1. From Rome: Private Tour of Calcata & Bomarzo Thermal Baths
EXCLUSIVE TOUR Onboard a Deluxe vehicle (Car, Minivan, or for big groups Bus), you can enjoy your private trip from Rome with your English-speaking driver to reach your first stop in Calcata. You can admire beautiful landscapes surrounded by greenery from which stand out, like precious stones set on rocky heights and ancient villages with ancient charm. Once in Calcata, you will meet your private guide, who will take you to discover this small medieval village not far from Viterbo. You will walk in the maze of narrow alleys between the walls of ancient medieval houses covered with ivy and flowers. Every time you gaze at your view, a glimpse of the beautiful landscape surrounding this enchanted place will appear. Tiny houses with balconies overloaded with enchanting decorations, colored doors, and windows that look like eyes aimed at the horizon will surround your walk. Workshops of artists of all kinds, restaurants, small shops, and art galleries where works of art or typical handicrafts are on sale will be the seasoning for this exceptional tour. Calcata is a village with an ancient history and full of legends. Calcata was abandoned in the mid-1900s due to landslides and landslides of the tuff rock on which it was founded. Only in the 60s and 70s, some hippies, seduced by this place's pleasant and wild beauty, repopulated it, transforming it into a meeting place for artists and nature lovers. A small community of intellectuals has established itself by giving new life to an abandoned city by choosing it as a residence and reviving it with musical, theatrical, or prose events that often see the squares and alleys transformed into theatrical scenes. 10.30 a.m. approximately, leaving the enchanting medieval village behind, along a road through the woods of the Apennines, transported by your driver, you will comfortably reach the park of monsters in Bomarzo, an example of a garden of the Italian Mannerist artistic period. Visiting this enchanted garden will catapult you into a world of fairy tales, myths, and legends. Gigantic sculptures that sprout among trees, bushes, and rocks represent monsters, mythological characters, or those linked to the most famous codes that refer to the chivalric poem of Orlando furioso written by Ludovico Ariosto. 13 / 13.30 At the end of this fascinating guided tour, you will be transported to a typical restaurant in the immediate vicinity to taste local delicacies (Wine and food). (Lunch duration about 1 hour) End this trip in style; before returning to Rome, relax by immersing yourself in the thermal waters of the Terme Dei Papi. In a few minutes, you will reach the Terme Dei Papi, and in a few minutes, you will be able to satisfy your senses and immerse yourself in the beneficial warm waters (40 ° -58 ° C) of this ancient swimming pool. A therapeutic and refreshing bath, a unique opportunity to heal your body and relax in that healthy idleness that the ancient Romans loved so much. Duration 2 hours Return to Rome.