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Italy has not only lakes in the northern side of the country but also wonderful volcanic lakes around Rome and Umbria. Visit of lakes Bracciano, Bolsena, Vico and Trasimeno, nice villages and beautiful islands. 2 nights in Viterbo and 1 night in Perugia.
Day 1 Meeting with our guide and minibus in the hotel lobby at 08.30. Departure for Lake Bracciano, the third largest of central Italy, famous holiday resort of the Romans. Arrival to Anguillara Sabazia, a city of 20,000 inhabitants that overlooks the eastern part of the lake and fascinates the tourist with its narrow streets and full of medieval-style stairs. Continuation to Bracciano, greater center of the lake, which stands out for its panoramic views, the Orsini Castle and good food. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, departure for Lake Vico, the highest in Italy. Stop at Ronciglione, which overlooks the southern part of the lake with its beautiful fortress, the Roman Gate and the Municipal Palace. Continuation for Viterbo and accommodation at the hotel.Day 2 - BIn the morning, visit of the old town of Viterbo, already known as "City of the Popes", for having been papal seat in the thirteenth century; such as the Palace of the Popes, the Cathedral of San Lorenzo and a beautiful historical center composed of streets and buildings of the Middle Ages. Continuation for Lake Bolsena, the largest volcanic lake in Europe, with arrival in Capodimonte, village in the southernmost part of the lake, which stands out for its volcanic sand beach surrounded by Italian gardens. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, a panoramic route to Bolsena, the largest center of the lake, and embarkation by boat for a one-hour excursion to the islands of Bisentina and Martana. Return to Bolsena and then to Viterbo. Accommodation.Day 3 - BDeparture for Lake Trasimeno, the largest lake in central Italy. Arrival in Castiglione del Lago, already a member of the club of the most beautiful boroughs of Italy, today an elegant village on the western side of the lake in which the Ducal Palace and the old Lion Rock stand out. Continuation for Passignano through a beautiful panoramic route of border between the regions Umbria and Tuscany. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, board the ferry to the Isla Mayor, which is in front of the beautiful village. Visit this picturesque set of houses where only 17 people live and then return to Passignano to follow Perugia. Accommodation.Day 4 - BIn the morning, visit the capital of the Umbrian region, ancient Etruscan center and rich city of history and art. You can admire the Palazzo dei Priori, the Fontana Mayor, the Etruscan Gate of the 3rd century BC, the Cathedral and the medieval wall. Free time for lunch. Departure to Rome and end of the tour.
- 3 nights accommodation
- Wine tasting
- Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- Tour escort/host
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Small-group tour
- Round-trip ferry
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
What's not included
- Food and drinks, unless specified