Castel Gandolfo activities, tickets and more

Cultural & Theme Tours

Vatican and Pope's Summer Residence Trip Including Admission

Explore Vatican City and Rome like few others do on a full-day Vatican treasures tour. Enjoy exclusive no-wait access to discover the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and the Pope’s summer residence. Then, ride the recently-opened Vatican train through the Alban Hills, and explore the Castel Gandolfo and Barberini Gardens. Skip-the-line admission and round-trip train fare are included on this tour.
10 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Castel Gandolfo and Apostolic Palace Private Half-Day Tour

Spend 6-hours exploring Papal Villas of Castel Gandolfo, an exclusive residence of the Pope for centuries prior. Discover the interior of Castel Gandolfo and Apostolic Palace, which includes a private Music Room. Venture into Barberini Gardens on a golf cart to listen to narrations as you learn about ancient treasures. Enjoy views of Alban Hills and Papal Farm. This tour includes lunch, entrance tickets, hotel pickup and drop-off with a traveler limit of 6 people for a more personalized experience.
6 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Pope's Summer Residence

Spend 10.5-hours exploring the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Gardens and a train ride from Rome to the Pope's Summer Residence in Castel Gandolfo.  Walk around the beautiful Vatican Square Gardens, accompanied by an audio guide.
10.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Vatican City and Castel Gandolfo

Discover the secrets of the Vatican City and access the Vatican Museums before the crowds arrive to marvel at masterpieces of art from the papal collections on a small group tour. Ride the train to the pope's summer residence and more.
10 hours
Shore Excursions

Castelgandolfo Villas Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia Port

You’ll spend the day to visit the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo the Summer Residence of the Pope and the Christian Catacombs along the Ancient Appian Way.Papal Blessing on Parchment in English Included.The driver will wait for you at the pier just outside the ship with a sign with your name on and private air-conditioned vehicle. Your tour will also include time for a good lunch.Pickup and drop-off will be at the port of Civitavecchia, right outside your ship.Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Civitavecchia Port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Rome Vatican Museums and Castel Gandolfo: Day Tour with Lunch

Have you ever wondered what the Pope's life is really like? Most tourists visit the  Vatican Museums, but why not take a step further? Join us on a day trip from Rome to the Pope’s opulent summer residence in the gorgeous hilltop town of Castel Gandolfo. This exclusive day trip from Rome not only covers the highlights of the Vatican Museums, but also the  Vatican Gardens,  Barberini Gardens, and  the  Pope's summer residence. This ultimate full day Vatican experience includes a delicious locally-sourced lunch and train tickets to Castel Gandolfo. This is a great family-friendly tour for kids that are able to handle an entire day of sightseeing.
11 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Exclusive Pope's Summer Residence Tour

This unique tour begins with the most exclusive trip from Rome – to the Pope’s Summer Residence in Castel Gandolfo, including a visit to villa Barberini  gardens and a visit to the apostolic Papal Palace with its breath taking view overlooking Lake Albano. Only booking with our company you can have the chance to have lunch into the exclusive Papal “Padiglione del riposo” right in the middle of the astonishing Barberini gardens! On Saturdays you can upgrade to an afternoon 3 – hours Vatican walking tour with a live speaking tour guide that starts at the Vatican Museums and ends at St’ Peter’s Basilica.
9 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Rome to Castelli Romani, Tivoli Full-Day Private Tour, Lunch

Enjoy an unforgettable full-day trip to the ancient and fascinating Roman Castles area. The tour starts with a visit to Castel Gandolfo, among the most beautiful old villages in Italy, which overlooks Lake Albano and where the Papal summer Residence is. You will then move to Ariccia, the most popular and famous small town in the surroundings of Rome, due both to cultural and religious reasons. This one-day journey ends in Tivoly, city of culture, art and World Heritage of Humanity.
8 hours
Private & Custom Tours

08:30 AM Vatican: Breakfast and Private Tour

Feel like real Vatican VIP.Enjoy buffet breakfast in famous Pinecone Courtyard inside the Vatican and then proceed towards the galleries of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St.Peter's Basilica with your private tour guide without waiting in any line.
3 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Villa D'Este and Wine Tasting in Castel Gandolfo Private Tour with Driver

This day trip is designed for those who wish to enjoy Villa D’Este, gem of architectural and landscape splendor, characterized by wonderful and suggestive water displays and for being the most beautiful example of the Italian Renaissance garden in Europe.After Tivoli you will admire the highlights of Castel Gandolfo, the Pope’s summer residence which overlooks the volcanic lake.Wine and Food Tasting included. 
8 hours