- Code 173
- Tour Length 9 hours
- Tour type Private driver for the day from the seaport
- Highlights Viterbo The bullicame springs Papal palace The cathedral of San Lorenzo
- Included Taxes and tolls Private driver
- Not included Gratuity Entrance fees Lunch
Viterbo and thermal bath of the pope
Viterbo Viterbo is part of Lazio is about 105Km from the city of Rome and dates back to the Etruscan civilization its had a strong Etruscan community . Also Viterbo is situated on a hill top and you can still see the medieval walls that surround Viterbo. Historically Viterbo has humble origins never being a rich flourishing city but during the 13th Century it was recognized, this was because due to the many conflicts in Rome Viterbo was a refuge...Read all
Viterbo and the popes thermal bath from the seaport of civitavecchia, meet your driver at the port pick up time 0800am and drive through the Roman countryside onto Viterbo which takes about 1 hour drive from the seaport. Once arrived in Viterbo the home of the papal palace which was a retreat for the popes during difficult times in Rome... The translation in Italiano is known as the "palazzo dei papi. After visiting the main attraction in Viterbo a visit to the cathedral of San Lorenzo which is also the resting place of Pope John XXI and you will also find some fine pictures within the cathedral.
Next which is what you have been waiting for a stop at the popes bath. The natural hot spring waters which offers the sulphate/ sulfur properties a wealth of therapeutic treatments, even during the not so warmer months like September and October you will find that even colder outside you dry quickly and you feel renovated, so it's a visit to make to this large pool that receives the water from the hot springs.
rtn back to the port around 1700 your private chauffeur will make sure you get back to your ship in good time