Venosa tour guide: guided tour with Aglianico del Vulture red wine tasting

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Tour description

Venosa was an important Roman city, its importance grew mainly thanks to the Via Appia and that allowed important trade. Nowadays Venosa is remembered also because here was born Horace Flacco, author of the famous "Carpe Diem".The guided tour will start from the Archaeological Park where you can visit the thermal baths, the domus, the SS. Trinity and the amphitheater. After the amphitheater the visit continues with S.S. Trinity composed of Ancient Church of the V / VII century restored by the Lombards and Normans.The tour of Venosa continues in the historic center with a visit to the 16th-century Aragonese castle Pirro del Balzo. Inside there is the national archaeological museum that contains mainly Roman finds.Not far away you will visit the so-called house of Horace, dating back to the II century BC, in reality recent excavations have proven to be parts of the thermal baths of a patrician houseThe tour ends with a tasting of the typical local wine Aglianico del Vulture DOC

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Venosa, Venosa, Province of Potenza, BasilicatavenosaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Cantina Di Venosa, Venosa, Province of Potenza, BasilicatavenosaDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Area Archeologica di Venosa, Venosa, Province of Potenza, BasilicatavenosaDuration: 30 minutes

What's included

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Licensed guide
  • Entry/Admission - Cantina Di Venosa

What's not included

  • Entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Area Archeologica di Venosa