Dress code

Vatican Dress Code Information

Vatican has recently made the dress code rules less rigid, however some basic rules still apply:

- during your tour of Vatican: dress comfortably and remember that ladies should have their arms and knees covered. No shorts for ladies or gentlemen but bermudas and Capri trousers are ok

- during your tour of Vatican Gardens: smart casual, no shorts for ladies or gentlemen but Capri trousers is ok

- during general audience at St Peter's Square: smart casual, no shorts for gentlemen

- during the Papal Mass:

- at St Peters Square: smart casual,

- at St Peter's Basilica: smart casual or formal