ROME: THE LAKES AND CASTLES
Duration: 3 days
Arrival in Rome in the early afternoon and transfer to hotel. Meeting with the local guide for a tour of Ancient Rome: the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Capitoline Hill.
Dinner at the Arcangelo Restaurant where you will find a quality cuisine, attentive to the raw materials along with a well-stocked cellar of Italian and foreign wines. A sober environment, almost as as '50s trattoria, that puts you at ease. After dinner, return to the hotel and overnight
Breakfast in hotel.
Morning excursion to the Castelli Romani: a pleasant walk will let you to discover the beauty of the surrounding areas of the city of Rome, enriched by medieval towns and volcanic lakes. Our tour starts in Castel Gandolfo, the summer residence of the Pope, overlooking one of the deepest crater lakes. We will then continue to Albano, a time known as Albalonga, we get to Frascati, a town famous for production of wine. Free time for lunch ( free): not to be missed is a stop at a typical " fraschetta". In the afternoon, we will visit the Cavalieri winery in Genzano: Cavalieri family is originally from Genzano di Roma, where it has been producing wine since 1879. In 2003 Cavalieri began restructuring the farm, with the modernization of the winery and the replanting of the vineyards, focusing mainly on the offer of quality wines. Our tour continues with a visit to the " L'Oro delle Donne" mill, a young company in the Castelli Romani, with a dozen years of experience in the mills. We will then continue to Velletri to enjoy a tasty meal in Benito al Bosco restaurant: the meeting point for lovers of good wine and good food, an irresistible combination of great history and culture of gastronomy. After dinner, return to Rome and overnight.
Breakfast in hotel. Departure for an interesting tour by coach and on foot to explore Rome and its fantastic squares: the grandeur of St. Peter's Square, the charm of Piazza Navona, the genius of Piazza del Campidoglio, the colourful and bustling Piazza Campo de Fiori. During the tour, we suggest a stop at the S.Eustace bar where, under the management of the Ricci Brothers, since 1999, the realm of traditional Roman cuisine.
Package includes: 2 nights, accomodation in 4* hotel breakfast included, private transfer, 2 dinner beverages not included , private guide speaking english .
Minimum 4 people
Price on request
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