Destinations/europe / Vatican City

Famous for being home to the Pope, Vatican City offers travellers a spectacular look at Roman art and architecture. This country is completely encircled by Rome, and is the smallest country in the world! Despite its size, this tiny country is abundant with things to do and places to see. Top tourist attractions in Vatican City include Saint Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter's Square, both of which are breathtakingly beautiful. The Catacombs and Sistine Chapel should also be on everyone’s list of places to see in Vatican City. The best time to visit the Vatican City is while touring Rome. 

Booking a Vatican City tour for any time of the year offers a fascinating insight into Roman history. Expat Explore’s guided Italy tours feature free time to explore Rome, allowing for travellers to visit the Vatican. Explore Italy in-depth with our Italy Explorer, get a Taste of Italy or enjoy many Italian Delights. Alternatively, enjoy time in Rome and Italy along with many other European cities and countries on tours like Best of Europe and Western Adventure!