Lazio Gran Tour Villas & Gardens
Program 5 Days 4 Nights
1 st Day Arrival of guests nearby Viterbo with accommodation at the hotel, dinner and overnight.
2 nd Day in the morning guided tour of Viterbo, the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, the Palazzo dei Papiwith the hall of conclave, the medieval quarters of San Pellegrino, , the Palazzo dei Priori, with its frescoed halls and all the historical center with its many squares and fountains. Stop lunch in a country house a delicious meal of traditional dishes.
In the afternoon guided tour in Bagnaia and Villa Lante huge Renaissance Villa example of the nobles family and own villa outside Rome allied with the cardinals and popes. The guide will show one of the best examples of late Renaissance villa situated within a park 22 hectares which is home to grandiose fountains with water and a beautiful garden. At the end of the tour return to Viterbo for dinner and overnight.
3rd Day the itinerary of hole day will touch in the "Land of Hazelnuts" in Caprarola we will visit one of the most bearing palaces of the Renaissance: Palazzo Farnese and almost 30 hectares of chestnut trees and hazelnuts, located on the slopes of Mount Venus and overlooking the lake below Vico, which offers the visitor a natural setting of rare beauty. Stop for light lunch and sweets appetizers with the Nellina, a delicious hazelnut cream, typical product of the territory of Viterbo. Stop lunch during the transfer from Caprarola to Bomarzo. In the afternoon follwig discovering of the huge villas of Tuscia with the Villa called the Park of Monsters of Bomarzo, commissioned by Pier Francesco (Close) Orsini around the middle of 1500, a beautiful natural scenery merges with a little imagination’ grotesque of imposing sculptures, made of volcanic stone. At the end of the tour coming back in Viterbo with dinner and overnight
4 th Day in the morning stop in Bolsena, with the free visit of the charming village on the lake, the fascinating traditions alloy to you to the patron saint Cristina. The Cathedral houses the stone, instead of causing the drowning, helped her to float avoiding them so death, on which are the imprints of his feet. Transfer to Tivoli to visit with guided tour Villa d’ Este. Before to start the visit, stop lunch in a restaurant. Villa d’ Este is lied to the Ippolito d’ Este Cardinal who became the governor of Tivoli. He wanted to transfer in this location the high culture ans charming of the court of Ferrara and Rome and fitted out as a worthy retreat. In fact the palatial villa remained a private residence for the kingpins of the Catholic Church all the way through to the 19th century. The interiors with frescoes and gilding inside, but the main draw at the Villa d'Este are the terraces and incredible manicured gardens. Wander through the carefully preened shrubs and flowers, dip a hand into the many carved fountains, and admire the views from this perfectly positioned playground overlooking the Roman countryside. At the end of the visit transfer in the area of “ Castelli Romani” with dinner and overnight at the hotel.
5th Day All day long dedicated to the charming area called “Castelli Romani. Along the Road of the Lakes passing through one of the hilly areas of volcanic origin which characterize the outskirts of Roma: Colli Albani, Castelgandolfo, Ariccia, Rocca di Papa e Grottaferrata, noted for their culture and gastronomic delicacies. Towards the northern part of the Colli Albani, we arrive in Frascati, popular for its beauty and considerable production of wine. Stop lunch in a typical country house and wine cellar for tasting the local wines and cuisine. Transfer to Rome for departure or overnight in addiction.
Quotation per person in Group or Individuals on Demand
The quotation will include 04 overnights in 4 stars hotel with 02 dinner included beverages; 03 full day guided tour as program; typical dinner the 4th day; 01 lunch the 2nd day including beverages.
The quotation will not include transfers; all the admittance and tickets in monuments and museums, extras.
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