Where: Vatican City
Flight: The nearest airport: Leonardo Da Vinci (Fiumicino) International Airport (FCO) (around €130/person from Stockholm, round trip)
Accommodation: you can find hotels from €30/person/night on Booking
To visit: St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square, Vatican Museums, Scavi
Things to have: proper clothing
Tips: you cannot visit the Sistine Chapel on its own. The Sistine Chapel is part of the Vatican Museums and as such, can only be entered through the Vatican Museums. Clothing: Remove hats indoors, shoulders must be covered. No sleeveless tops or halters. A scarf/pashmina is acceptable as a cover up, knees must be covered. No cut-offs or short skirts. No shorts, either.
Seeing the Pope: On Sundays (12 noon) he appears in his apartment window on St. Peter’s Square and speaks for around 15-20 minutes
Budget per person: €250+