Rome and papal city in the Middle Ages

 

First day: arrival

Arrival to Fiumicino Rome Airport, A TRY NATURE T.O. guide will accompany the group for all the duration of the tour.

Transfer with Gran Tourism bus to a hotel in Rome, free time (it is possible to organize a guided visit)

Return in hotel, dinner and overnight.

Second day: Vatican museum, Sistina chapel and San Pietro church.

Morning dedicated to the guided visit of Vatican museum, Sistina chapel and San Pietro church. Vatican museum are the most important world’s museum and house masterpieces from Egyptian epoch to Renaissance

Here, we will visit some museum and art gallery, then the tour proceeds with the visit of San Pietro church.

Organized lunch in a typical restaurant. Free afternoon. Transfer with Gran Tourism bus to a hotel near Bolsena Lake.

Dinner and overnight in a 3 or 4 stars hotel.

Third day: Viterbo, Vitorchiano and Villa Lante.

Morning dedicated to Viterbo guided visit. The historical center, San Pellegrino, is one of the most preserved and characteristic neighborhood in Italy. The visit proceeds to “Popes Palace”, a gothic style building.

Organized lunch in a typical restaurant. Afternoon dedicated to Vitorchiano and Villa Lante guided visit.

Return in hotel, dinner and overnight.

Forth day: boat tour, Marta, Bolsena and typical oil-press.

Breakfast and departure for Capodimonte: here, we will do a boat ride. Then the tour proceeds with the guided visit of the angler village of Marta: the mighty “clock tower” has been commission by Pope Urbano IV in 1260 and overlooks the lake, and then we will go for a walk on the water edge. Lunch in a winery.

Menù:

Starter: cold cuts and bruschette

First dish: hare pasta

Typical dessert

Taste of three wine

Afternoon dedicated to the visit of Bolsena. It is an III century village near the lake. Guided visit of the catacombs in Santa Cristina church: a twine of underground hallways.

Two big Christian events happened in this church: Santa Cristina martyrdom and miracle of Eucharist in 1263. To follow, visit in a characteristic press-oil and taste of some specialty.

Return in hotel, dinner and overnight.

Fifth day: palazzo farnese and Tuscania.

In the morning, we will visit Caprarola and Palazzo Farnese and we can admire some paintings and the wonderful Royal Staircase.

Lunch in a typical restaurant. In the afternoon, guided visit of Tuscania. One of the most Tuscania’s beautiful place is San Pietro.

Return in hotel, dinner and overnight.

Sixth day: Civita of Bagnoregio and Orvieto.

Guided visit of Civita di Bagnoregio, a small village which is always been called “dying city”, for the continuing landslides.

Lunch in a typical agritourism.

Menù:

Typical starter of the Maremma

Bord meat pappardelle

Juniper pork meat

Roasted potetoes

Dessert

Water, wine and coffe include

 Afternoon dedicated to guided visit of Orvieto. The most important attraction is the wanderful gothic Duomo, a building that dates back to 1263 and commissionated by Pope Urbano IV.

5.00 PM transfer with Gran Turismo bus in Rome. Dinner and overnight in 3 or 4 stars hotel.

 Seventh day: Sant’angelo castel

 Morning dedicated to guided visit of sant’Angelo castel. Situated on the right edge of Tevere river, the Castel is connected to Vatican by a fortify hallway: “il passetto”. This passage needed to protect the Pope in case of danger.

Lunch in a typical restaurant. Free afternoon.

Return in hotel. As gastronomy gift, an oil bottle for each partecipants.

Dinner and overnight.

 Eight day: departure

Transfer to Fiumicino with the bus. Departure and end of our services.

 

“GASTRONOMY TOUR”

Ragù fettuccine - Civitonica pennette – Board meat pappardelle – Chestnut and porcino Mushroom ravioli – Hare pappardelle - Coregone ( lake whitefish ) with green sauce – Juniper pork meat – Walnut pork meat – Typical tradition dessert – Tast of oil and bruschette – Oil bottle as a gift

TITLE: ROME AND PAPAL CITY IN THE MIDDLE AGES

DURATION: 8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS

PERIOD:2017

TERRITORY: LAZIO

AGENCY:

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

The amount includes:

  • 7 overnight in 3 or 4 stars hotel
  • 7 typical dinner in hotel restaurant ( first dish, second, third and dessert- beverage is includes)
  • 4 lunch in typical restaurant ( first dish, second, third and dessert- beverage is includes)
  • 1 lunch in an agritourism
  • 1 lunch in the winery
  • 1 tour guide service for all day (3°,4°,5° e 6° day)
  • 1 tour guide service for half day (2° and 7° day)
  • Boat tour on Bolsena lake
  • Visit to oil-press and taste
  • Public shuttle Civita
  • ZTL zone permession in Bus in Orvieto
  • Oil bottle as a gift for each partecipant
  • All the transfer with Tran Turismo Bus
  • TRY NATURE T.O. escort for all the stay

The amount doesn’t include:

  • Ticket Villa Lante
  • Ticket Santa Cristina catacombs
  • Ticket Civita of Bagnoregio
  • Ticket Orvieto’s Duomo
  • Ticket Farnese palace
  • Ticket where is expected
  • Radio guide for all the duration of the tour (suggested)
  • Tips and what is not specifically indicated in “amount includes”

Redatto in conformità del D.lgs 206/2005

Quotations on request

The program can be modify in every details in response to customers demends.

Every meal are organized in selected restaurant specialized in typical cuisine

 

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