Stage 38 of the Via Francigena concludes at the Basilica of Santa Cristina in the town of Bolsena. Located on the northern shore of Lake Bolsena, it was founded in 264 B.C. under the name Volsinii Novi, which means “New Volsinii” after the ancient Etruscan city of Volsinii was destroyed by the Romans.
The large Tourist Information Office of Visit Bolsena is situated at Piazza Matteotti 9A, right on the Via Francigena route, and offers the following services:
Located at Largo San Giovanni Battista della Salle 3, also along the Via Francigena route, within the City hall is the extensive Public Library “Giuseppe Cozza Luzi”. It is part of the Lake Bolsena Library System and offers the following services: