Is it OK to wear shorts to the Vatican?
It can be annoying to be banned from wearing shorts in the heat of summer, but the Vatican is serious about keeping knees covered.
My favorite solution is to wear a mid-length skirt (or a dress that goes to the knee).
Guys can sometimes get by with longer shorts, but trousers or jeans are always a better bet..
Can I wear ripped jeans to the Vatican?
Yes, as long as your knees and above are covered you will be fine. If your jeans are ripped on the thigh it could be an issue.
Is the Vatican air conditioned?
“Only parts of the Vatican Museum are air-conditioned. You’ll see many windows open throughout your tour. At times it can get very stuffy.”
Is there a dress code for the Vatican?
The Dress Code in the Vatican City Peter’s Basilica. Its basic code is for both men and women both need to cover their knees and upper arms. They prohibit wearing shorts or skirts above the knee, sleeveless tops, and low-cut shirts. … Pants are your best bet, but long shorts or skirts below the knee are also allowed.