Where is the Musei vaticani?

Vatican City
Vatican Museums

Musei Vaticani
The Vatican Museums as seen from the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica
Established 1506
Location Vatican City
Coordinates 41°54′23″N 12°27′16″E

Where is the Popes summer home located?

The Apostolic Palace at Castel Gandolfo
The Apostolic Palace at Castel Gandolfo, for centuries the summer residence and vacation retreat of the leader of the Catholic Church, is located 25 kilometers outside of Rome on Lake Albano.

How do you get to Castel Gandolfo?

How to Get There. Castel Gandolfo is a small, scenic town in the hills just outside of Rome, overlooking Lake Albano. It is an easy and cheap train ride from Roma Termini to Castel Gandolfo station. Trains leave hourly, for exact times check the Trenitalia website.

Can you visit the Popes House?

Go inside the the ornate residence of the Popes. The Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo, a lakeside retreat 15 miles outside of Rome, has been the private escape of the papacy for centuries.

Can you enter Vatican City for free?

You can enter and explore the Vatican City and St. Peter’s Square for free. To enter the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel you will need to pay an entry fee. Besides that you can also visit the Vatican Gardens, Necropolis of the Via Triumphalis, Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, Excavations of St.

Is Castel Gandolfo worth visiting?

The Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo – also known as Papal Palace or Pope’s Summer Residence – are by far the most beautiful sight in the village. In 2014 Pope Francis open the gardens to visitors, and in 2016 also the Papal Palace of Castel Gandolfo was finally open to the public.

Where is the pope’s bedroom?

The Papal Apartments is the non-official designation for the collection of apartments, which are private, state, and religious, that wrap around a courtyard (the Courtyard of Sixtus V, Cortile di Sisto V) on two sides of the third (top) floor of the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City.

How many rooms are in the papal palace?

The Palace of the Popes is the biggest building ever built during the Gothic period. It stands in powerful testimony to the presence of 9 popes who lived in and reigned from Avignon in the 1300’s. Construction of the Palace took less than 20 years, and took place between 1335 and 1352.