Villa Gregoriana


Opening hours from March 1 to 31 and from October 16 to November 30 from 10 am to 2:30 pm, Sunday and holidays from 10 am to 4:00 pm; from April 1 to October 15 from 10 am to 6:30 pm. Closed Monday (except Easter Monday). Ticket office closes one hour before closing time

Reservations must be made with a minimum of 1 day notice.
Save time in ordering! Add into your basket all the museum tickets you want, then fill the form and send the request.

Before making your reservation, please, read the Ordering Informations

: After succesfully completing a reservation, you will receive two e- mails: the copy of your order (immediately after submitting your order) and the confirmation mail (one working day after). In order to receive them, please make sure you insert your e-mail address correctly and check that your anti-spam filter or antivirus are not blocking mails from our address [email protected] Special attention for AOL mailbox users.

PLEASE NOTICE: Confirmed time is not always the same time you requested; museum automatically confirms the closest available time on the same date if requested time is sold out.

Cancellation Policy
For cancellations once a confirmation code has been assigned to the reservation, and for no shows, we can refund cost of unused tickets minus service fee (reservation fee and online booking fee).

Villa Gregoriana

The Villa Gregoriana park was created in 1835 by order of pope Gregory XVI following the umpteenth flooding of the Aniene. It was decided to reorder the river bed and to transform a beautiful, but dangerous site into a model of integration between nature and artistic invention. The project provided for tunnelling through Mount Catillo, diverting the course of the river to safeguard the town, and building an extraordinary natural garden dominated by the temples of the ancient Tibur: a stunning landscape of dense woods, steep cliffs, caves and waterfalls. All through the nineteenth century, Villa Gregoriana was the destination of sovereigns, travellers, poets and artists, all captivated by its mannered beauty. Highlights include the fascinating Grande Cascata that hurls its turbulent mass of water 100 metres below, and the natural caves of Neptune and the Sirens with their extraordinary succession of chasms and little waterfalls. Towards the end of the 1900s, degradation and a progressive state of abandon made it necessary to intervene to safeguard the park and its history. In 2002, the site was entrusted to the FAI which conducted impressive interventions on the landscape and has now returned Villa Gregoriana to public use.

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