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For the first time, under this Pope, the Castel has been opend to the public....all the public rooms, the Pope’s office and bedroom, and offices. The views of the lake are picturesque, and the pageantry of the papacy are well-represented. A very interesting tour. The...More
This was an important experience of visiting this place, Spritual, full of Portrets of Pops and a prief Historical explanation of each of them. The Cars are very interresting to Pops Car when he is visiting any country. as for the Pops residence, Saloons, Offices...More
Until recent years this was exclusively the summer residence of the Popes which is now open to the public. The gardens are indescribable and peaceful. The tour of the residence is fascinating and informative.
A pleasant 1 hour audioguided tour of the Pope's summer residence, but dont get out of your way to go and visit. There isn't much to see and the traffic from Rome might lead to more travelling time than actual tour time. We didnt visit...More
We were on a ships tour whilst on a cruise and were guided about the palace and gardens by a vatican guide she gave us an interesting and comprehensive tour and we appeared to be the only group in the place which was very good....More
Was at the former summer palace of the pope. How beautiful to tour in the comfortable vehicle with the guide and audioguide. The tour of the apartments was also beautiful with unbelievable views of the lake from every window.
The Pope's summer residence is at the entrance to a lovely town square that over looks a volcanic lake. Pope Benedict is the last Pope to use the summer residence (usually in August). The 1st floor is a museum of previous Pope's & then there...More
The Vatican is not limited to those few acres in Rome but the Pope has a holiday house at Largo Albano. Once the Castle of th Gondolfos it has become the property of the Holy See through forfeit of the family to pay debts. The...More