Villa Barberini and its Garden
Villa Barberini and its Garden

Villa Barberini and its Garden

The natural, botanical and archaeological wonders of the Popes’ summer residence, accessible to the public

Tour of the Barberini Garden

Appointment at Castel Gandolfo for a tour of the “green heart” of the Pontifical Villas on board a comfortable ecological vehicle. The tour is led by a multilingual audioguide and a map illustrates the itinerary. This offer is dedicated to individual visitors or groups (including pilgrimages and universities) who are interested in a collective tour.

Guided tour of the Garden and Antiquarium of Villa Barberini for individuals

A special guided tour on foot will lead the visitor to discover the natural and archaeological treasures of the Pontifical Villa Barberini: a stroll through the natural beauty of the garden and the rich collection of artefacts and works of art from the ancient villa of the emperor Domitian. It is aimed at individual visitors interested in taking part in a collective visit conducted by an educational guide authorised by Vatican City State.

Vatican – Villas round trip

The exceptional opening to the public in 2014 of the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo (situated 24 kilometres from Rome) has enabled the extension of the cultural proposals offered to individual visitors who wish to discover and get to know better the Vatican’s artistic and natural treasures. Every Saturday, a modern and comfortable electric train connects the historic Vatican City railway station with the Pontifical Villas for a Full Day visit that, starting with the wonders of the Vatican Museums and continuing through the rare botanical wonders of the Vatican Gardens, will lead the visitor to discover the luxuriant Barberini Garden of Castel Gandolfo.

Vatican Full Day Plus by train

A type of visit that, including the already rich option of the Vatican Full Day, offers in addition a tour of the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo with a multilingual guide.

Vatican Full Day Vip by train – individuals

By train from Vatican City State to the Pontifical Villas, for a guided collective tour for individual visitors, through the beauties of the Vatican Museums, the Vatican Gardens and the Barberini Garden of Castel Gandolfo.
The rich itinerary concludes with an open visit, with a multilingual audioguide, to the Apostolic Palace.
The guided tour on foot is conducted by an educational guide authorised by Vatican City State.

By train to the Apostolic Palace + Barberini Garden by ecological vehicle

A new type of visit that enriches the already exciting option, "By train to the Apostolic Palace" with a tour in the "green heart" of the Pontifical Villas on board a comfortable ecological vehicle. Visitors are guided by a multilingual audioguide and a tour itinerary on an illustrated map.
The option is intended for individual visitors or groups interested in a collective tour.

Tour of the Barberini Garden – Family

The tour of the luxuriant Barberini Garden, on board a comfortable and fun ecological vehicle, offers families a great idea for fun outing suitable for children – with all the advantages offered by the Family Tariff. Parents and children are accompanied by a multilingual audioguide and a tour itinerary on an illustrated map.
The tour takes place directly from Castel Gandolfo!

Guided tour of the Garden and Antiquarium of Villa Barberini for groups, pilgrimages and universities

Villa Barberini, with its Garden and Antiquarium, offers tours for pre-formed groups of up to 15 or 25 participants interested in a special visit conducted by an educational guide authorised by Vatican City State.
Appointment at Castel Gandolfo!

Vatican – Villas round trip – Family

The exceptional opening to the public in 2014 of the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo (situated 24 kilometres from Rome) has enabled the extension of the cultural proposals offered not only to individual visitors but also to families who wish to make the most of the Family reduced Tariff to discover and get to know better the Vatican’s artistic and natural treasures. Every Saturday, a modern and comfortable electric train connects the historic Vatican City railway station with the Pontifical Villas for a Full Day visit that, starting with the wonders of the Vatican Museums and continuing through the rare botanical wonders of the Vatican Gardens, will lead the visitor to discover the luxuriant Barberini Garden of Castel Gandolfo.

Vatican Full Day Plus by train – Family

A visit option also intended for families, who can further enhance the already rich Vatican Full Day with  tour - including multilingual audioguide - of the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo.

Vatican Full Day Vip by train – groups

A special full day by train, from Vatican City State to the Pontifical Villas, guided by an educational guide authorised by Vatican City State.
The proposal is intended for pre-formed groups who want a guided tour through the beauties of the Vatican Museums, the Vatican Gardens and the Barberini Gardens of Castel Gandolfo.
The rich itinerary concludes with an open visit, with a multilingual audioguide, to the Apostolic Palace.

By train to the Apostolic Palace + Barberini Garden by ecological vehicle – Family

An advantageous Family Tariff, along with a rich and varied proposal, make this type of visit particularly interesting and suitable for families with children in tow. The appointment is at Roma San Pietro railway station!