Full Day Visit Vatican and Pontifical Villas Castel Gandolfo by Train

Dedicate an entire day to the treasures of the Vatican - both in Rome and at the summer residence in Castel Gandolfo (Alban Hills)!
Full Day Visit Vatican and Pontifical Villas Castel Gandolfo by Train
From 9.55

Papal pleasures for a day!

Technical organization Weekend a Firenze
Provided by Weekend a Firenze

Overview

Thanks to the extraordinary opening of the Vatican - Castel Gandolfo - Albano Laziale railway line, you have the opportunity for a unique and evocative journey from the historic train station of the world's smallest state to the priceless artistic, botanical and architectural treasures at Castel Gandolfo, located in the verdant Alban Hills just south of Rome.

 

Your ticket includes:

  • “Skip-the-Line”-access and visit to the Vatican Museums with audio guide
  • Walk through the Vatican Gardens with audio guide
  • Train trip from the Vatican Train Station to Albano Laziale Train Station (Castel Gandolfo)
  • Transfer to the Pontifical Villas
  • Visit to the Pontifical Villas - Villa Barberini, with audio guide, by tourist train
  • Return train trip from Albano Laziale Train Station to Rome San Pietro Train Station near the Vatican

Audio guide service is available in English, Italian, and Spanish.

Available on Saturdays at 8:00am; return departure from Albano Laziale at 5:18pm.

Visit is currently not accessible to wheelchair users or persons with walking problems. Comfortable shoes recommended.

 

IMPORTANT VATICAN REGULATIONS - PLEASE NOTE:

  • The Vatican requires the name and birthdate of all participants of the group, please enter their names in the specific field in the order form, once you have added the reservation to your shopping cart.
  • Please Note: Tickets will be confirmed subject to availability and confirmation by the Vatican no sooner than 2 months before your intended visit. We will confirm your visit as soon as the Vatican does.
  • Credit card charge is made the business day after the reservation request.
  • The reservation allows you to enter the Vatican Museums on the confirmed date, only at time confirmed on the voucher.
  • Late arrivals will not be admitted. It is advised to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the time indicated on the confirmation voucher.
  • After the payment is confirmed, you will receive an e-mail confirming the booking, the voucher containing the reservation code and tour information. You are asked to print the voucher so as to present it on the day of the tour. The reservation will be checked by means of the bar code present on the voucher. You will have to show the voucher you received by email together with a valid identification document.
  • Rooms closed at the time of the visit will be indicated at the entrance.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Confirmed time is not always the same time you requested; attraction automatically confirms the closest available time on the same date if requested time is sold out. Tickets will be confirmed upon availability of attraction. Please note time confirmed can be ANY TIME during opening hours.

 

Visitor Regulations:

  • Small backpacks are permitted
  • Only plastic bottles are permitted
  • It is allowed to take pictures without flash
  • Pets not permitted
  • It is not permitted to consume food during the visit
  • It is forbidden to collect flowers, plants, and herbs
  • Access is restricted to individuals with proper attire (sleeveless shirts, shorts and mini-skirts will not be accepted)
  • The guided tour remains confirmed in the case of adverse weather conditions
  • Visitors may be subject to security checks
  • The itinerary is subject to change for unforeseen activities of the Holy See and the State of the Vatican City
  • ACCESSIBILITY: not currently accessible to people in wheelchairs or with mobility problems.
  • Wardrobe is currently not available.
  • Smoking is forbidden on the train and in all areas visited.
  • Reservations can be made up to 4 days before the visit.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY: tickets CANNOT be canceled and are NOT refundable.

 

Save time ordering: Add all tickets for museums and other services you want into your basket, then fill in the form and send your request.

PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive an email with your order summary plus a second email confirming your successful payment. A confirmation email with links to the vouchers will be sent one business day after you place your order (Monday afternoon for orders submitted on Friday and during the weekend). Please make sure that your anti-spam filter does not block automatic emails from help@waf.it.

Details

Dedicate an entire day to the treasures of the Vatican - both in Rome and at the summer residence in Castel Gandolfo (Alban Hills)! The extraordinary opening of the Vatican - Castel Gandolfo - Albano Laziale railway line offers the opportunity for a unique and evocative journey from the historic train station of the world's smallest state to the priceless artistic, botanical and architectural treasures at Castel Gandolfo, located in the verdant Alban Hills just south of Rome.

 

Program:

  • 8:00am: “Skip-the-Line”-access and visit to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with dedicated audio guide
  • 10:00am: walking visit to the Vatican gardens with dedicated audio guide
  • 11:00am: departure by train from the Vatican City railway station towards Albano Laziale and transfer to the Pontifical Villas by shuttle
  • 12:30pm: visit to the Pontifical Villas - Villa Barberini, with audio guide, by tourist train
  • 1:30pm: end of the tour and exit from the Pontifical Villas
  • Free time
  • 4:45pm: transfer from the Pontifical Villas to Albano Laziale train station by shuttle
  • 5:18pm: departure from Albano Laziale train station to Roma San Pietro station near the Vatican

Prices

Full Price Tickets

 

Reduced Price Tickets:

  • Children between 6 and 18 years of age
  • Students aged no more than 26 years upon presentation of a valid student identity card (International Student Card) on the day of the visit.
  • First child of families composed at least of 2 parents and 2 children

If a reduced price ticket is purchased without the required documents, the visitor will be asked to make payment of a full price ticket so as to enter. The reduced ticket will not be refunded.

 

Free Admission:

  • Children under 6 years of age
  • From the second child of families composed of at least 2 parents and 2 children

Reviews

WARNING: Admission to booked site or service will be denied without presenting the voucher or the ticket. Presenting a copy of the order form does by not give you the right to be admitted. No exceptions can be made to this rule.

Waf.it and Weekendafirenze.com are registered trademark by Weekend a Firenze Srl - Italian Chamber of Commerce permit n. 0469879 - Corporation Stock € 61.200,00 - Copyright © 1995 - 2017 by Weekend a Firenze ® s.r.l. - Via Pistoiese 132, 59100 Prato (ITALY) - Fax +39-0574-401744 - p. IVA 02180560480 - All rights reserved - Information

Powered by Web95

Insert the words to search in the site