The Vatican is the smallest state in the world with an area of 0.44 km2 occupied by 900 people. It is also called the Holy See and the State of Vatican City.
Each year, millions of visitors, but not only Christians, are found in this area to visit the heart of Christian life and marvel at the art of incredible richness.
Vatican Museums (Vatican Museums): 4.2 million visitors in 2010
To avoid the queue that can reach tens of meters to enter St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, focus on Tuesdays and Thursdays. After 11am on weekdays, the wait is reduced on Saturdays but rather after 13h or 14h.