The Monster Gardens of Bomarzo & the Pope City


Short description

Discover the Park of the Monsters in the town of Bomarzo, from figures of mythological characters to a mortuary temple. Visit Viterbo’s old town and indulge in a traditional Italian lunch.

Highlights (optional)

  • Explore the unique Park of the Monsters in Bomarzo
  • Discover figures of monsters and mythological characters
  • See a funerary temple
  • Visit Viterbo’s old town, known as the City of the Popes
  • Indulge in a traditional Italian lunch

TOUR Description

Visit the unique Park of the Monsters, also known as the Garden of Bomarzo. Explore the gardens and their wide terraces, fountains with water games and mannerist sculptures. Discover figures of monsters, dragons, mythological characters and exotic animals. See the blocks of peperino, a crooked house, a funerary temple and obelisk monuments with carved mottos.

After the visit, indulge in a traditional Italian lunch at a restaurant in Viterbo city center. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided visit of the old town. Known as the City of the Popes, Viterbo’s spectacular medieval center is worth seeing. Learn about the time of the Holy See and the fighting between the Guelph and Ghibelline families.

Duration: 7.5 hours

Tour starts: 08.45 AM or on request

Meeting point and Pick-up: TERMINAL CRUISE SHUTTLE BUS situated in “Largo della Pace”, Civitavecchia Port. It is the meeting point and last stop of the port free shuttle bus (that picks up you from the boat). I’ll wait for you with a signature of your name


  •  Pick-up and drop off from Civitavecchia harbour
    round trip shared transfer
  •  Entrance ticket to the Park of the Monster
  •  Lunch in Viterbo

Not included:

professional guide

Additional services on request: additional stops in Tuscania,

Useful information:

We suggest to wear comfortable shoes, bring a hat to protect yourself from the sun and an umbrella to procet you from the rain. Remember that is not permitted to visit churches in shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders. The tour can be changed  without notice due to weather and traffic. Visitors could be asked an ID/Passport for security reasons, please make sure you have a valid one with you