Bracciano and Ceri
Information about Bracciano and Ceri
- Civitavecchia, Cruise Port
Civitavecchia, Cruise Port
- 9 Hours
Start From €400.00
This tour is designed for transit passengers from the Cruise Port of Civitavecchia who want to enjoy a day at a relaxed pace visiting areas around Rome that will not only leave the visitor in awe of the natural beauty and landscape but historical and medieval as well as.
Lake Bracciano:Lake Bracciano is a volcanic lake located north of the province of Rome. There are three towns located on the banks of the lake, Bracciano, on the west side, Anguillara on the southeastern side and Trevignano on the northern side. Lake Bracciano is a popular resort and beach town and in 1999 the area was declared a regional park. The Orsini-Odescalchi castle is the most noteworthy monument in the town of Bracciano. It was built in the fifteenth century and consists of three exterior walls of a pentagonal shape. The Castle has five towers , one for each vertex of the outer fortification. It is currently owned by the Odescalchi family who bought the lordship of Bracciano in the late seventeenth century from the Orsini family. The castle is now the site of receptions and also houses a museum open to the public since 1952.
Ceri: The town of Ceri is a medieval village located in the province of Rome. The village is situated on a plateau of tuff at a short distance from Cerveteri , where once the inhabitants of Cerveteri considering the place better defended moved there. The castle which still towers over the village was built in 1236 for safety reasons. In the main square of the village is the church of Our Lady of Ceri where in 1980 during a restoration frescoes of the Roman school dating back to the twelfth century were found depicting scenes dating back to the old testament. Worth noting are the famous castle gardens that have kept the original nineteenth-century design made up of dirt paths and flower beds. Today it is made up of grass beds bounded by walls of tufa and borders of Florentine iris mixed with Germanic iris where white is the predominant color.
TOUR DETALIS: Transfer to Bracciano and Ceri + Tour + Transfer to Civitavecchia
Our driver will wait for you under your cruise ship in the port of Civitavecchia with a sign bearing your name at an established time, usually 8:00 am. It takes about 1 hour (depending on traffic ) to get to Lake Bracciano. Upon arrival you will have time to relax and enjoy the beauty of the landscape. Then we will go into the town of Bracciano to visit the village and the magnificent castle. Afterward we will go see the medieval village of Ceri where we will visit the church of Our Lady of Ceri and after a lunch break go to the Castle for a walk in its beautiful flower gardens. The tour will end around 4:00 pm when we begin our journey back to the port of Civitavecchia. You will be ready to board and continue your cruise at about 5:00pm.
DURATION: 9 HOURS (Tour is available year around)
THE TOUR INCLUDE: English speaking driver and its vehicle available for the duration of the tour, fuel, tools, passenger liability insurance that is required by law and fuel.
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE: Entrance fees to sites, museums etc. , meals, official tour guide and everything not previously agreed upon.
NOTE: The driver is not an official guide and he is only able to provide information from within or near the vehicle.