Visiting the Vatican City

Useful information on visiting the Vatican, including Papal General Audiences, The Angelus and writing to His Holiness Pope Francis.

Papal General Audiences

Papal General Audiences are held each Wednesday at 09:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Square; the dates for upcoming general audiences can be found on the official website of the Vatican

*Please note that tickets are free of charge and that audiences are suspended during July.

The Angelus

The Angelus is held every Sunday at midday in St. Peter’s Square and is presided over by the Pope.

Tickets are not required for attending this event.

Writing to His Holiness

It is possible to write to the Pope at the following address:

His Holiness, Pope Francis 
Apostolic Palace 
00120 Vatican City