Wonders around Rome, Odescalchi Castle and Bracciano Lake. Private tour

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Odescalchi Castle stands on the peak of the hill, with a wonderful view overlooking the entire volcanic lake. The area is surrounded by woods and beautiful fishing villages. The fortress was inhabited since the ninth century, then it was bought by the Orsini, lords of the whole region and linked to some legends about the wife of one of them, Isabella Medici, who according to a tradition eliminated her lovers from a trap in her room. . The fort hosted important popes, such as Sixtus IV, the builder of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. The rooms are frescoed and feature period furnishings, armors and still belongs to the family. The kitchens are impressive, as large as dance halls. The castle is also famous because Tom Cruise celebrated his wedding there and often have great receptions there. We will also do a tour of the lake and its pretty villages, lunch is not included, but it is possible to book on request to taste the specialties of the lake at around 30 euros per person.

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Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Odescalchi Castle stands on the peak of the hill, with a wonderful view overlooking the entire volcanic lake. The area is surrounded by woods and beautiful fishing villages. The fortress was inhabited since the ninth century, then it was bought by the Orsini, lords of the whole region and linked to some legends about the wife of one of them, Isabella Medici, who according to a tradition eliminated her lovers from a trap in her room. . The fort hosted important popes, such as Sixtus IV, the builder of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. The rooms are frescoed and feature period furnishings, armors and still belongs to the family. The kitchens are impressive, as large as dance halls. The castle is also famous because Tom Cruise celebrated his wedding there and often have great receptions there. We will also do a tour of the lake and its pretty villages, lunch is not included, but it is possible to book on request to taste the specialties of the lake at around 30 euros per person.

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Stop At: Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano, Piazza Giuseppe Mazzini 14, 00062, Bracciano Italy

ilcastello sorge in cima al colle di Bracciano, è una fortezza e palazzo prefettamente conservati , imponente , impressionante , vi dimorarono i Prefetti di Vco, poi gli Orsini, e infine gli Odescalchi

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Anguillara Sabazia, Anguillara Sabazia, Province of Rome, Lazio

caratteristico borgo di pescatori cinto da mura medievali e il torrione e antiche chiese , bella passeggiata lungo le limpide acque del lago dove si può anche pranzare e assaggiare le secialità del pesce di lago

Duration: 1 hour



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