OVERVIEW OF OUR ROME AND LAZIO ROAD TRIP
Because all roads lead to Rome, to comprehend the magnitude of this ancient region, you experience the sight, taste and sounds of the surrounding areas that make Lazio the crown jewel of Italy. Cruise the Roman countryside and experience the food, wine, art and culture. The Roman hills will teach you the 2000-year-old art of winemaking. And Sabina, with the splendor of its villas, abbeys and magnificent medieval towns and architecture, will leave you speechless. Plus, the can’t-miss restaurants, wine, olive oil, hazelnut and food tasting experiences that await you are guaranteed to feed and enliven your senses.
WHAT YOU WILL SEE DURING OUR ROME AND LAZIO ROAD TRIP
Arriving in Rome is a thrilling experience, especially when you know where you’re going and how to get there. When you claim your car at the airport, you will take a short drive to Frascati, one of the Castelli Romani’s historic hilltop towns for check-in where delectable regional specialties and local white wine await you at L’Oste Della Bon’ora in Grottaferrata. Your senses are sure to activate in Monte Porzio Catone, during your guided winery tour, wine tasting and light lunch (local aperitif) followed by a guided visit through the picturesque hilltop village Frascati. See Tivoli’s historical villas, including Villa Adriana and Villa d’Este, UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Sample Cesanese del Piglio wines; meet a local farmer and his Maltese goats in Sabina. You will explore the “The City of Popes” in the Tuscia area of Viterbo, Bomarzo and Civita di Bagnoregio “The Dying City.” On your way back to Rome, stop by Canino to taste their extra virgin olive oil. You’ll top off your Lazio vacation with a day in the Eternal City. Your local guide will take you on a guided tour followed by dinner at the Colosseum Thermal areas.