In Rome, Include the Vatican Gardens to Your Trip to the Vatican City
The Vatican Gardens are composed of parks and urban gardens that were initially created and maintained during the Renaissance and Baroque period.
This garden does not only boast of various flowers but also of different sculptures and fountains. New York Times blogger Katie Parla
writes about the incontestable beauty of the Vatican Gardens that was “once accessible on a more limited basis” (“Vatican Gardens Open to Public Tours
Below is a short excerpt of her blog post:
-- the gardens are now open to regular eco-friendly minibus visits, which depart from Piazza Pio XII near St Peter’s Square five days a week… The minibus traverses the sprawling, verdant complex, which includes an English garden, a French garden, an Italian garden, as well as pavilions and fountains, which incorporate antique statuary.
Here is the link
for the rest of her article.
So take time to include the Vatican Gardens in your trip to the Vatican City
in Escorted or Guided Tour