|DROP OFF TIME||4:30pm (approximately)|
The perfect shore excursion in the Countryside, to Bracciano Lake
Your English-speaking tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship in Civitavecchia, for your private tour of the Bracciano Lake and Beyond!
If you want to do something different, while docked in Rome-Civitavecchia Cruise port, then this is something you should definitely consider. A relaxing day in the country, away from the crowded touristy areas, to explore the enchanted Bracciano Lake and Surrounding villages.
You will travel on amazing roads, through breath taking landscapes and will arrive at Lake Bracciano, from which the ancient Roman towns of Bracciano, Trevignano Romano, and Anguillara Sabazia. These quaint villages, surrounded by green hills and the woods, will unveil their magic. Showing you the rustic, traditional lifestyle, as you explore the down town areas and Medieval Castles and fortresses.
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 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.
Another charming town is, Anguillara Sabazia. Your tour driver will be happy to provide suggestions for the best local restaurants on the charming lakeside.
This village simply reflects and beauty, the traditions and the eagerness to preserve it’s ancient history. The architecture and rustic featurs are simply breathtaking.
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 sparkling 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.
Your private tour driver will pick you up at 8:30 am at the dock beside your cruise ship in Civitavecchia Port. You will visit Bracciano Lake and its three surrounding villages, Bracciano’s famous Odescalchi Castle and Calcata. A perfect experience in the Roman Countryside.