Bomarzo's Park of Monsters
Discover mythical creatures and characters in a monster themed park in Bomarzo, stop by a mortuary temple, and more when you book this cultural excursion in Civitavecchia. You'll get a chance to enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience, visiting the Park of the Monsters to learn about the mythical characters and monsters of Roman and Greek mythology and enjoy the park's sculptures and gardens. Enjoy, the convenience of covered roundtrip transportation to and from Largo della Pace SNC in Civitavecchia, your transfer to Bomarzo, admission to the Bath, and a glass of wine and delicious traditional Italian meal and appetizer for lunch. While your excursion doesn't include gratuity, you'll even get a chance to explore the City of the Popes (Viterbo), making this scenic tour perfect for history enthusiasts and culture connoisseurs.
Start your scenic tour by catching the free shuttle bus to Largo della Pace SNC from your port and enjoy a convenient pickup and comfortable drive to Bomarzo. Here, you'll discover where mythical heroes and monsters collide at the Park of Monsters. This iconic 16th-century attraction is also known as the Gardens of Bomarzo and features a gorgeous garden with a vast collection of Mannerism or Late Renaissance-style artwork, including grotesque sculptures of mythical characters and monsters from Roman and Greek mythology, such as Aphrodite, the underworld god Orcus, and lions attacking a dragon. Grab your camera as you gaze at astonishing statues of exotic animals, like the fountain of the winged horse Pegasus and Hannibal's elephants for the ultimate postcard worthy photo.
As you continue your cultural excursion, make sure you keep your camera handy to capture unforgettable images of a crooked house and the morbid mortuary temple you'll glimpse along the way. You'll also get a chance to witness a block of peperino or gray volcanic tuff, and cryptic carved obelisk monuments marked with mottos.
Continue, your exciting excursion as you make your way to the ancient city of Viterbo and stroll through its old town to see the iconic Baths. Known as the "City of Popes," Viterbo's Baths attraction feature thermal baths, which were the hot springs that popes retreated to for relaxation. Conclude your tour with a stop for lunch to indulge in a mouthwatering glass of wine and authentic Italian cuisine before heading back to your port.
Whether you're looking for the thrill of feasting your eyes on scary sculptures or the convenience of experiencing local culture and cuisine, this tour offers it all. Book this exciting monster and meal filled excursion today for a memorable time in Civitavecchia!