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ViterboItaly

Go back in time to the medieval era in this province in central Italy and explore preserved streetscapes, thermal springs, hilltop forts and Etruscan ruins.

Viterbo is a province in the Lazio region where ancient stone structures speckle the hilly landscape. The province’s deep medieval heritage is embedded in the foothills of Monte Fogliano and the surrounding countryside. Visit the province’s capital, the town of Viterbo, and admire a streetscape that has remained unchanged for centuries. Learn about the times of antiquity when you check out ancient relics and ruins. Experience the opulence of a town that became the seat of the popes in the 13th century and explore the beautiful Tyrrhenian coastline.

The province’s capital is a magnificent introduction to the old-world charm of the region. Stroll around the town’s historic core to see the solemn structure of the Palazzo dei Papi (Papal Palace) and the Cathedral of Saint Lorenzo. The City Museum houses a good collection of archaeological displays from prehistoric times to the days of the Ancient Romans.

The valley of the Arcione River lies to the west of the town and shelters the region’s famed thermal springs, known as the Baths of Viterbo. Treat yourself to a luxury spa treatment or explore the ruins of an Ancient Roman bath and the Renaissance-era Terme dei Papi.

Visit the town of Tarquinia to see the beautiful painted tombs of the World Heritage-Listed Etruscan Necropolis, which dates back to approximately the 7th century B.C. The nearby town of Civita Castellana has a notable collection of medieval churches, including the Santa Maria di Pozzano cathedral and the Renaissance Santa Chiara Church. Explore the hillside township of Vetralla. The fortified commune contains some beautiful churches and the Necropolis of Norchia, which is carved into the rugged gorge.

Viterbo’s Tyrrhenian seaboard is dotted with seaside villages, luxury resorts and laid-back campgrounds. Stretch out on a sun lounge or go on a boat tour from one of the coastline’s marinas.

Reach Viterbo by flying into the Rome Fiumicino airport and taking a 2-hour bus or train ride to the province’s capital city. If you have a rental car, you can experience Viterbo’s delightful rural region and farmsteads. Enjoy the mild climate, year-round thermal springs and archaeological treasures of the province of Viterbo.

Top Hotels in Viterbo

Casa Vacanze La Mattonara
Casa Vacanze La Mattonara
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This family-friendly Viterbo apartment building is located in a regional park, within 1 mi (2 km) of Piazza San Pellegrino and Doria Pamphilj Cultural Center. ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Semplicemente tutto perfetto!

"L'appartamento in assoluto più bello dove abbia mai alloggiato. Avevamo prenotato solo per una notte e siamo rimasti ancora lì per altre due. Accoglienza straordinaria, succo di frutta, uva, coca cola, patatine. Nel frigo: latte, yogurt, acqua e succo. Ogni mattina, sul tavolo all'esterno del nostro ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 19, 2019

Casa Vacanze La Mattonara
Bicoca - Nuova Fattoria
Bicoca - Nuova Fattoria
Strada Castel di Salce 6, Viterbo
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Situated in Viterbo, this country house is within 9 miles (15 km) of Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Torre di Lavello Park and National Archaeological Museum ...

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Alla Corte delle Terme
Alla Corte delle Terme
4 out of 5
Via Procoio 6, Viterbo, VT
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The price is CA $87 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21

Situated in Viterbo, this spa hotel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Spa of the Popes and within 6 miles (10 km) of Colle del Duomo Museum and Palazzo dei Papi. Viterbo ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (142 reviews)

"Hotel nelle immediate vicinanze delle Terme dei Papi, molto ben tenuto, stile country. Staff molto gentile, sia al ricevimento che al ristorante. Camera grande il giusto, con tutti i servizi, bagno grande, tutto ben pulito. Comodissima la navetta che in due minuti ti porta dall'hotel alle Terme dei ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2020

Alla Corte delle Terme
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Vacation Rentals in Viterbo

Casa Vacanze La Mattonara
Casa Vacanze La Mattonara

This family-friendly Viterbo apartment building is located in a regional park, within 1 mi (2 km) of Piazza San Pellegrino and Doria Pamphilj Cultural Center. ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Semplicemente tutto perfetto!

"L'appartamento in assoluto più bello dove abbia mai alloggiato. Avevamo prenotato solo per una notte e siamo rimasti ancora lì per altre due. Accoglienza straordinaria, succo di frutta, uva, coca cola, patatine. Nel frigo: latte, yogurt, acqua e succo. Ogni mattina, sul tavolo all'esterno del nostro ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 19, 2019

Casa Vacanze La Mattonara
La Piazzetta Holiday Home
La Piazzetta Holiday Home
Via Marconi 34, Appartamento, Viterbo, Lazio
The price is CA $155 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29

Situated in Viterbo, this holiday home is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Church of Santa Rosa and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Spa of the Popes. Colle del Duomo Museum and Palazzo ...

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Le carezze guesthouse
Le carezze guesthouse
Via della Salita 3, Viterbo

Situated in Viterbo, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Piazza San Pellegrino and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Spa of the Popes. Doria Pamphilj Cultural ...

Le carezze guesthouse
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May 19, 2019

Viterbo is a lovely place, food was amongst the best we had in our entire trip (it was a prosciutteria nor far from the B&B) and we even did some great shopping at reasonable prices. Perfect if you want history and culture without the crowds.

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