Top things to do in Castel Gandolfo

Ristorante in Castel Gandolfo

Antico Ristorante Pagnanelli

Housed in a colourful wisteria-clad villa, this celebrated restaurant is a great place for a romantic meal. It's no casual trattoria, erring on the formal side, but the seasonally driven food is excellent. There's a…
Gardens in Castel Gandolfo

Giardini di Villa Barberini

Since 2014, the papal gardens in Castel Gandolfo have been open to guided visits. The regular one-hour tours involve a mini-train ride through the extensive gardens, taking in Roman ruins, artful flower displays, wo…
Museum in Castel Gandolfo

Museo del Palazzo Apostolico

Housed in what was until recently the pope's traditional summer residence, the Palazzo Apostolico (also known as the Palazzo Pontificio), this museum displays portraits of around 50 popes as well as costumes, robes …