Udienze papali / Papal Audience

Il Santo Padre presiede l’Udienza generale ogni mercoledì mattina. Per richiedere i biglietti d’ingresso, contattare la Prefettura della Casa Pontificia al numero di seguito :

Tel. +39 06 69883865   fax +39 06 69885863.

The Holy Father holds a General Audience on Wednesday mornings. To request tickets for the general audience or liturgies celebrated by Pope Francis you may contact:

Tel. +39 06 69883865  fax +39 06 69885863.

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I biglietti si ritirano dall’ufficio sito in p.zza San Pietro il pomeriggio precedente l’udienza.

These tickets may then be collected from the ticket office of St Peter’s Square on the afternoon before the audience or liturgy.  

I biglietti non sono necessari per l’Angelus della domenica. / Tickets  are not required to attend the Angelus.

Ulteriori informazioni al link seguente / Further Information on the following link.

http://www.vatican.va/news_services/liturgy/calendar/ns_liturgy_calendar_en.html

The Excavations under St Peter’s Basilica (Scavi)

Per effettuare una prenotazione, visitare il sito di seguito e seguire le istruzioni

To make a reservation, visit  Excavations Office website and follow the instructions listed.

Il sito web vi informerà anche di eventuali aggiornamenti dell’Ufficio Scavi / Their website will also inform you of any restrictions or regulations of the Excavations Office.

Si consiglia di prenotare con largo anticipo, dato che il numero di visitatori è limitato a 250 persone. / It is best to make your request early as the number of visitors permitted to enter the excavations is limited to 250 people per day.

L’email deve essere inviata a / Your e-mail should be sent to scavi@fsp.va  e deve includere / and must include:

  • NUMERO di visitatori / NUMBER of visitors;
  • NOMI dei visitatori / NAMES of the visitors ( in caso di gruppi, specificare la provenienza del gruppo / in case of groups, the composition and provenance of the group is also needed [e.g. university, parish, etc.]);
  • LINGUA di interesse / LANGUAGE in which the requested tour will be given;
  • DATE di interesse / DATES in which the individual/group is available:  you can suggest certain time blocks, but the precise time of the visit will be determined by the Excavations Office;
  • Informazioni di contatto, affinché l’Ufficio Scavi possa contattarvi/ CONTACT INFORMATION (an e-mail address, fax number, or full postal address) so that the Excavations Office may advise you about your visit.

Dopo aver completato la richiesta, dovreste ricevere una email automatica di avvenuta conferma.  / Upon submitting your request, you should receive an automatic response if your subject line contains the words “Scavi tour”. This will inform you that your message was received and provide some other basic information.

As the dates which you have requested are approaching, a further response to your e-mail [than the above automated response] will be sent if you are placed in one of the groups.  This message will contain the date and time of the visit to which you are assigned.  It may take one to two months to receive this reservation e-mail. It will contain all further instructions necessary.  You must respond to this reservation message and submit your payment in order to secure your placement on the visit. You will generally pay with a credit card via the Internet.  Upon processing your payment, the Excavations Office will send you an electronic receipt.

Ulteriori Informazioni / For more informationThe Vatican Excavations Office.

Musei Vaticani / The Vatican Museums

Venire a Roma e non visitare i musei Vaticani? Assolutamente no 🙂 Una tra le più preziose collezioni artistiche al mondo, dove è possibile entrare a ” tu-per-tu” con la storia della Chiesa. /A  highlight of any trip to Rome is a visit to the Vatican Museum. As one of the largest and most precious collections of art and sacred objects in the world, the Vatican Museum offers the pilgrim a special opportunity to experience the glorious history of Rome and the Church in a special way.

Onde evitare lunghe attese all’entrata dei Musei, si consiglia vivamente di acquistare i biglietti online al link di seguito / In order to avoid the long lines for entrance to the museum, it is highly recommended to buy tickets online prior to your visit.  Purchase tickets for the Vatican Museum.

Per saperne di più / To learn more about the Vatican Museum, please visit their website:

The Vatican Museum Online

Tour guidato dei Musei Vaticani ( Inclusa Cappella Sistina e Giardini Vaticani) / Guided Tours of the Vatican Museum (including Sistine Chapel and Vatican Gardens)

Oltre all’incredibile vastità dei Musei Vaticani, Un tour guidato permette di vivere l’esperienza dei musei con personale qualificato / With the incredible vastness of the Vatican Museum, a guided tour is a great way to experience the highlights that the museum has to offer. Visita il sito per saperne di più/  Please visit Vatican Museum Guided Tour

è possibile, inoltre, visitare i Giardini Vaticani. Il tour offerto include la visita aldilà delle mura vaticane. / Please note that tours of the Vatican Gardens are available as well. The tour of the gardens brings the pilgrim behind the walls of Vatican City and provides an intimate look at its beauty.

Catacombe / The Catacombs

Aldilà degli Scavi, Roma offre anche la possibilità di vivere l’esperienza del primo Cristianesimo / Besides the excavations under St Peter’s, the city of Rome provides the pilgrim with the ability to experience early Christianity.

Oggi i pellegrini possono visitare le catacombe della città! Today, pilgrims may visit many of the catacombs around the city of Rome and catch a glimpse of the early Church.

Per info, visitare il sito / Please visit http://www.catacombe.roma.it/