Articles tagged “vatican”

Tourism

Vatican Museums Reopen With the Rare Appeal of Limited Crowds

Before the crisis, if you've wanted to see the galleries at the papal palace in Rome without the herds of other visitors, you've had to pay about $350 or more for an after-hours tour. But now all it takes is a standard admission ticket of $19 (€17) for Italian residents.

Vatican Museums Reopen With the Rare Appeal of Limited Crowds

Tourism

Vatican Debuts Train Service to the Pope’s Summer Estate

Pope Francis is a homebody who doesn't often visit the Papal summer estate. Opening it up means the emergence of another popular tourism attraction for operators and booking sites. The Vatican itself is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world.

Vatican Debuts Train Service to the Pope’s Summer Estate

Tourism

Recessionary Rome has a lot riding on new Pope, including tourism

Italy and Rome may be hoping for a miracle here, the macro economics factors are too large to overcome by a 10 percent rise in tourism numbers in one city for the rest of this year.

Recessionary Rome has a lot riding on new Pope, including tourism

Online Travel

What tour companies have riding on the new Pope

The Vatican tours are among the most popular worldwide. A Latin pope has been chosen and expect the number of South American tourists to go up manifold.

What tour companies have riding on the new Pope

Tourism

Italian critic: Crush of “drunken tourists” to Sistine Chapel needs to be restricted

If the Vatican itself says it won't happen, then it won't. But it probably needs better management of crowds.