Food-themed trip of 3 days, Slow Food Tour of Castelli Romani
Discover the beautiful and historical towns of Marino, Genzano and Frascati on the Alban Hills and the charming Villa Aldobrandini. Enjoy a host of selected delicacies of Genzano and Cannellino, wine tasting from Frascati Vineyards and dinners in Slow Food Restaurants in Marino.
Slow Food Tour: food-themed trip of 3 Days to Discover the Castelli Romani Area highlights:
- Discover the ancient cities of Marino, Genzano and Frascati in the Lazio Region
- Enjoy dining at two famous Italian Slow Cook restaurants in Rome
- Take advantage of the guided delicacies and local tastings of Genzano and Cannellino’s cakes, pastries and biscuits
- Acquire a taste for some Italian Cannellino wine from the vineyards of Frascati
Make a reservation with us for 3 days and 2 nights, and discover the beautiful and historical towns of Marino, Genzano and Frascati on the Alban Hills and the charming Villa Aldobrandini. You can enjoy a host of selected delicacies of Genzano and Cannellino as well as wine tasting from Frascati Vineyards. We will be dining in two famous Slow Food restaurants in Marino, Rome.
Day 1 – Marino, Rome
Arrive at the 4 star Villa Tuscolana Hotel in Marino and check in. Take a leisurely walk and discover the ancient city of Marino. Observe the 17th century Baroque style Basilica of San Barnaba and Church of the Santissima that houses 17th century works of art.
Later we will travel to a small town called Grottaferrata for a traditional dinner at the Slow Food Osterio della Bon’Ora restaurant and then return to Marino.
Day 2 – The Castelli Romani Area: Genzano and Frascati, Rome
In the morning we will make our way to Genzano, an ancient religious town that is situated in the Alban Hills overlooking the Lake of Nemi. It is renowned for its “Infiorta”, a folkloristic and religious medieval themed festival. Take your time to admire the English garden of Palace Sforza Cesarini, the artistic Fountain of St. Sebastian or the Santa Maria Cathedral.
Then we will head on to one of the most important city of ancient Rome, Frascati. Here we will have a guided tour through the historical town centre, St. Peter’s Square. As we walk along the Market Square, we will stop at the Purificato patisserie for a little bite or snack. Then we will continue on with our tour to the Bishop’s Palace, a pontifical prison and Villa Aldobrandini. Soon after we will arrive at the Belvedere delle Fraschette viewpoint, where we will be mesmerised by the beautiful evening view of Rome.
Dinner will be in a typical hostelry in one of the Slow Food restaurants, the l’Osteria San Gaetano of the “Frascati Community Hosts of Mother Earth”. The menu is dedicated to the traditional recipes from the Castelli Romani area and will be served with a presentation and tasting of local cakes, pastries and biscuits of Genzano. To give you a glimpse of the menu: the Pupazza, the pangiallo, the Tozzatti, the ciambelle al vino and the Serpette all’uovo. They are all served up with their histories and recipes and accompanied with the Frascati Cannellino wine from the Frascati vineyards.
After dinner, we will head back to Marino.
Day 3 – Marino, Rome
After a luxurious farewell buffet breakfast in Villa Tuscolana hotel, we will checkout.
- 2 nights accommodation in hotel 4* Marino (Rome)
- Buffet Breakfast Daily
- 2 dinners at "Osterie d'Italia" typical Slow Food restaurants
- Guided Tour of Frascati
- City Tax
- Drinks during meals
- Tips (optional)
Informazioni complete sul punto e sulle modalità di incontro, e sui numeri di telefono locali, sono presenti sul Voucher che riceverete al momento della conferma della prenotazione.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.