Excursion to Roman Castles with food and wine tastings from Rome
Rome

Day trip to Roman countryside for small group with tastings

6 h
Day Trips & Excursions
Semi-Private
difficulty Easy
Bus
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Languages: 
English
Pick up included

Food and wine tasting in Roman Castles departing from Rome

Visit and explore the countryside of Rome. Eat and drink local produce and visit amazing places in an around the Rome countryside; like the volcanic lakes of Albano and Nemi. Get to taste great wine from the winery and eat fantastic food from the local market.

Excursion to Roman Castles with food and wine tastings from Rome highlights: 

  • Depart from Rome for a tour of the Roman Castles
  • Travel in style and comfort with a minivan wth driver and assistant
  • Taste locally produced wine and food in Lake Albano and Nemi
  • Visit the summer residence of the pope in Castelgandolfo
  • Visit a cellar and taste the amazing wine produced by residents
Description: 

Enjoy a special day away from Rome, discovering the breathtaking countryside of the Roman Castles, just few kilometers away from the city!  You will visit charming little villages and taste the best selection of food an wine local products.

Roman Castles

This day tour tour takes you to the heart of the countryside of Rome, the so called Castelli Romani, hill towns surronding the city of Rome. This day tour promises to be a rare experience combining culture, relax and food. The  day trip begins from your hotel, where you will be picked up by a minivan. The ride will go along the Via Appia Antica giving you the opportunity to admire the breathtaking countryside and also explore different historical villages such as the Castel Gandolfo which houses the Pope's summer residence and it has been decalred part of the "most beautiful towns of Italy". 

Wine and food tasting

Next, you will have the opportunity to visit a local winery and have the privilege to taste at least 4 of the finest wines available in a village known to produce the best wine and local products to soothe your pallet. The tour continues to the shores of the volcanic lake Albano home to the famous Porchetta which you will be tasting and other well-made local delicacies. You will also have the opportunity to taste the local wine, Romanella.

The Roman ship museum

The next and last stop of the tour will be the charming town of Nemi, overlooking the small and pretty Lake of Nemi. This is where the Roman Ships Museum is located. Nemi is alos famous for its strawberry production: yearly there is a big event in the town dedicate to the strawberries, which attract many visitors from Rome and the surronding area. After this visit, you will be returning to Rome by minivan and dropped off at your Hotel. 

Other eXPeriences in Rome surroundings

If youa re interested in spending relaxing days outside Rome, have a look at the half day tour to Tivoli Gardens, Villa d'Este and Villa Adriana and the day tour of Ostia Antica departing from Rome. 
 

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