Half Day Castel Gandolfo Pontifical Villas and Typical Lunch

Rome, Italy

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icon5 to 6 hours  (Approx.)
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If you are looking for an experience that has the right mix of culture and relaxation, at short distance from Rome, here you will probably find what you need! Enjoy a morning visit to the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, the ancient papal residence and try tasty local food in a typical Fraschetta.
After a few days of sightseeing in Rome, it’s time to take a day-trip out of the city and enjoy an unforgettable experience!

Private transportation
Skip the line entrance to the Pontifical villas with audio guide and golf cart for the gardens.
Tour Leader with meeting at the Rome Termini station.
Tickets for round-trip train Roma Termini-Castel Gandolfo.

Departure Point

Lush Italia, Presso Stazione Termini, Piazza dei Cinquecento, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Stop At:  
Castel Gandolfo
After arriving at Castel Gandolfo train station, enjoy a little tour strolling in the streets of the old town of Castel Gandolfo and learn about the history of this enchanting village, between local shops and stunning views. You are 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Rome, on a height on the Alban Hills overlooking Lake Albano. Castel Gandolfo has a population of approximately 9000 residents and is considered one of Italy's most scenic towns.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo
Discover the breathtaking Pontifical villas, that served for centuries as a summer residence and vacation retreat for the Pope. Here you will have the unique chance to visit the private rooms of the Pope with audioguide and the wonderful Barberini gardens on a golf cart.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Castel Gandolfo
If you choose the lunch option, get ready to taste real Italian flavors! The typical Fraschetta that you will reach after your Pontifical Villas visit, offers tasty local food such as fresh homemade pasta, cheeses, vegetables & different salumi. Included in the meal is one starter, a first and is served with your favorite wine.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

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