Hi there, I was working out in Italy a few years back & as we were there over a long weekend, we decided to take the train into Rome. We couldn't work out why the transport system was so busy, until it dawned on us, Yes, it was Easter Sunday - duh!!!
But having said that, most of the crowds were sat around the Vatican waiting for the Pope's speach - after all that was what they had all come for. So the rest of the attractions were no more busy than usual.
Obviously entrance into the Vatican is out of the question, but you can still get close enough to see the buildings, square and pillars etc.
Go for it, you won't be disappointed.
Alan & Katrina
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