Questions tagged [vatican-city]

Questions about the City-State led by the Roman Catholic Pope located entirely within the city of Rome, Italy. The smallest country in the world.

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Does time spent in non-Schengen European microstates count against the available 90-day Schengen time?

So the Schengen Area wikipedia says three European microstates – Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City – can be considered de facto participants. Thus, for citizens of countries that can enter ...
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How to prove one has spent time in the non-Schengen European microstates, in order to pause the Schengen clock?

I am considering staying in Monaco, San Marino, or Vatican City before I can enter the Schengen area again. According to this answer, it is valid to stay in these three micro-states in order to stop ...
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Is there a dress code when visiting the Vatican in Rome?

I've heard from friends who have been to Rome that you must cover up when you visit the Vatican as they have a strict dress code. What does "cover up" mean? I'm sure this wouldn't be a problem in ...
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Visiting the Vatican as a pilgrim?

My wife would like to visit Vatican City. We are from Canada. My wife has mobility issues and I was wondering if it is at all possible to stay at the Vatican, either at Vatican City itself or in one ...
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Is it possible to visit the Vatican while wearing a Hijab?

I have read the question "Is there a dress code when visiting the Vatican in Rome?" carefully and I thought "the better covered the more welcomed" just like the photo suggested. However the ...
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Do I have to be Catholic to visit the Vatican City?

Are only Catholics/Christians allowed to visit the Vatican? If not, can the non-Catholics access the same areas as Catholics?
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Visiting the Vatican around Easter

I will be traveling to Rome with a friend for Easter 2016 (25th March – 30th March). We would like to be able to visit the Vatican to see the art and St. Peters Basilica (not for religious purposes, ...
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Buy tickets for Vatican museum online?

As the title may give you a hint, I'll be in a Rome for the first time. The challenge now - is there a website where I can buy tickets (with a guide included) for Vatican museums?