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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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Abbiamo visitato il paese molto velocemente, facendo un giro per il centro senza visitare però i musei. Comunque è molto carino e ben tenuto, carina molto anche la camminata sul lungo lago peccato sia... read more »We visited the country very quickly, making a trip to the Center without visiting the museums. However it is very cute and charming, pretty much even the walk along the Lake sin to be interrupted at some point.show original
effettivamente la cifra chiesta per visitare il castello, o meglio i giardini, mi sembra un furto. per bello che sia quì si esagera, troppo. peccatoactually the figure asked to visit the Castle, or rather the grounds, it seems a theft. for bello it is here you overdo it, too. Too badshow original
Ci sono andato con un amico per una passeggiata domenicale e spinto dalla curiosità di vedere, almeno da fuori, la residenza estiva papale. Molto bella la struttura, con le guardie svizzere e la visua... read more »I went with a friend for a Sunday stroll and driven by curiosity to see, at least from the outside, the Papal summer residence. Very nice hotel, with the Swiss guards and the overhead view of the whole valley. Picturesque country, with craft shops and perhaps a little too many shops "tourism". Clear weather and brisk air during a spring day.show original
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