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Tourist welcome in Bolsena

Tourist Office - Visit Bolsena

Bolsena Tourist information office

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:

Wi-Fi network

  • Multimedia room
  • Sale and stamping of Credentials, including for animals
  • Consultation of material about the Via Francigena in Tuscia, Siena, and other cities
  • Access to historical publications, guides, and brochures in Italian, English, Dutch, and German
  • Sale of the Bolsena CARD (€3), which provides access to an audio guide in Italian, English, and German via smartphone; it also allows direct connection to the Visit Bolsena website for all informations
  • Restroom facilities are not available within the office, but Pilgrims can use those located in the lakeside parking area.

Tourist office

Address

Piazza Matteotti 9A - Bolsena (VT)​

Contacts

  • 0761 799923;
  • +39 345 1053186;
  • +39 327 7684109
  • ufficioturistico@comune.bolsena.vt.it

Opening time

  • Tuesday to Saturday: 09:00 AM – 01:00 PM / 04:00 PM – 07:00 PM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
  • Monday: Closed.

Public library

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:

 

  • Restroom facilities are available within the Municipality.
  • Wi-Fi network.
  • Multimedia room with projector.
  • Children’s room.
  • Two separate rooms for adults.
  • Internet point station.
  • Photocopying service.
  • Consultation of material about the Via Francigena in Italian, including historical publications and guides.
  • It is not possible to purchase or stamp Credentials at this location.

Public library

Adress

Largo San Giovanni Battista della Salle 3

Contacts

  • 0761 795319
  • +39 348 2552793
  • biblioteca@comunebolsena.it

Opening time

Winter:

  • Monday: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM / 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Thursday: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM / 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Friday: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Saturday: Closed

Summer:

  • Monday: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM / 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Thursday: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Friday: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Saturday: Closed