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Escape the hustle and bustle of Rome and visit the scenic hilltop towns of Castelli Romani on a half-day tour! Relax on the journey through the idyllic Alban Hills, and enjoy stops at Lake Castel Gandolfo, and Frascati for a tasting of a typicl local products . Learn about the ancient villages’ history and culture from a guide, and sample a glass of Frascati while learning about Castelli Romani wine production.
Start your Rome tour with a hotel pickup, or alternatively, meet your guide in town – near Termini Station. Hop aboard your air-conditioned coach and leave Rome, passing along the ancient Appian Way to see the Baths of Caracalla and the Chapel of Domine Quo Vadis from the comfort of your coach. Leave the city and head to the Alban Hills to visit Castelli Romani, a region of pretty hill towns famed for their ancient history and highly regarded wine. Stop in front of the lake of Castel Gandolfo for some pictures and a coffee break. From the bus a panoramic of Rocca di Papa and Grottaferrata, both are known for their culture and typical gastronomic products, travel to the northern part of the Alban Hills to the village of Frascati – popular for its breathtaking views and production of Frascati wine, a sweet and refreshing white. Stop in a typical "Osteria" for a taste of some gastronomic delicacies and the local wine, then enjoy some time at leisure to wander around the village. Meet your guide back at the pre-arranged point and then return to Rome. Your tour finishes with a drop-off near Rome Termini Station, or another central location.
- Local guide
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Wine tasting
- typical product tasting
- Hotel pick-up (only for certain hotels located in central Rome - to be reconfirmed by the supplier after booking)
What's not included
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel drop-off
- Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
- Hotel pickup included
- Led by a local guide