Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Castel Gandolfo

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Castel Gandolfo. Travelers appreciate the golfing in this scenic city. Colosseum and Trevi Fountain are just a couple of the must-sees 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

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Castel Gandolfo a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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.

Where to stay near Castel Gandolfo?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,677 house rentals near Castel Gandolfo. From 373 Houses to 2,038 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Castel Gandolfo is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Castel Gandolfo?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Castel Gandolfo:

  • Centro Storico: 5,158 vacation rentals
  • Trastevere: 2,983 vacation rentals
  • Rione I Monti: 3,711 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 7,002 vacation rentals
  • Zona Vaticana: 4,290 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Castel Gandolfo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Castel Gandolfo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Papal Palace of Castel Gandolfo: 9,362 home rentals
  • Lake Albano: 9,319 home rentals
  • Pantheon: 4,132 home rentals
  • Colosseum: 9,525 home rentals
  • Campo de' Fiori: 9,535 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castel Gandolfo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Castel Gandolfo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 373 Houses in Castel Gandolfo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Castel Gandolfo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,038 lodging choices
  • Villas: 84 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 8 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Castel Gandolfo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 112 vacation homes with pool available in Castel Gandolfo.

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