Private Full Day Castel Gandolfo with Papal Villas and lunch at the Albano Lake

Rome, Italy

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icon10 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 4 more

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!
Enjoy a morning visit to the Pontifical Villas in Castel Gandolfo, the ancient papal residence, a panoramic tour of the volcano lake on your private minivan and a typical lunch in a restaurant with an incredible view.
The best part of your tour will be in the afternoon, where you will have the opportunity to relax on the shore of a wonder of nature: the Lake Albano.
If you are looking for a something cultural but at the same time relax at short distance from Rome, here is probably what you need!

Tickets for round-trip train Roma Termini-Castel Gandolfo.
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.
Private transportation
Sun beds, equipment rent at the beach.
Alcoholic Beverages

Departure Point

Roma Termini, Piazza dei Cinquecento, 1, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Stop At:  
Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo
At Castel Gandolfo train station you will be transferred to 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
After the visit to the Pontifical Villas, enjoy some free time strolling in the streets of the old town of Castel Gandolfo, 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:  
Ristorante "I quadri"
Jump on your private van that will take you on a wonderful panoramic tour of the volcano lake of Albano. You will be accompanied around the lake and get the chance to appreciate the view and the beautiful nature of this place. After a 25 minute drive you will reach the lunch destination on the lakeshore. This little restaurant is a great location and offers tasty local food. Included is one starter, a first and a second course at your choice. After lunch, enjoy some free time at the lake with the chance to do activities such as sunbathing, dive, go for walks and hiking around the lake. Rent a kayak or take a boat around the lake.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Lake Albano
Take a break in the beautiful bathhouse on the shores of the lake, just a few meters from the restaurant. Diving in the waters of the lake you will enjoy an incredible experience in full contact with nature that you will never forget.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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