Classic Half-Day Wine Tour in Frascati

Frascati Trip Overview

Discover all the best Frascati has to offer from its charming city center, beautiful views and vineyards, an historic family-run winery, and fresh local cuisine. This half-day tour from Rome will stimulate your senses and rejuvenate your spirit. Frascati is an easy 25 minute train ride from Rome and is part of the Castelli Romani or ‘Roman Castles. Things move at a slower pace in Frascati. Nowhere is this fact better represented than in the the way food is produced and prepared. Porchetta is cooked in a wood burning oven for over 8 hours. The olive oil is extra virgin and cold pressed. The pasta is all hand-made. Our wine is still made with ancient techniques first used by the Romans. Here, the local baker, winemaker, tavern owner, and restaurant owner all value organic and locally sourced products. Not because its trendy, but because it’s tradition!

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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Frascati, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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Discover all the best Frascati has to offer from its charming city center, beautiful views and vineyards, an historic family-run winery, and fresh local cuisine. This half-day tour from Rome will stimulate your senses and rejuvenate your spirit. Frascati is an easy 25 minute train ride from Rome and is part of the Castelli Romani or ‘Roman Castles. Things move at a slower pace in Frascati. Nowhere is this fact better represented than in the the way food is produced and prepared. Porchetta is cooked in a wood burning oven for over 8 hours. The olive oil is extra virgin and cold pressed. The pasta is all hand-made. Our wine is still made with ancient techniques first used by the Romans. Here, the local baker, winemaker, tavern owner, and restaurant owner all value organic and locally sourced products. Not because its trendy, but because it’s tradition!

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Stop At: Frascati Centro storico, Da Via del Tuscolo, Frascati Italy

Discover all the best Frascati has to offer from its charming city center, beautiful views and vineyards, an historic family-run winery, and fresh local cuisine. This half-day tour from Rome will stimulate your senses and rejuvenate your spirit. Frascati is an easy 25 minute train ride from Rome and is part of the Castelli Romani or ‘Roman Castles’.

Frascati, which has been famous for its wines since the time of Ancient Rome, is an easy 25 minute train ride from Rome.

Your guide will meet you at 10:20 AM at Frascati Train Station. (4:20 PM for the evening tour and 5:20 PM during the hottest summer months).

The train for Frascati leaves every morning from Rome Termini at 9:49 AM (3:54 PM for the evening tour) and costs just 2.10 euro.

Learn about the history of Frascati while tasting local products like slow-roasted pork and Frascati jug wine. Meet local artisans and shop owners who are eager to share their stories. Feel like a local while accompanied by your guide who lives in Frascati and knows everybody in town!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Old Frascati Food & Wine Tours, Via Frascati Colonna, 25, 00044 Frascati RM, Italy

After your tour around the town you will be accompanied to one of the oldest family-run wineries in Frascati.

Tour our beautiful artisanal Frascati Vineyard and 16th century Farmhouse and Winery accompanied by the winemaker. Learn about how the artisanal winemaking tradition has been kept alive by a devotion to traditional winemaking techniques, incorporated into the production of our modern DOCG wines. Explore a deep wine cave which dates back to the times of Ancient Rome.

Taste our three wines; Frascati Superiore DOCG, Red Vagnolo IGT and Sweet Cannellino DOCG.

Each wine is described in detail by our licensed sommelier and is accompanied by freshly baked goods picked up from the bakery in the center of Frascati during the tour of town. You will also enjoy our delicious extra virgin olive oil.

Sit and relax while sipping your wine in a beautiful setting with amazing views of Rome in the distance.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ristorante La Vecchia Frasca, Via G. Buttarelli, 12, 00044 Frascati RM, Italy

After the vineyard, lunch will be served in a charming Osteria back in the center of Frascati. After lunch you can walk back to the Frascati train station which returns to Rome at every :36 past the hour (until 20:36)
Lunch (or dinner) begins with local cheeses, vegetables & different salumi and is followed by fresh homemade pasta with seasonal sauces. The meal is also served with your favorite wine from the tasting.

Duration: 2 hours



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