The Vatican Gardens tickets price for adult admission depends on any ticket-holder discounts and the season. The cost can range from u20ac25.00 to u20ac45.00 per person. This does include access to the Vatican Museums. Your Gardens of Vatican City tickets will include a visit to the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel - but remember there is no re-entry, so you must see them all in one day.
Yes, but the private papal gardens can only be visited as part of a guided tour. You do need tickets for Vatican Gardens. The tickets price also include entry to other attractions in Vatican City Rome before or after you visit Vatican Gardens. The other gardens of the Vatican are u201cBarberini Gardensu201d located in Castel Gandolfo; these are also worth checking out! To visit all the papal gardens, join a Vatican Gardens bus tour.
Vatican entry tickets for admission to the museums and the Sistine Chapel cost around 15 euros (you cannot buy them separately). St Peteru2019s Basilica is free; however, with a fast track access ticket, you jump the queues. These Vatican skip the line tickets save you the agony of waiting in endless lines. And, the papal gardens tour includes admission to all of the above as part of the Vatican admission and offers the most bang for your buck.
You can purchase your ticket up to 60 days in advance. The availability depends on the season. Also, Wednesdays are especially popular due to the papal audience the Pope holds in the morning. Fridays during the summer also sell out fast as the museums stay open longer than usual (until 7 pm).
Visiting hours for the Gardens are only mid-late mornings. There are no walking tours on Wednesday, only a Vatican Gardens bus tour. A Vatican walking tour of the gardens begins at 9:30 or 11 am. Bus tours depart between 8:15 am and 12:45 pm. The papal gardens are open from Monday to Saturday (closed on Sundays & holidays or mass days in the Catholic calendar). Annual closures include: 8, 25 & 26 December, 1 & 6 January and Easter Sunday. For the full schedule check the Vatican Museums official website.