From the port of Civitavecchia to the medieval Viterbo and the mysterious park of rock monsters of Bomarzo
This is a very peculiar daily trip including two very interesting places of Tuscia:Viterbo, the old medieval City of the Popes, and the Sacred Wood of Bomarzo, a really unique garden built during the XVI century for want of Vicino Orsini and characterized by the presence of fantastic sculptures carved into big peperino rocks following an ideological and symbolic path created under the istructions of the Orsini himself. You must see it: "Whoever is not astonished by this park would not even admire the seven wonders of the world. ", used to say Vicino Orsini!
This is a private tour meant to accommodate your needs and schedule. Through email, we can work on the itinerary if you have special requirements.
Our tour will start with the visit of Viterbo, a picturesque medieval town whose origins date back to the Etruscans and which is known worldwide as the City of the Popes. Along the path we'll have the occasion to admire towers, churches, fountains and walk along the typical medieval area of San Pellegrino, with its building made of peperino rock, the profferli and the handicraft shops. After lunch in a typical restaurant we'll move to Bomarzo, where will'enter the fascinating world of the Sacred Wood and its huge sculptures of volcanic rock.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Civitavecchia (Rome) port at shuttle bus stop/ Viterbo area hotel/ Orte train station (40 minutes by train from Rome).
End location: Civitavecchia (Rome) port at shuttle bus stop/ Viterbo area hotel/ Orte train station (40 minutes by train from Rome).
Duration: 7 hours
Private car (Alfa 159 - 2011) with driver and air conditioning up to 3 passengers.
For more than 3 passengers please ask me for quotation with minibus service
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35 Euros - 25 € for lunch in a typical restaurant/pizzeria in Viterbo.
10 € fee entrance to the Sacred Wood.
Children from 4 to 13 years old pay 8€.
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Danila is a very good guide, she gave us a completely different experience. She is friendly and knowledgable.