Palestrina – Anagni Tour

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Transfers Rome offers you the opportunity to visit two beautiful Latial locations: Palestrina, seat of the great Roman Sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Fortuna, and Anagni, the city of the Popes, where Boniface VIII received the famous “slap” by Sciarra Colonna, emissary of the king of France. The private drivers of our NCC company will be pleased to accompany you in this interesting tour to discover ancient and medieval history.

Departure from Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino, Civitavecchia Port or your hotel. The transfer from Rome to Palestrina will take about one hour. If you want you’ll be able to take a break in a bar for a coffee. Once arrived inPalestrina you’ll be immediately taken to the archaeological area of the Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia (II century BC). You’ll visit the Temple where the oracle gave its predictions to the ancients, and what’s left of the Forum, Basilica and Solarium. The upper part of the monumental complex is occupied by the Colonna Barberini Palace, that today hosts the National Archaelogical Museum of Palestrina. After the visit to the museum, you’ll have lunch in a typical restaurant to taste specialties and Roman wines.

The tour will carry on with the transfer (estimated travel time 40 minutes) in a private car, limousine or sedan, toAnagni, in the Province of Frosinone. The city is located on the slopes of the Monti Ernici and is renowned for having been the seat of the Pope, as well as the summer residence of some Roman emperors, like Caracalla. You’ll visit Anagni’ s historical center, the cathedral, that dates back to 1074, and the Popes’ Palace.

End of the tour and transfer to Rome in a private car.

 

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