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Address: Frascati, 00044 Frascati, Italy
Phone Number: 069422560
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Lovely pastime

Put on your strolling shoes and enjoy a pastoral, quiet, lovely (and free!) walk out to the Villa, around the buildings, fountains, and gardens! What a restorative treat. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
Me-MyHusband
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Martinez, California
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York, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We climbed the hill out of Frascati and arrived outside the Villa, but there were no entry signs everywhere, but we asked a local and he showed us a gate in. The villa looks like it is being renovated but the fountains and the viewpoint over Frascati was stunning. Lovely peaceful place and worth a look

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Tallinn, Estonia
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Gorgeous villa with garden on the hill overlooking Rome area. Been there by car on the 1st of May and it was quite hard to find parking.

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1 Thank Vitalits
Martinez, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Put on your strolling shoes and enjoy a pastoral, quiet, lovely (and free!) walk out to the Villa, around the buildings, fountains, and gardens! What a restorative treat. We especially enjoyed walking the shaded drive down to the gate (which we discovered was locked), enjoying the views, then walking back up again, and back into town. Enjoy!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It is easy to overlook this amazing property. It can be viewed from the main square in Frascati, and sits proudly on the hillside overlooking the town and countryside beyond. There is a lovely tree line drive up to the villa through pretty gates, however, proceed up the hill, need a car unless extra fit, to the main entrance. It... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I fancied an excursion out of Rome during my holiday, to escape the heat and crowds, and Frascati didn't disappoint. This town is easily reached via the suburban train FR4F from Termini station. You can't miss the villa at the top of the hill, above Piazza Marconi. It's quite a climb on foot to reach it but worth the effort.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Been to Frascati with my family. Villa Aldobrandini is a beautiful architect at hill top. It was closed for tourists.

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Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Like other reviewers I only saw this from the outside, and there was definitely an air of faded elegance. The reason for the review is I thought I would be able to walk up to it, however the road is narrow and dangerous with traffic and after a while the signs disappear along with the pavement. When I came across... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Kirker had a guide laid on.We couldn't go in the main Villa to see the theater as it was privately owned.Gardens full of weeds.Fountains didn't work because of World War two bombing. We had some frescoes explained to us.There was a reception in the historic kitchen for us but the gift shop was closed on saturdays.The guide's English was hard... More 

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Frascati is very easy to get to from Rome. There is a train every hour from Termini and it casts about euros 2.50. The town is on a high hill with an amazing view over Rome. The gardens of the Villa Aldobrandini are free to visit but only from Monday to Friday. It seems that the Prince values his peace... More 

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Iligan City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We just saw Villa Aldobrandini from the outside the gate. It looks great with large gardens. It has an imposing 17th century facade & is also known as Belvedere. This villa is owned by the Aldobrandini family, the most famous member of which is Cardinal Pietro Aldobrandini, Pope Clement VIII's nephew.. This villa overlooks Frascati & is quite impressive, hence... More 

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