Things to see and do - Castel Gandolfo
Castel Gandolfo Travel guide
Castel Gandolfo : Michelin's recommendations
Castel Gandolfo is located on the banks of Lake Albano, which lies within a crater; it is now the Pope's summer residence. The palace, which is not open to the public, has housed an astronomic observatory since the pontificate of Pius XI. It is thought that Castel Gandolfo was built on the site of ancient Alba Longa, the long-standing, powerful rival of Rome in its early days, immortalised by the legendary combat between the Horatii and the Curiatii.
Hotels Castel Gandolfo
Via de' Zecchini 27 I - 00040 Castel Gandolfo
With front views over Lake Albano in the Castelli Romani hills above Rome, the Castel Gandolfo is a charming 4-star hotel. Rooms overlook the town or the lake. Located in the historic old town, near the Pope’s summer residence, Hotel Castel Gandolfo..
Via Nettunense km 3,200 I - 00047 Frattocchie
Corso della Repubblica 32 I - 00040 Castel Gandolfo
Prix Prices from : 135 €
Restaurants Castel Gandolfo
via Spiaggia del Lago 32 I - 00040 Castel Gandolfo
via Saponara 2 I - 00040 Castel Gandolfo
This restaurant is situated in the upper part of town with a panoramic dining room overlooking the lake. It serves generous portions and offers excellent value for money. Fish and seafood specialities.
via Gramsci 4 I - 00040 Castel Gandolfo
Splendid view over Albano lake from the main dining room, set up in a traditional way; typical wine cellars dug out of the tufa, with tasting opportunities.