Papal Blessing at Castel Gandolfo
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- St. Peter's
- Terme di Caracolla
- Via Appia Antica
- Colli Albani
- Papal Audience
July and August: every Sunday morning
The exact location and detailed directions will be provided on your
booking confirmation email.
Your hotel or the departure point.
This Experience is available in:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
By participating in this event you will live the emotion of seeing the Pope and receive his personal Papal blessing.
During the Summer Castel Gandolfo plays home to the Papacy. Facing on to the volcanic and suggestive Albano lake, Castel gandolfo is located in the delicious Colli Albani (Albani Hills).
During Summer, every Sunday the Pope blesses the faithful gathered in the square in front of the Papal Palace in Castel Gandolfo, and gives them a message of welcome and encouragement in various languages of the world.
Thousands of believers take part in this event, so don't miss this unique opportunity to see the Pope, a wonderful experience that will touch your hearts.
- Bus transfers
- Transfer to/from hotel
- Everything that is not specified in inclusions
Passing through the park of Villa Borghese, we will reach St. Peter's square where we will make a brief stop to admire the beauty of St. Peter's Basilica before making our way to Castelgandolfo. We will follow the ancient route of the Popes that flanks the Lungotevere, Trastevere, Isola Tiberina, Circus Maximus, the Terme of Caracalla and the Via Appia Antica.
Upon leaving the city we will encounter the volcanic area of Colli Albani, before reaching our destination, Castelgandolfo, the beautiful Summer residence of the Pope that faces the outstanding Lake of Albano.
We will join the other faithfuls in the little piazza in front of the Papal Palace and receive the blessing of the Pontificate.
Bring something to cover your shoulders and legs.
Don't forget to bring a cap, sunglasses, sun block and water to help protect from the heat and the sun!
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Tour goes rain or shine.
Please contact local operator to confirm the meeting point.Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time and present voucher to your guide.
Entrance into some churches may require a dress code: no bermudas, no short skirts, shoulders must be covered.Entry denied due to improper dress is at sole traveler's responsibility. No refund for entry denied due to improper dress.
There is a strict 72 hours cancellation policy.
Full refund for cancellations done 3 days prior to time of scheduled departure or commencement time.Cancellations done less than 3 days prior to time of scheduled departure or commencement time are non-refundable in all circumstances.
Late arrivals and no shows, for any reasons, will not be accepted and absolutely cannot be refunded.No refund for entry denial due to inappropriate dressing.
If you change your booking request, charge may apply.
Local Operator Information:
Local operator’s contact details and phone numbers at the destination are included in the confirmation voucher.
Please contact local operator to confirm departure time or ask any logistical questions you may have.