Do we need a car when staying at Casa Reminiscenza?
We recommend having a car when staying with us, because there are so much more you can see and do in the area with car available. Nearest car rentals are in Orvieto, where Avis and Hertz has offices right across the street from the train station.
What is the nearest airport?
Rome’s main airport Fiumicino Aeroporto (also called Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport) is the nearest airport (about 130km/80miles from us).
Is it possible to arrive by train?
Italy has an excellent network of railways, and you may take a train to one of our nearby towns; Orvieto, Montefiascone or Viterbo. In Orvieto there is a taxi stand right outside the train station (and car rentals across the street). Local buses are passing the train stops in Montefiascone and in Viterbo, and may bring you close to Casa Reminiscenza.
How is the climate in the Lake Bolsena area?
Summers are warm and dry, while the winters typically are mild and moderate. The large volcanic lake creates a microclimate that gives many days with nice weather all year round. The lake is about 300 meters above sea level, and a constant, natural breeze makes even the warmest summer days a bit fresh.
Where can we swim?
Lake Bolsena is not only the biggest but is also held to be the cleanest volcanic lake of Europe, due to the fact that there is no significant source of pollution around the lake. The nearest beach is minutes away from the guesthouse, and around the lake there are numerous other beaches, including free public beaches and serviced beaches with all facilities. In the area there are also several thermal hot springs, open all year, and family water parks with facilities for all ages. Ask us for more information.
What can we do in the area?
With our location right in the heart of Italy there is a long list of places within reachable distance for a daytrip. Rome, Pisa, Florence, Siena, Orvieto, and the Chianti-area in Tuscany are some of the popular destinations for a daytrip from Casa Reminiscenza. Activities offered in our local area include:
Is it possible to dine at the premises?
We offer food service most nights (except Thursdays) throughout the season. Theme nights like “Italian Buffet”, BBQs, Pizza baking, wine tastings takes places regularly during summer. There are no lunch services at the premises.
Do you have in-room minibars?
No, we have personal service for beverages, and our guests may order beverages and snack at any hour.
Our suites have in-room kettles for coffee and tea.
Are there restaurants and bars in the area?
The villages around Lake Bolsena have all kinds of eateries, from simple snack bars to fine dining restaurants with international cuisine. We are happy to recommend our favorites.
How far away are the villages?
Casa Reminiscenza is located between the villages Bolsena (7km) and San Lorenzo Nuovo (6km). Several other towns and villages are found in the nearby area, many of them reachable by a bike ride.