A place full of stories like Civitavecchia, Viterbo, Tuscania and Tarquinia, along with natural wonders such as the Tolfa Mountains and Lake Bolsena.

Discovering Upper Lazio from Civitavecchia to Bolsena

A place full of stories like Civitavecchia, Viterbo, Tuscania and Tarquinia, along with natural wonders such as the Tolfa Mountains and Lake Bolsena. The itinerary to discover the beauties of Upper Lazio starts from Civitavecchia, an ancient city of Etruscan origin overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea and the seaside of the Capital, which preserves the Forte Michelangelo, the Vanvitelli Fountain and the Old Port.

The journey continues in the direction of the Tolfa Mountains, where two famous villages have emerged in the past centuries for the extraction of the Aluma and Tolfa. Third, unmissable stop is Vetralla, right on the slopes of the volcanic crater, which then turned into Lake Vico, where the Monastery Regina Pacis is worth a visit; then just a few kilometers down the road to Montefiascone, and then the view opens onto the charming lake of Bolsena with its glimpses, the town of Bolsena with its historic center, the two characteristic islands and the village of Marta, climbed on the slopes of the basin.

After turning around the lake, you can go back to Civitavecchia, without forgetting to go first to Tuscania, the city of Tusci famous for the Basilica of Saint Peter, the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore and the fountain of the “sette cannelle”, and then for Tarquinia, an ancient Etruscan town where the Necropolis, the Museum, the Palazzo Comunale and the Church of Santa Maria in Castello worth a visit.

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