ITALY NEWS

Moonlit treasures at the Vatican,

(issue no. 143/2011 / May 19, 2011)

For the third consecutive year, the Vatican Museums' doors are opening to the public on Friday evenings through July 15. As part of these special hours ‘under the moonlight,' visitors can enjoy the Vatican's many collections, from 2,000-year-old Etruscan sculptures to frescoes in the Gallery of Maps, handmade Flemish tapestries, the Raphael Rooms and Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. The museums' Friday evening hours are 7pm to 11pm. Reservations are required; see http://www.museivaticani.va.

 

 

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