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All reviews pope's summer summer residence barberini gardens train station day trip open to the public overlooking the lake apostolic palace pope benedict garden tour vatican museum nice view enjoy the view roman ruins papal apartments steep hill town square
Driving with an open bus for 50 minutes is really worth the 20 Euros. You drive, where for 300 years the Popes found some rest. Typical Italian Garden of the 18th century onwards! I loved it very much!!
We visited on an excursion from a cruise ship, so it was a 2 hour bus journey to get there. When we went into the palace, there was a huge row (in Italian, which we do not speak) between our guides and the security guards....More
The gardens were not at their best as we visited mid September nonetheless, they were spectacular and how they had been developed was very interesting. The villa was worth a visit but do not expect to see the Sistine Chapel or the Vatican museum but...More
We stopped by with our tour group at this beautiful place for a visit and lunch as well.
This place was not open to the public before, only recently it has been opened to the public. We walked around the complex guided by an officer....More
It is a bus tour for less than an hour. You are given an audio guide that the human guide tells you precisely what number to enter at each particular view of the gardens. It is finely coordinated. The gardens are quite varied with manicured...More
We first visited the garden and then the pontifical house. The gardens are amazing. No words to describe the place, you need to be there to enjoy the view and the beautiful well maintain gardens. The whole tour in the gardens take around 45min. We...More
We went for a tour round the papal apartments first, they were magnificent and the view across the lake. Is beyond words.
Afterwards we boarded the bus for a tour round the gardens, it’s not often we are lost for words but suffice to say...More