Vatican Hill, Vatican City

Prominence: 13 m, 43 ft

Elevation: 78 meters, 256 feet

True Isolation: 1.46 km, 0.91 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Italian: Colle Vaticano
Latin: Mons Vaticanus
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 54' 13'' N, 12° 27' 0'' E
41.903493, 12.450122 (Dec Deg)
288499 E 4642206 N, Zone 33 (UTM)
CountryVatican City (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Vatican Hill:
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #63)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #49)
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     Europe Country High Points (Rank #53)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #55)
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #56)
     World Country High Points (Rank #237)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 154
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 145)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1971-08-15 by Ben Lostracco
     2001-07 by Rickard Colliander
     2001-08-20 by Balazs Antal
     2004-03-16 by Travis Greiman
     2006-03-17 by Lee Newton
     2006-08-21 by Michael Vecchiarelli
     2007-03-11 by Norbert Schaefer
     2011-11-13 by Matthias Fieles
     2012-01-28 by Andrej Gerber
     2012-10-11 by Lyngve Skrede
     2012-11-15 by Caj Svensson
     2013-01-26 by Mark McAllister
     2016-06-02 by Martin Friedrich
     2016-06-11 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2016-09-17 by Ryan Turner (GPS Track)
     2016-10-03 by Christoph Winkler
     2016-12-09 by Lee Humphries
     2018-08-05 by Mario Chamberland
     2018-08-09 by Brian Hutchins
     2019-01-05 by Tom Milliard
     2019-12-17 by Bill Hughes
     2022-09-06 by James Barlow
     2023-01-17 by Brendan Barrett

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Summit photo at 78,5 m according to writing by the door (2009-06-13). Photo by Lars Holme.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 13 m/43 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 13 m/43 ft
  Key Col: Aurelio - Via Innocenzo VIII    65 m/213 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.46 km/0.91 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.916478, 12.447462
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Monte Mario  (N)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Italian Peninsula and Islands
Range3: Western Italy
Drainage BasinsTiber
Tyrrhenian Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Highest point in the Vatican (2016-12-09). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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The HP is just right there!! (2018-08-05). Photo by Mario Chamberland.
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Mons Vaticanus (2021-05-28). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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