Your English-speaking chauffeur/guide will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship in Civitavecchia at 8:30am (suggested time).
If you have already visited Rome and you want to see something different, or if you simply want to have some relaxing time in the country, away from the crowded touristy areas, this is an excursion to consider. Get off the beaten path and enjoy this fun and educational Rome countryside tour to experience beautiful places in terms of history, archeology, art, nature.
Your private tour begins with about a 1-hour drive to the Lazio countryside, before reaching the beautiful Lake Bracciano, from which the ancient Roman towns of Bracciano, Trevignano Romano, and Anguillara Sabazia. You will have a chance to discover medieval palaces and enjoy its scenic countryside.
First, we will reach the town of Bracciano, where we can give you some free time to walk through its charming, narrow streets in the historical center of the medieval village where you can appreciate its Medieval and Renaissance architecture. Bracciano is also famous for its outstanding 15th century Orsini-Odescalchi Castle, one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. Visited by John Kennedy and Tina Turner, the castle has gained modern fame for celebrity weddings like that of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Upon request you can have a guided tour of the castle with a small group of no more than 15 to 20 English speaking people. The entrance fee for the Castle is 7€ per person; this includes the English-speaking guided tour.
After, we will drive to Anguillara Sabazia, another beautiful town on Lake Bracciano. Your chauffeur/guide will be happy to provide suggestions for the best local restaurants by the charming lake.
Upon request we can organize a traditional lunch in a local “Villa B&B” nearby the lake for an authentic local lunch.
A rich variety of mixed starters and homemade “pasta” together with mineral water, local high selected wine & dessert will be served in the magical atmosphere on the veranda overlooking Lake Bracciano (price is 30 Euro per person).
After lunch, we will continue to Calcata, one of the best preserved medieval hill towns in Italy. Calcata is a magical, medieval destination that’s perfect for art lovers.
At the end, you will drive back to the Civitavecchia pier on perfect time to board your ship.
This tour length is approximately 9 hours in total and is conducted by a highly trained English-speaking chauffeur/guide.
• Pick up/drop off directly at your ship gangway
• A fun and informative private English speaking driver/guide to lead you through the day
• Private transportation by air-conditioned and fully equipped luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle
• Free wi-fi and fresh bottled water on board
• Parking, city passes, fuel & tolls
Meals & entrance fees (unless specified on your confirmation voucher)
Gratuities (entirely at the client’s discretion)