Time in Vatican City
The exact time in Vatican City is based on the time zones for Vatican City. We will always try to give you the exact time for Vatican City. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Vatican City might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Vatican City are usually done to adapt citizen and tourist activity to the solar cycle. This allows for greater usage of daylight, reducing dependency on electricity. That is why the time is sent ahead one hour in the spring for Vatican City, and falls back one hour in the fall for Vatican City. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Vatican City to improve its tourism and depend less on Vatican City's electricity supplies.