As you will notice on your Rome tour, Bracciano in Lazio clearly has a lot to offer to visitors. Moreover, its proximity to Rome, being located just 30 kilometres northwest to it, makes it an ideal stopover or extension of any private guided tour of Rome. That said, clearly there are numerous attractions in Bracciano which make it a visitor’s haven. Accordingly, let us look at 3 beautiful sights in Bracciano in this article.
If you are on a private tour of Rome and headed towards Bracciano, then one of the foremost sights which you will see for sure would be Lake Bracciano. The lake is huge and resplendent – second only to Lake Bolsena in this part of Italy. Moreover, the sheer attraction of Lake Bracciano also lies in the fact that it is a volcanic lake with regard to its origin.
Bracciano – as you will note on your private tour happens to be the location of one of Italy’s largest castles, the Castello Orsini-Odescalchi. Besides its size, what appeals to visitors is also the fact that it has been preserved very well to the extent that it can easily be considered as one of Italy’s most well kept castles. There is also a museum with various artworks and other items of interest which you will enjoy viewing while visiting the Castello Orsini-Odescalchi.
Italian Air Force Museum
Continuing with your guided tour of Bracciano you will come across the Italian Air Force Museum right next to Lake Bracciano. Here you will find famous relics from an era gone by such as the Savoia Marchetti S.79, the Supermarine Spitfire, the Panavia Tornado, and the Caproni Ca.100 among others. Three Schneider Cup racers also form part of the collection here. Additionally, there is an annual ‘Giornata Azzura’ airshow here which you can be privy to if you are lucky enough to be visiting at that time.
Overall, it is amply clear that when it comes to sights, there are plenty in Bracciano. We have restricted ourselves to three of them in this article but when you actually go visiting there, you will find that in fact there are plenty of sights awaiting you on your tour of Bracciano.
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