Castel Gandolfo: Live from the Pope’s Summer Residence

Castel Gandolfo

Overlooking beautiful Lake Albano, Castel Gandolfo has both the Pope and Porchetta He missed seeing the Pope, or sampling the famous “porchetta“, and was nearly trampled underfoot by pilgrim hordes, but Tony Page enjoyed his visit to this friendly little town occupying high ground on the Alban Hills overlooking Lake Albano, site of the rowing […]

How to Get to Castel Gandolfo from Rome

Castel Gandolfo

Travel to Castel Gandolfo by Public Transport: As the summer residence of the Pope, Castel Gandolfo is a very popular with people of the Catholic faith. They flock to this town from around Italy and overseas whenever there is a religious event or when the Pope gives an audience. Castel Gandolfo commune itself is very […]

Castel Gandolfo – The Summer Residence of the Pope

Lake Albano

Castel Gandolfo – The Summer Residence of the Popes Since the 17th Century: From Frascati, a town with a reputation for its white wine, we travelled to Castel Gandolfo, a town best known as the summer residence of the Pope. Castel Gandolfo is a small town with a population of less than 9,000 but when […]