ODESCALCHI’S CASTLE in Bracciano: a step back in the middle Age

       

Short description

Visit the majestic Odescalchi Castle, one of the most beautiful and imposing Renaissance mansions in Europe, a few kilometers south of Civitavecchia port. Take a walking tour of Bracciano, and head to Belvedere della Sentinella for lunch

Highlights (optional)

  • Visit Odescalchi Castle
  • Enjoy amazing views of Lake Bracciano
  • Step back in time to the Middle Ages
  • Italian lunch

TOUR Description

Start your tour with a guided visit of the Orsini-Odescalchi Castle, an icon of the power and the prosperity of its Lords. Constructed at the beginning of the 5th century A.D., the castle has now become a famous location for parties, with actor Tom Cruise choosing it for his wedding with Katie Holmes.

After you have taken the time to explore the castle, take a short walking tour through the historic center of Bracciano, and finally reach the Belvedere della Sentinella.

Once there, take the unique opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake and the surrounding countryside below. Finally, round off your tour by replenishing your energy with lunch in a typical restaurant with local products.

Duration: 6.5 hours

Tour starts: 08.45 AM or on request

Pick-up: : until 30 min your ship’s arrival approx.

Included

  • Port pick-up and drop off
  • round trip shared transfer with air-conditioned minivan
  • Pick-up and drop off from Civitavecchia port
  • Castle’s ticket entrance

Not included:

professional guide
Gratuities

Additional services on request: additional stops in Cerveteri,

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