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Roman Countryside Vineyards and Wine Tasting Tour - From Rome

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Key Highlights

  • Sample local wines at one of the oldest wine producing estates of the Frascati region
  • Explore the beautiful property of rolling vineyards and admire the works of 17th century architecture
  • Savour breadsticks and freshly baked Italian bread with Pallavicini extra-virgin olive oil
  • Includes transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned bus
  • An English speaking wine expert will tell you interesting details about the production of wine
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are highly rated by users of Trip Advisor
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    21 Mar 16 - 29 Oct 16: Monday, Thursday & Saturday

    Duration

    3 ½ hours

    Start time

    3:00pm

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts from the centre of Piazza Re di Roma, by the sculpture in the middle of the square in the city of Rome. From the centre of Rome you can take the line A of metro (subway) direction “Anagnina” and get off at the “Re di Roma” stop.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at Piazza Re di Roma

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    This wine tasting tour from Rome takes you to one of the oldest and most beautiful wine-producing estates of the Frascati region. Explore the property and let your wine expert tell you more about the fascinating history of wine in ancient Rome. This wine tasting experience transports you out of the bustle of the city into a haven of vineyards and olive groves of the Frascati region. Sample some fine Roman wines and olive oil and let their heavenly taste linger on.

    Amble along 200 acres of vines surrounding works of 17th century architecture which is a treasure of one of Italy’s most distinguished noble families, the Pallavicini. Feel the cool humidity of the 3rd century caverns lined with acacia and French oak barrels filled with wines aging to perfection.

    Itinerary

    The tour starts from the centre of Piazza Re di Roma, by the sculpture in the middle of the square in the city of Rome. You can take the line A of metro (subway) direction “Anagnina” and get off at the “Re di Roma” stop. From here you will be picked up in an air-conditioned coach and accompanied by an English-speaking guide taken for wine tasting in the Frascati Region.

    You will visit one of the oldest and most beautiful wine producing estates of the Frascati region. The Frascati wines have a long history, matched almost by that of the descendents of the Pallavicini family. Learn about the history of wine in ancient Rome and follow it up by a tasting of 3 wines, olive oil with some fresh oven-baked bread. Stroll around the vineyards and appreciate works of 17th century architecture.

    After sampling some of Rome’s famous wines, return to the starting point of the tour. The tour ends at Piazza Re di Roma.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transportation in air-conditioned Bus
    • English-speaking guide
    • 1 white wine tasting
    • 2 red wines tasting
    • Pallavicini Extra-virgin olive oil
    • Grissini (Breadsticks) and fresh, oven-baked italian bread

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please arrive at the designated meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled tour time and present the tour voucher to the tour coordinator/guide.

    Late arrivals will not be able to catch up with the group and no refunds will be given for those who arrive after departure time.

    Proof of age required on the day of the tour for those paying child rates.

    Unfortunately this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems.

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Very impressed!!!

      The group was very impressed and happy with their tour. A wonderful learning experience. One little detail, the meeting point is set at the centre of Piazza Re di Roma, by the...

      Veronica Laflamme
    • Wonderful experience...

      This tour was a perfect addition to our Rome experience. It was relaxing and provided a scenic ride through wine country. The guide was very pleasant and knowledgable on the...

      Deborah J Meisner
    • Refreshing - a most excellent way to spend half a day!

      Seriously, do yourself a favour and book only tours from this group! This was our second out of 3 tours we did in Rome. What a wonderful way to spend half a day! Our operator,...

      Liza C Abraham
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