Discover historic and modern highlights of the Eternal City in this 6-day tour. Hear stories of gladiators in Rome's ancient Colosseum and visit the Vatican Museum to see the world-famous Sistine Chapel. Explore the nearby town of Frascati, and visit the peaceful vineyards for a wine tasting. Enjoy a quiet cup of coffee in the Piazza Navona and unwind at night with a homemade Italian pizza and a glass of wine.
Your guide is local to Frascati, so as you stroll around, you’ll feel like a local yourself in a picturesque setting where everyone knows one another! Meet with bakers, butchers, and farmers selling goods from their fields. Their stalls are full of fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses, cured meats, balsamic vinegar, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and many other Italian food specialties to pair with your wine tasting at the winery.
Next, you'll tour a beautiful artisanal vineyard with a 16th-century farmhouse. As the winemaker shows you around the winery, you’ll learn how locals keep the artisanal winemaking tradition alive. They incorporate traditional winemaking techniques into their modern DOCG wines. End your walk by exploring a deep wine cave that dates back to the times of Ancient Rome.
After your winery tour, you’ll taste three local wines, each described in detail by a sommelier. As you sip, enjoy goods from the local bakery and shops in the center of Frascati that you visited earlier. You’ll also enjoy delicious locally produced extra virgin olive oil and amazing views of Rome in the distance.
After visiting the vineyard, you’ll return to Frascati to enjoy lunch in a charming osteria. Choose your favorite wine from the tasting to bring along with you! Lunch begins with local cheeses, vegetables, and different salami, followed by fresh homemade pasta with seasonal sauces.
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Itineraries with Half-Day Wine Tasting In Frascati from Rome
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