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Bracciano

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Bracciano is a town in Province of Rome, that gave the name to Lake Bracciano.

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The town of Bracciano can be reached by train from Roma Ostiense railway station in Rome. By car, take Rome’s ring road (the GRA) to the Cassia bis exit and follow the signs to the lake. Alternatively, you can take the coastal Autostrada in the direction of Civitavecchia, leaving it at Cerveteri and following signs to Bracciano.

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  • Castle Bracciano (Castle Orsini Odescalchi), piazza Mazzini, 14, 0699802379 (, fax: 0699809175), [1]. 10:00-17:00. 8,50€ - 6,00€.  edit. It's a famous well-preserved 15th Century castle, which has hosted a number of events, most famously the wedding of actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes on 18 November 2006.
A seaplane at the Italian Air Force museum
  • Italian Air Force Museum (Museo Storico Aeronautica Militare), Vigna Di Valle (on the southernmost point of the lake between Bracciano and Anguillara), +390699887509 (), [2]. 09.30-16.30 in winter and 09.30-17.30 in summer. Closed on Mondays. A superb collection of planes housed in the hangars of Italy's first seaplane base. Exhibits range from the pioneers of flight and WWI fighters up to Italian military planes of the present day. This is one of the largest collections of its type in the world and is really well displayed. Free of charge.  edit
  • Museo dell'Opera del Duomo (""Bruno), piazza della Collegiata (dentro la chiesa di S. Stefano), 3287496515 (), [3]. Sab-Dom 10:00-13:00. gratis.  edit
  • Lakes of Rome

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  • La Gismonda, via della Cisterna, 6 - 00062 Bracciano (RM) (hamlet Pisciarelli), (+39) 0699815284 (), [4].  edit

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The Etruscan tombs of Cerveteri are just 20 minutes from Bracciano to the southwest. Closer, but along a winding road to the northeast, leaving the lake at Trevignano, is Sutri, which has an interesting Roman amphitheatre carved out of rock.


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