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Castel Gandolfo wheelchair accessible tours, among the wonders of the Castelli Romani is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.
Rich in historical and religious buildings, it allows you to combine the charm of a visit to the Papal summer residences with a regenerating immersion in the greenery of the Vatican Gardens.
In less than 40 minutes you leave the chaos of the city and find yourself in one of the most beautiful villages in Italy overlooking Lake Albano, also known by the Romans as Lake of Castel Gandolfo.
Its fame is linked to the presence of the summer residence of the popes, but there are many villas and other period residences scattered throughout its territory, built starting from the XVII century.
There are also various places of archaeological interest, including the Emissary of Lake Albano and the remains of Domitian’s Alban Villa.
The naturalistic interest is due, however, to the presence of the Castelli Romani Regional Park, which protects a large part of the Alban Hills.
The historic center of the village is a real jewel in which to get lost in long relaxing walks.
Discover the ancient villas and the up and down streets that offer unforgettable views of the lake.
Spending some time in the center of Castel Gandolfo will make you appreciate the rediscovery of a slow lifestyle.
You can enjoy the perfect harmony between nature and art, combined with the tasting of the typical dishes of the area.
In fact, it should not be forgotten that the center is dotted with restaurants and trattoria where you can savor Lazio dishes.
Such as Bucatini all’amatriciana, together with a fine glass of wine from the Alban Hills.
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The Apostolic Palace, or Papal Palace, contains the extraordinary story of the life of the Popes of the last five hundred years.
The Pontifical Chapel of Pope Urban VIII, but also the BMW of Karol Wojtyla and the gestatory seat of Pope Pius IX.
These are some of the historical wonders that you can admire in the former papal summer residence.
Skirting the high walls of the Pope’s summer residence, before entering the heart of the village you will find yourself on the Belvedere.
A terrace from which to admire a splendid view of Lake Albano.
You also find the well-known Pontifical Villas.
A complex of structures composed of three parts.
The first consists of the Pontifical Gardens, the original heart of the Villa Pontificia, since they were created in the period in which there was the primitive residence of Pope Urban VIII.
Villa Cybo built by Cardinal Camillo Cybo, was annexed to the complex of the Pontifical Villas, at the time of Pope Clement XIV, who bought it in 1774 from the owner of the time, the Duke of Modena.
Finally, the third block consisted of Villa Barberini built by Matteo Barberini, nephew of Pope Urban VIII.
The latter was included in the Pontifical Villas only in 1929.
Sure the Castelli Romani are paradise for a romantic couple’s day trip!
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