Villa del Cardinale, a charming XVII Century hunting lodge overlooking the lake of Castel Gandolfo, the Papal summer residence. This gorgeous villa, with its stunning, centuries-old lakeside park, is part of the local history. Built in 1629 by Cardinal Gerolamo Colonna, the residence still holds a few items of high archaeological interest, such as ancient columns, friezes and capitals. Art, history and nature all contribute to this location’s unique charm, making it one of the most handsome and suggestive places in central Italy in which to hold your wedding reception.
Villa del Cardinale: The Space
This locations offers 4 very different halls, varying in size and shape, catering for different types of wedding receptions. A recent addition to the Villa’s features now available when renting this location are The Cardinal’s Stables, which allow for a more private and intimate atmosphere. The Villa offers elegant late-renaissance-style halls as well as the suggestively styled Wine Grotto, a charming space that can be redesigned to fit the wedding couple’s needs to perfection. This location’s strong suite is undoubtedly the breath-taking view of Lake Albano. The sheer size and the variety and versatility of available halls, make Villa del Cardinale the ideal location for an unforgettable wedding, whatever your specific needs may be.
Halls up to 250 guests
Grounds up to 250 guests
Villa del Cardinale has its own catering service, based on the renowned regional culinary tradition, with high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients. The Villa employs highly trained staff, whose expertise will help you craft the perfect event you have been dreaming of and give you a reception worthy of your special day.
Villa del Cardinale offers couples the option of celebrating the ceremony as well as hosting the reception.
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