Rome’s Enchanting Countryside Private Day Trip from Rome By Car

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon9 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket

The Roman countryside in the region of Lazio is sprinkled with unforgettable historic towns, enchanting hamlets, lakeside castles, medieval fortresses, and archaeological ruins that have existed since the Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and Renaissance eras, and are part of Italy’s rich and fascinating heritage.
On this tour, you will have the opportunity to experience three of Italy’s most fascinating historical eras: the famous Renaissance Odescalchi Castle that overlooks the Lake Bracciano, enjoy an authentic Italian lunch inside the Medieval hilltop fortress of Ceri, and have an adventurous afternoon exploring the ancient Etruscan tombs inside Banditaccia Necropolis in Cerveteri.

PLEASE NOTE Your driver is NOT a licensed tour guide.
This is as Tour By Car with only an English Speaking Driver (it does NOT include Tour Guides or Walking Tours).
To comply with italian strict laws, drivers are obliged to remain with the vehicle while guests sightsee on their own away from the vehicle.

English Speaking Professional Chauffeur
Private Mercedes Benz Vehicle
Air-conditioned vehicle
Bottled water
Entry Tickets to the Sites
Tour Guide / walking Tour

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your English speaking chauffeur will pick you up at your Rome hotel or accommodation at 9:00 AM, and you will arrive back at approximately 5:00 PM.

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
1 to 3 passengers
8/5/2019 - 5/7/2021
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
7 to 8 passengers
8/5/2019 - 5/7/2021
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
4 to 6 passengers
8/5/2019 - 5/7/2021
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Stop At:  
Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano
A glimpse of this formidable Renaissance military fortress will transport you to distant times and enchant you with vestiges of feudal lords, noble families, princes, and dukes. The castle is still the private property of Prince Livio Odescalchi, and the interior of the castle has been transformed into a historical museum open to the public to visit. As you make your way through the splendid rooms fit for Kings and Popes, you can admire the 6 centuries worth of artwork, furniture, weaponry, books, and manuscripts, providing you with a genuine glimpse into the private quarters and lives of some of Italy’s most powerful historical figures. Tickets to Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano are currently 8.50 Euros per person and can be bought on location.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Lago di Bracciano
Lake Bracciano is a sight to behold, a pristine volcanic lake surrounded by small craters that are still recognizable today, green with lush forests. Overlooking the lake is an imposing castle, also referred to as Bracciano Castle, Odescalchi Castle or by its official name Castello Orsini-Odescalchi.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Borgo di Ceri
Frozen in time to when it was founded in the early 1200s, Ceri invites visitors to experience an authentic medieval hamlet and enchants them with an atmosphere that evokes eras that fairytales are made of.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Necropoli della Banditaccia
Spanning 6 centuries of the Etruscan civilization, the Banditaccia necropolis offers the unique opportunity to witness the advancement of this pre-Roman civilization whose tombs evolved from simple stone pits or potholes where the ashes were housed to elaborate round and cube-shaped tombs built like city blocks with roads. Entry tickets to Cerveteri Banditaccia Necropolis are currently 10 Euros per person to be bought on location.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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