Enjoy a trip to Frascati, a Roman countryside town mainly knows for its charming streets and local wines!
Discover the history, culinary tradition and secrets of this outstanding village. Begin your experience enjoying a stroll around the streets of Frascati where you will taste the famous porchetta (roasted pork) from the oldest bakery in town, sip the Frascati wine in a jug at a traditional Fraschetta and meet the local bakers and tavern owners. During the tour, you will also visit some iconic places like Villa Aldobrandini, Frascati’s Saint Peter’s Church, the main market square, typical shops and taverns, the Bishop’s Palace and the 12th-century church of St. Rocco.
Reach a Frascati winery, walk through the vineyard with the vintner and learn about the different varieties of grapes and pruning systems of Frascati. Get in the 16th-century cellar and see the old machinery and tools used in the winemaking process. After the tour, enjoy a tasting of locally produced wines; a white Frascati Superiore DOCG, a red Vagnolo wine IGP and a sweet Cannellino wine, all paired with the vineyard’s olive oil, pizza, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables harvested right in their garden.
Head to the osteria, where your meal will include a mixed platter of typical Roman dishes, like ricotta with honeyand walnuts, local cheeses, prosciutto, salamiand mozzarella or your choice of traditional Roman pasta, like gnocchi with truffle sauce or spaghetti with cured ham sauce.