Meet your private air-conditioned vehicle dockside under the gangway exit of your ship and transfer directly to the area of the tour. The driver will wait for you at the pier just outside the ship with a sign with your name on.
It was founded by the Etruscans over twenty-five hundred years ago but has seen its population dwindle to just fifteen residents over the course of the 20th century.
In the 19th century, Civita’s location was turning into an island and the pace of the erosion quickened as the layer of clay below the stone was reached in the area where today’s bridge is located. Bagnoregio continues as a small but prosperous town, while Civita became known as il paese che muore (in English: “the dying town”).
The ancient city of Orvieto (urbs vetus in Latin, whence “Orvieto”), populated since Etruscan times, was certainly a major centre of Etruscan civilization;
The Cathedral of Orvieto is a large 14th century Roman Catholic cathedral situated in the town.
The Pozzo di San Patrizio (English: “St. Patrick’s Well”) is a historic well in Orvieto. It was built by architect-engineer Antonio da Sangallo the Younger of Florence, between 1527 and 1537, at the behest of Pope Clement VII who had taken refuge at Orvieto during the sack of Rome in 1527 by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.
And, after a free time for lunch, you will proceed to.
The “Sacred Wood of Bomarzo” is also known and rebaptized as Monster’s Park. Prince Pier Francesco Orsini, known as Vicino, wanted such a park “only to ease the heart“. It was designed and laid out by the great architect, Pirro Ligorio, who was summoned to work at Saint Peter’s in Vaticano after the death of Michelangelo and builded Villa D’Este in Tivoli.
When you visit this park you will go from surprise to surprise as animals and figures in stone suddenly appear: the Elephant that is about to kill a Warrior, the fighting Dragons, the Ogre in whose mouth you could pic-nic, Sleeping Beauty, Hercules tearing Cacus apart, Bears in ambush, animals with three heads, Neptune presiding figures, and finally a globe of the world balanced on the head of an Orc with a model of the Orsini Castle on top representing the power of his family…
Pozzo di San Patrizio:
Individual 4,50 Euros per pax
Civita di Bagnoregio:
Individual 1,50 Euros per pax=
The Bomarzo Monster’s Park:
adults 10,00 Euros per pax
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. We select only the most experienced and reliable drivers, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
Please specify in the NOTES field of your reservation if you need child seat and the child’s age.
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Extra hours €50,00 Euros per hour.
All of our rates are in Euros. The price includes tolls, parking and VAT; it doesn’t include gratuities, licensed guide, tickets for monuments or museums, food and drinks and any eventual extras.