10 days in Province of Viterbo Itinerary

10 days in Province of Viterbo Itinerary

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10 days in Province of Viterbo Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Tarquinia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bolsena
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Viterbo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Civita Castellana
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Newark

1
night
Tarquinia

Tarquinia ©
Tarquinia, formerly Corneto, is an old city in the province of Viterbo, Lazio, Italy known chiefly for its outstanding and unique ancient Etruscan tombs in the widespread necropoli or cemeteries which it overlies, for which it was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.In 1922 it was renamed after the ancient city of Tarquinii (Roman) or Tarch(u)na (Etruscan). On the 8th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Necropoli di Tarquinia, explore the historical opulence of Santa Maria di Castello, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense, then explore the ancient world of Chiesa di San Pancrazio, and finally learn about winemaking at Etruscaia.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tarquinia online sightseeing planner .

Newark, USA to Tarquinia is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Tarquinia due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Tarquinia can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bolsena.

Things to do in Tarquinia

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria di Castello ©
Santa Maria di Castello
Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense ©
Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense
Necropoli di Tarquinia ©
Necropoli di Tarquinia

3
nights
Bolsena

Bolsena ©
Bolsena is a town and comune of Italy, in the province of Viterbo in northern Lazio on the eastern shore of Lake Bolsena. Popular historic sites such as Sorano Centro Storico and Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Museo di Palazzo Orsini and La Collegiata di San Quirico. Get out of town with these interesting Bolsena side-trips: Chiesa di San Giorgio (in Montemerano), Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Paolo (Duomo di Pitigliano) (in Pitigliano) and Insediamento rupestre di Vitozza (in Sorano). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at MUVIT Museo del Vino Torgiano Museum, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leuta, and get great views at La Rocca di Passignano Sul Trasimeno.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bolsena visit site .

You can drive from Tarquinia to Bolsena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Viterbo.

Things to do in Bolsena

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Sorano, San Quirico d'Orcia, Pitigliano, MUVIT Museo del Vino Torgiano Museum, Azienda Agricola Leuta
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Giorgio ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio
Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta ©
Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta
MUVIT Museo del Vino Torgiano Museum ©
MUVIT Museo del Vino Torgiano Museum

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nights
Viterbo

Viterbo ©
See also Viterbo, Texas and Viterbo University. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Etrurian National Musem - Rocca Albornoz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Santuario Santa Maria della Quercia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Lante, then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia Cistercense di San Martino al Cimino, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Colle del Duomo. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di S.Giovanni Battista del Gonfalone, make a trip to Palazzo Farnese, contemplate the long history of Viterbo Historic Centre, then contemplate the long history of Palazzo dei Papi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Viterbo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bolsena to Viterbo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Viterbo are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Civita Castellana.

Things to do in Viterbo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Villa Farnese
Highlights from your plan
Abbazia di San Martino al Cimino ©
Abbazia di San Martino al Cimino
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Etrurian National Musem - Rocca Albornoz ©

2
nights
Civita Castellana

Civita Castellana ©
Civita Castellana is a town and comune in the province of Viterbo, 65km north of Rome.Mount Soracte lies about 10km to the south-east.HistoryCivita Castellana was settled during the Iron Age by the Italic people of the Falisci, who called it Falerii. On the 14th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Di Otricoli, see the interesting displays at Civico Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Anticoli Corrado, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero Di S.Benedetto. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Chiesa di Santo Stefano - Mummie di Ferentillo, then wander the streets of Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero di Santa Rita da Cascia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Rita.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Civita Castellana route builder .

You can drive from Viterbo to Civita Castellana in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Civita Castellana

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Monastero Di S.Benedetto, Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto, Basilica di Santa Rita, Parco Archeologico Di Otricoli, Chiesa di Santo Stefano - Mummie di Ferentillo
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Rita ©
Basilica di Santa Rita
Parco Archeologico Di Otricoli ©
Parco Archeologico Di Otricoli
Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto ©
Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto