Hotel Castel Gandolfo
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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Great breakfast, amazing view over the lake and lovely spa bath. After hiking up and down from the lake plus doing the hike everyday the spa was greatly appreciated
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This is the second day here and it is peaceful beautiful and hilly. Anywhere you go you walk up and downstairs, sometimes 100 at a time. I walked 15km today around A lovely volcanic lake called lake Albion it is a tough walk but I walked with two locals who made me laugh most of the way. Tennis was with Eugino a local tennis coach. I had a great …
... of relics that were placed in there during the 17th to 19th century was astounding. There were relics from Rome, Greece and of course, the history of the Vatican as well as wall and ceiling frescoes. The highlight of the attractions seen was the Roman Pine Cone, the statue of Augustus, the ceiling and wall frescoes of Michaelangelo, particularly in the Sistine Chapel (cheaky photos to follow) and Rafael who painting the more private rooms of ...
... many of them carry big automatic guns...... In this same square is the balcony that Mussolini would address the masses and also from here he built a wide, straight road linking "old Rome" (Colosseum area) with the "new Rome" centre he was developing. This road excavation uncovered the Roman Forum ruins. Then we drove a bit more, past the Spanish Steps (much less impressive than expected), the Castel Sant'Angelo (originally Emperor Hadrian's tomb but walls and towers added to make ...
... tourists who just idly sit there as if waiting for something. The boat at the bottom of the steps is completely sealed for restoration. Though we idly stood at the top of the steps in the evening watching the idle people sitting. It seems humans like being part of a crowd. We've not had a day when we haven't seen and talked to people we've met previously. Today it was the two women we sat at the same dinner table with on the last night of the cruise. And we at ...
Drive to Castel Gandolfo (4hrs), just on the outskirts of Rome. Situated on a lake (top of an old volcano) is the town where the Pope has his summer residence…it's lovely and I would suggest a romantic dinner at Antico ...