Castelli Romani

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Castelli Romani

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Visit of the Castelli Romani

For a day trip from Rome, let yourself be charmed by Rome’s surrounding countryside with its villages where families of the Italian nobility used to have their holiday houses, and the Popes their summer residence: the famous Castelli Romani which extend on hills around the lakes of Albano and Nemi.
A few steps from the Eternal City, the Park “Castelli Romani” is an ideal escape for those who want to take a break from the city and discover villages where traditions have remained intact with their gastronomic richness and vineyards to loss of sight. A perfect getaway to enjoy the “dolce far niente” (La Dolce Vita) !
 
Beyond Travels & Events offers you various tailor-made routes, customizable according to your desires, the time available and your budget, to discover these charming villages.
Build your tailor-made itinerary among these different options :
 

Castel Gandolfo

Castel Gandolfo is known throughout the world as the summer residence of the Pope, but it is also a very pleasant village, to which Lake Albano brings a seaside dimension much appreciated by the Romans. The village has been voted one of the most beautiful in Italy.
Must visit :
– The pontifical palace, its gardens and its observatory
Opening days and times: Monday to Saturday – 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (last entry at 4:30 p.m.)
Tickets: from € 14.00 depending on the formula chosen, the age of the participants and the size of the group – Reduced price from 6 to 18 years old – Free for children under 6 years old
– The Collegiate Church of San Tommaso da Villanova, designed by Le Bernini
Opening days and times: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Saturdays and Sundays, accessible only if there are no celebrations (baptisms, weddings, etc.)
Free entry
– The 16th century Roman gate
– The Baths of Diane
– The ruins of the ancient Palaces of Castel Gandolfo
Must do :
Enjoy a glass of wine on a panoramic terrace overlooking the lake
Take a kayak tour on the lake
 

Frascati

Frascati is known for its white wine and its villas built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the most famous architects and artists of the time.
Must visit :
– Villa Aldobrandini (only visible from the outside)
– Villa Falconieri
Opening days and times: every Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free entry
Must do :
Tasting regional wines in a wine estate
– Enjoy an aperitif with a view of the panorama stretching to the sea
– Participate in a cooking class to discover typical local flavors
 

Genzano

This characteristic little town lies along Via Appia, on the slope of an ancient crater where Lake Nemi now extends.
Must visit :
– The Sforza Cesarini Palace eurrounded by a huge secular park
Opening days and times: every Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tickets: € 5.00 (Concessions over 65 and 8 to 18 years – € 4.00 – Free for children under 8 years)
Extra for the gardens: + € 2.00
– The Capuchin church
Opening days and times: every day from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tickets: Visit to the crypt: € 10.50 – Reduced price: € 7.00 for over 65s and up to 18 years old
Free entry to the church
– The church of Santissima Trinità
Opening days and times: every day from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Free entry
Must do :
The Infiorata festival, in May, where the main street is completely covered by a 2000 m2 carpet of flowers
– Enjoy a picnic in the grounds of Sforza Palace
 

Ariccia

Also on Via Appia, Ariccia is an artistic treasure of the Castelli Romani. For food lovers, this village is famous for its “fraschette” where you can taste the delicious porchetta d´Ariccia (roast suckling pig with herbs)!
Must visit :
– Palazzo Chigi, designed by Bernini
Opening hours vary depending on the areas visited and the opening days
Tickets: from € 9.00 depending on the formula chosen, the age of the participants and the size of the group (Reduced price from 6 to 18 years old – Free for children under 6 years old)
– The Collegiata de Santa Maria Assunta, inspired by the Pantheon in Rome.
Opening days and hours: daily, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Free entry
Must do :
– Organize a traditional meal in one of the city’s fraschette
– Take part in the “Sagra” of the Porchetta he first week of September and taste a sandwich in the Porchetta, simple but tasty
 

Nemi

The village is built in an amphitheater on the steep slopes of a crater occupied by Lake Nemi.
Must visit :
– The Palazzo Ruspoli
Opening days and times: daily, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tickets: € 15.00 – Reduced price from 5 to 15 years old – Free for children under 5 years old
– Visit of the city undergrounds
Visit only by reservation
Prices on request, depending on the type of visit desired
Must do :
Wild strawberry festival in June (the city’s specialty)
Guided tour of the legend of Caligula ships
 

Albano Laziale

This characteristic village stretches out facing Lake Albano.
Must visit :
– The majestic cCathedral of San Pancrazio in baroque style
Opening days and times: every day, 8 am to 12:30 pm and 3 pm to 7 pm
Free entry
– The Romanesque church of Santa Maria della Rotonda
Visit only by reservation
Prices on request, depending on the type of visit desired
The Cisternone, an underground depot built by Settimio Severo and still used for the city’s hydraulic supply
Visit only by reservation
Prices on request, depending on the type of visit desired
– The Roman amphitheater
Visit only by reservation
– The tomb of the Horatii and the Curias
Opening days and times: daily, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Free entry
Must do :
Buy typical fresh pasta in a Pastificio in the city
Bike tour from Rome
 
Indicative prices (depending on the size of your group, the language and the stages chosen) :
– 3 hours of visit accompanied by an official guide : € 250,00
– Half day accompanied by an official guide (4 hours): € 290,00
– Full day accompanied by an official guide (8 hours): € 420,00
 
The prices include the tailor-made creation of the itineraries by our team and the accompaniment by an official guide for the chosen duration but exclude any headphones, entrance tickets, meals, activities an transfers which can all be included in the quote definitive for visits without unpleasant surprises.
 
It is possible to add several services when discovering the Castelli Romani:
– Tour in Fiat 500
– Wine tasting in one of the region’s vineyards
– Cooking lessons
– Lunch, dinner or aperitif
– Night (s) in a hotel, apartment, farmhouse or B&B
– Private transfers by car, minivan, bus or train
– Guides from our agency for the logistics management of your getaway
 

For a tailor-made itinerary, write to us at info@beyondroma.com

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