Enchanting Castel Gandolfo

A day in the picturesque village of Castel Gandolfo with breathtaking views of the volcanic lake

Morning: Meeting with the Tour Leader in front of the entrance of the Vatican Gardens of Castel Gandolfo (in Via Massimo d’Azeglio) for a Guided Tour of the Gardens (with Eco shuttle and audio guide or on foot with guide) and their Organic Farm (not visible in the on-foot visit ). Then, we will visit the Apostolic Palace and its secret rooms overlooking Lake Albano (with audio guides).
Then, we will have lunch at a local restaurant with typical zero-mile products and we will visit some underground caves.
Afternoon: we will visit the Old Town with its main square, the church of Bernini and the Corso, but also the most hidden alleys and squares with breathtaking views of the lake. Then, we will meet the Artists and Eco-Artisans of Castel Gandolfo and visit shops and workshops with unique characteristics. Finally, depending on your departure time, we will go down to the lake to have a naturalistic and cultural tour by boat. Then, we will take you back to the train station of Castel Gandolfo or to the village.

This tour includes: Tour leader, Visit of the Vatican Gardens by ecological means or on foot, visit of the Apostolic Palace, lunch, boat trip on the lake, transfer from the village of Castel Gandolfo to the lake.

It is possible to include as extras: transfers from Castel Gandolfo to the train and vice-versa, from and to Fiumicino or Ciampino airports, from and to Rome hotels or to any other destination not specified in the programme; train to/from Castel Gandolfo; regional guide for a guided tour the Castel Gandolfo village and/or lake.

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