The charming town of Bolsena can be found in the north of the region of Lazio, in the country of Italy. This is on the north-eastern shore of Lake Bolsena and extremely close to both Tuscany and the fascinating capital of Rome. Holidays in Bolsena will be spent in a very beautiful part of Italy; an area where there is a large lake on your very own doorstep, plus numerous activities to get involved in and interesting and historic places to visit. The self catering accommodation in Bolsena is reputed to be of a very high standard and all properties are equipped with all of the modern facilities you will ever need, plus many boast their very own swimming pools.
The vast majority of people choose to take their holidays in Bolsena between the months of May and October and this is because there will be more activities available to you at this time of the year. For a start, Lake Bolsena offers you the chance to enjoy sailing and fishing. You might also like to think about swimming, tennis, golf, walking and hiking treks, canoeing and kayaking, cycling and horse riding. As you are in Italy, you might even like to consider paying a local vineyard a visit. This is always a good idea at the very start of your holiday, so as to identify a wine you love and stock up your self catering accommodation in Bolsena.
You will soon realise how perfectly well located your holidays in Bolsena are to explore some of the best attractions in Italy. For example, the greatest cities of Tuscany are all within a few hours’ drive and these include Florence and Pisa. Other possibilities include Sienna, Perugia and Viterbo. If you head south, you will soon reach the awesome Eternal City, otherwise known as Rome. There are more attractions to visit here than you could ever hope to fit into one day and these include The Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, The Vatican (which is the smallest independent nation in the world), The Pantheon and the 2,000 year old Coliseum.
A simply glorious Mediterranean climate awaits you for your holidays in Bolsena. This means that it tends to remain mild throughout the whole year. Even in January, you should still see average maxima of around 9 to 11 degrees Celsius. In July and August, this is more likely to be around the high-twenties degrees Celsius. This part of Italy receives around 22 inches of rainfall per year.
The main airport for Rome, Fiumicino (FCO), will be the best point of arrival for your holidays in Bolsena. There is a good choice in the way of airlines flying on this route from the UK and these include Alitalia, Easyjet, Jet2.com, Monarch and British Airways. From airports such as London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR), Birmingham (BHX), Glasgow International (GLA), Newcastle(NCL) and Manchester (MAN).