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TOUR OF CERVETERI, lAKE BRACCIANO: 9 Hours 


LAKE BRACCIANO: ORSINI-ODESCALCHI CASTLE, CERVETERI, ETRUSCAN TOMBS

A Day Trip from Rome. Consult our Day Tours Page for the list of our day trips from Rome.


Rome Day Trip To Lake Bracciano & Cerveteri Includes:
Entrance fees to the Castle and the Necropolis (Etruscan tombs) in Cerveteri, local expert tour guide for the Necropolis, private transportation, service of driving guide, tolls, parking, taxes.

Note: Orsini-Odescalchi Castle closed on Mondays.

In this upscale private tour from Rome, you will explore castles, Etruscan tombs and the beautiful Lake Bracciano. Note that this is also great for families families travelling with children. It’s an hour’s drive from Rome to reach Cerveteri, an important Etruscan town known for its cemetery. Here you will have a guided tour of the Necropolis, which holds thousands of tombs, some dating back to the 7th century B.C.

Your private tour guide will also take you to Lake Bracciano where you will get an opportunity to visit one of the towns scattered around this beautiful lake with the hills around it were the remnants of crater ridge.

Driving along the lakeside road in Vigna di Valle, you may stop for lunch at La Caletta, one of the best local restaurants. The excellent cuisine here is complemented by the beautiful lakefront views.

After lunch the journey continues to Bracciano, where you will visit the Orsini-Odescalchi Castle. The castle was built in the 15th century by the Orsini family, and passed on to the Odescalchis in 1696. The peculiarities of this site included its pentagonal boundary walls, and its manor–house with frescoes by Antoniazzo Romano and other Tuscan and Umbrian artists. The castle has gained modern notoriety as the locale for celebrity weddings like that of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.

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