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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful....surrounded by the greenery..peaceful nature. A fab place to swim in the beauriful water. Hire a paddle boat and enjoy...waa the best...deff a Must to do again......please visit all....👍😎🇮🇹🏊‍♂️🤽‍♀️🏊‍♀️

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marg085
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We viewed Lake Albano from several different locations and it was beautiful from all vistas. What a lovely place to relax.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BSinPNS
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Nice and cleaner than most of the seaside. The only problem is that the transport there is rather scares and you'd be wise to go by car.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank asko_velociraptora
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Lago Albano, Castel Gandolfo, Lazio Lago Albano is a small volcanic lake 20 km south of Rome; it’s also the most spectacular geological feature in Lazio this close to the city. Take time from your holiday itinerary and delight in the pleasures of a day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We parked on Via dei Pescatoria, close to the restaurant The Grapes. Parking was 1.2 euros per hour. At the restaurant we paid 5 euros per person for sun loungers (lettini), plus 6 euros to hire a pedalo for half an hour (you need ID...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful lake and setting within the confines of a volcano. The lake is over a mile in half in diameter. The Caldera surrounding the lake is complete rising to 700 feet high. It is overlooked by the Papal Palace built on the rim. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank t s
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

After an amazing lunch at I Quadri ristorante we spent a few hours relaxing by the lake The kids rented a paddle boat We played ping pong & chilled on lounges with some drinks Good times

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank R7895LYjeffb
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We travel to Rome 3 times a year and explore everywhere possible in the 4 weeks we are there,including other towns like Naples Florence ect yes we do have a car which is a must to get to many lovely places but if you want...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

After a 40 minute train ride from Rome we enjoyed a short walk from the train station to find beautiful crystal clear water with sparkling black sand. Chair/umbrella rental available and affordable from one of the many beach clubs. Kayak, canoe, and paddle boards also...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 110stacym
Reviewed May 22, 2018

We wandered down the main street in Castel Gandolfo and collected these amazing sights of the lake and the streetscape

Date of experience: May 2018
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Castel Gandolfo with Leger Holidays – Well worth a visit (0 Replies)
We visited Castel Gandolfo on a Leger Holidays coach tour of Italy in May and my husband and I thought it was worth every penny. We’d heard about it before left and we’re keen to get booked on the excursion and it was worth every penny. It was the summertime home favourite of pope John Paul II and he’d spend many months there, we could see why. The views looking over Lake Albano, were absolutely stunning. It really was a marvellous and Leger made it so easy to get there. We got to stay for a...More
July 29, 2017|
Michele R
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Getting around with out a car! (0 Replies)
Hello. I have been to this area on a previous trip, but it was by car with a driver. We would like to spend a day out at Lake Albano coming from Rome by train. I have goggled the area and it looks like the road from the train station up to Castel Gandolfo does not have a walking space? Is it doable by walking or are there taxis? If not walkable how would we arrange a taxi? Or would we be better to get off at the Albano Villetta stop? Ages in our group range from 50ish to 6 and we are...More
May 29, 2013|
Albano Laziale (4 Replies)
Can anyone tell me what would be the best public transport for a daytrip to Lake Albano?
July 28, 2009|
Response fromMeyem|
Thanks! I can't quite make out how a bus trip takes, though? the train seems to take about 50 minutes and only costs about 2 euro each way... That's pretty cheap, actually. But it doesn't go very often...