Bracciano is located in the northern part of the in province of Roma, close to the border with the province of Viterbo. The oldest part of the city is on a hill overlooking Lake Bracciano. During the summer months Bracciano is overrun with Dutch and German tourists staying at one of the camp grounds near the town.
Bracciano City Guide
Bracciano tourist attractions
Castello Odescalchi: Or Castello Orsini Odescalchi, open for visitors (except on Mondays). Guided tours in Italian. The castle is often used for celebrity weddings.
The historical centre consists of narrow, winding alleys.
Belvedere: At the top of the hill, a beautiful view over the surroundings, including the Lago Baracciano.
Piazza IV Novembre: The main square of Bracciano.
Chiesa di San Liberato: With an 11th century bell-tower. It is built on the spot where there used to be an old Roman town called Forum Clodii. Most of the present church (including the frescoes) dates from the 15th century. The gardens around the church were designed by Russell Page.
Lake Bracciano, however, is the main reason tourists visit the city.
Bracciano tourist information
The tourist office is located on the Piazza IV Novembre.
The following so-called frazioni are part of the municipality of Bracciano: Castel Giuliano, Pisciarelli, Sambuco, Vicarello, Vigna di Valle.