The Eternal City Tours presents:
COUNTRY PALACES TOUR
Visit the charming village of Caprarola, home of the splendid Farnese Palace built by Alessandro Farnese, nephew of Pope Paul III.
It is one of the most precious jewels of Renaissance architecture and one of the most famous monuments of the area.
Famous artists as Antonio Tempesti, Giovanni Il Vecchio, Giovanni Antonio Da Varese, Raffaellino da Reggio, Giacomo Del Duca and Jacopo Bertoia worked to realize the magnificent summer residence.
The tour continues to Oriolo Romano. a pictoresque country village famous for the Altieri Palace. This renaissance palace is worldwide famous for a complete gallery of portraits of all the popes from St. Peter to modern times. The frescoes the lavish rooms, even more valuable, are part of the late Mannerist movement of the Roman school prior to the revolution started by Caravaggio.