the exception of the Sistine Chapel, it is allowed to photograph – for personal purposes only – the works and environments of the MV. The use of the flash is always prohibited. The use of the photographic tripod and / or professional equipment is prohibited; any use must be authorized by the Directorate of Museums and Cultural Heritage. The use of the extendable selfie stick is prohibited.

In the Sistine Chapel it is forbidden to take photos and video videos with any type of electronic device. The staff of the Custody is authorized to request the immediate cancellation, in his presence, of the video / photographic material created in contravention of the standard.