Best of Roman countryside & Castel Gandolfo
Highlights of the tour and options:
- Relaxing day in the Roman countryside and the typical hill top towns.
- Castel Gandolfo, Papal summer country residence which is now open to the public, not only the beautiful grounds but the castle itself.
- The possibility to enjoy the renowned local cuisine and wine!
This tour is ideal for those who wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Imperial city Rome and drive in the peace and tranquillity of the Roman countryside and surrounding hill top towns.
The tour is marked by picturesque towns that can be visited during the drive through the rural area of “Castelli Romani”.
During this tour, our driver will assist you with the utmost courtesy and availability, ensuring your comfort and the organisation of various activities agreed upon. Advise which are the most enchanting villages to visit and the most suitable and attractive for your lunch stop.
One of the first things you will admire as you drive in the Roman countryside is an impressive sequence of arches near the “Parco degli Acquedotti” the elevated or underground presence of seven Roman aqueducts on papal land that supplied water to the ancient city of Rome. Continuing towards the rural area of “Castelli Romani” which has always been appreciated by most Roman citizens for relaxing day trip for the good food and good wine. Typical villages of this area are Frascati and Ariccia renowned as a wine producing area and its typical taverns. Ariccia, considered to be the best town, where you can taste the delicious and refined traditional Roman gastronomy.
After lunch, the tour continues towards Castel Gandolfo, a charming town that overlooks the beautiful Lake Albano, famous as the summer residence of the Pope. Enjoy a pleasant walk through the spectacular grounds or visit the Castel before returning to Rome.