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Open by special arrangement, we are delighted to offer this rare opportunity to visit the ancient and beautiful gardens of Ninfa. Equally rare is the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the Popes as we visit the gardens of Castel Gandolfo, the traditional papal residence just outside Rome.

The romantic flower-covered ruins at Ninfa, just to the south of Rome, are as close to gardening perfection as you can get. Scented roses, hydrangeas and jasmines curtain what remains of the walls of medieval buildings and paths meander beside a crystal-clear river. Castel Gandolfo is the papal residence to the south of Rome, whose gardens Pope Francis only recently ordered should be opened to the public. The view from the balcony overlooking the Giardino del Belvedere, with its strict geometric parterres, edged by towering cypresses and umbrella pines, is a sight that will stay long in the memory.

The Villa Lante is a study in geometry and symmetry dating back to the 16th century, with many water features including a huge, balustraded water fountain which is a superb example of late Renaissance style. The 16th century gardens at Villa D’Este, romantically overgrown with tall pines, evergreen oaks and cedars, are renowned for their use of water and the garden seems to be full of sparkling spray.

We shall also visit Viterbo, a medieval walled town which in its heyday rivalled Rome itself.

Tour highlights:

  • Enjoy exclusive access to the beautiful and ancient gardens of Ninfa
  • Wander Castel Gandolfo, the Papal residence
  • Explore the streets of Rome at your leisure
  • Visits to Villa d'Este and Villa Lante
  • Guided tour of Viterbo

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The Nymph Garden, Ninfa
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13 June 2023 BRNI230613 13 June 2023 (Tuesday) 16 June 2023 (Friday) £1,345
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5 September 2023 BRNI230905 5 September 2023 (Tuesday) 8 September 2023 (Friday) £1,345
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