Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, Castel Gandolfo
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Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo is considered to be one of Italy’s most scenic towns, and is home to the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo, the summer residence of the Pope. Roam the piazza facing the palace to appreciate the fountain and scattering of shops and cafes. Take in the scenic view of Lake Albano or see the Stadio Olimpico, which staged the rowing events during the Rome Olympics. Visit archaeological sites like the Emissario del Lago Albano and the Villa of Domitian, or artistic locations like the Collegiate Church of St. Thomas of Villanova. You can also wander the cobblestone streets or enjoy one of the many restaurants in town. Add Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo to your Castel Gandolfo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Castel Gandolfo tour planner.
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  • The Papal apartments have recently been opened to tours as Pope Francis is not using Castel Gandolfo. Travel is easy via regional train from Termini for 4.20 euros return. You must be able to walk up ...  more »
  • I was there during a trip to the castelli romani, on Sunday, I found that on this day didn't open the doors of the Papal residence, as well as the Vatican. The village is nice overlooking Lake Albano, shame I hope to return when it is open.
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  • Pleasant village Roman hills, (known worldwide for hosting the Papal summer residence), from which you can enjoy a beautiful view over Rome and Lake Albano.
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