Australian Embassy
Holy See
Holy See

About the Vatican

For information about relations between Australia and the Holy See please click here

Most information on the Holy See and Vatican City State can be found on the Vatican Website www.vatican.va

To facilitate your search we have separated the following links:

Ticket Reservations for Papal Events - for tickets to General Papal Audience, Papal Masses and Special Masses such as the Christmas Midnight Mass, Easter, Canonisations and other liturgical celebrations.


Vatican Museums and Gardens - for information on admission, guided tours and the Museum collections - online bookings.


Scavi Office, Vatican Necropolis - for information on visiting the archaeological excavations under St. Peter's Basilica

The Vatican Secret Archives - for information about the Vatican Secret Archives

Papal certificates / Apostolic Blessings - Apostolic blessings on parchment are available through the Office of Papal Charities ("Elemosineria"):
Tel +39-06-6988-3135
Fax +39-06-6988-3132.