Lago Bolsena offers refreshing side trip from Rome

08/14/2008 | Wall Street Journal (free content), The

Although most tourists forgo the Lazio region of Italy for the more popular areas of Rome, Tuscany and Umbria, the area is home to the largest volcanic lake in Europe, Lago Bolsena, as well as stunning scenery. The town of Bolsena includes a medieval fort, the Rocca Monaldeschi della Cervara, cobbled streets, a cascade of red-tiled roofs and a tranquil atmosphere.

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