Frascati, Province of Roma, Lazio

Frascati is situated south-east of the city of Rome, in the area of the Castelli Romani, and close to the ancient city of Tusculum. The town has a number of notable villas since it was a popular retreat for Romans during the summer months. Earth Observation missions of the European Space Agency are based in Frascati, as is a major high energy physics laboratory, the Laboratorio Nazionale di Frascati.


  • Population: about 19,000 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 00044
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 06

What to see

  • The Basilian monastery of Grottaferrata
  • The basilica Cathedral of St. Peter Apostle
  • Villa Torlonia
  • Villa Mondragone.

Where to stay

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Provinces of Lazio