Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Castel Gandolfo

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Castel Gandolfo. Travellers appreciate the golfing in this scenic city. Colosseum and Trevi Fountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Castel Gandolfo

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Castel Gandolfo a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bioparco di Roma (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Marco Simone Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Castelgandolfo Country Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Gotto D'Oro-Cantina Sociale di Marino (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Fontana Candida (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Circolo del Golf di Roma L'Acquasanta (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Castel Gandolfo

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Castel Gandolfo is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Villa Borghese (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Bioparco di Roma (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Lake Albano (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lake Albano (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Lake Nemi (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Park of the Aqueducts (9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Castel Gandolfo

The nearest airport is in Rome (CIA-Ciampino), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), which is 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Castel Gandolfo Station or Villetta Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Castel Gandolfo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,855 holiday lettings around Castel Gandolfo. From 309 houses to 52 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Castel Gandolfo?

Small and cramped hotel rooms are entirely forgettable. Living like a local in the middle of an exciting new city is certainly not. HomeAway has 883 city centre rental homes available. Alternatively, you might like trying another style of setting. HomeAway has loads of choices, including:

  • 654 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 101 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 66 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Castel Gandolfo?

If you want some space to spread out, chill out and maybe even do a bit of home cooking, you're going to love having your very own apartment. You can select from 2,238 different options on HomeAway. How does £17 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't leave it too long! If that doesn't agree with your crew's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Bed & breakfast: 689 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • House: 394 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Hotel: 392 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.

Can I stay in Castel Gandolfo in a large group?

There's nothing like meeting up with your old friends or spending a week or so with your beloved relatives in a wonderful new locale. And what's best, HomeAway has options to suit. 326 apartment holiday rentals are available. At the moment, they're the top option here for big groups. If you are hoping to stay in a big group, the holiday properties that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a group of 5, we've got 491 properties to rent suited to that size. Stay a night from just £22.
  • Keen to find a holiday rental for 6 guests? We have 476 that will work well. You can get one for as low as £23 per night.
  • Travelling with a group of 8? We've got 152 rental properties that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £39 a night.

You and your posse will be well catered to when you arrange your Castel Gandolfo holiday through us!