Guided tour

Frascati Wine Road from Rome: Tasting & Lunch

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90 reviews

Activity provider: ItaliaTours
Guided tour

Frascati Wine Road from Rome: Tasting & Lunch

Activity provider: ItaliaTours
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From US$ 99 per person

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Take the 30 minute train from Rome to Frascati, heart of the Lazio wine region. Visit an iconic family-owned winery, taste fantastic local wines, explore the lovely town of Frascati, and savor a delicious lunch at a traditional trattoria.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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  • Experience rustic vineyard walks and wine tastings aplenty
  • Enjoy a great lunch with more wine followed by free time for shopping and strolling
  • Taste your way through Frascati shops and bakeries with a local sommelier and foodie guide
Full description

Your guide will meet you as you arrive at Frascati train station. Once introductions are made, your local guide and sommelier will lead you on a walking tour of the shops and botteghe in Frascati, tasting local specialties all along the way.

Taste revered local delicacies such as roasted pork (porchetta), biscotti just out of the antique wood-fired oven, and jug wine from the oldest bakery and tavern in town.

Oldest meaning hundreds of years old yet still adhering to the age-old traditions that render their products unlike any other. Be sure to leave plenty of room as the best is yet to come. Transportation will be provided to the Old Frascati Vineyard, a historic and renowned family-owned winery that has been producing wine in the region for seven generations.

Explore the grounds together, wandering amongst hand-tended vines, then look inside the 'secret' underground laboratories used to hide persecuted families during world war 2 and used today to store wine. Follow with a guided tasting of each of the winery's products, including Frascati Superiore DOCG white wine, Vagnolo IGP red wine, and Frascati DOC White Wine. Savor the family's extra virgin olive oils paired with a selection of delicious bread. Bid farewell to the winery and swap vineyards for lunch in a hand-picked trattoria featuring the very best cured meats, cheeses, oils, breads, and pasta, and of course - more wine. After lunch and espresso, wave goodbye to your hosts and head back to Rome.

  • Vineyard tour and wine tastings
  • Free time in Frascati
  • Full lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Personal extras
  • Round Trip train tickets from Rome (instructions for which will be provided at the time of booking)
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  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Your guide will be on the platform at Frascati Train Station as your train arrives from Rome at 10:19 AM. As you get off the train, remain on the platform — your guide will meet you there.

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking along with easy indications for round trip train reservations
  • Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised
  • Tour does not run on public holidays
  • Activity level: easy
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity
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Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 90 reviews

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Absolutely amazing experiance! Only 30 min from Rome. Very easy transfer. Just remember when you get off the train in Frascati go outside of the Train station building, by the main entrance as the person is waiting there (not at the platform) The place is absolutely Beautiful and the host is very friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming. Thank you Paula. Wine is delicious and so iwas the lunch in Frascati later. We actually stayed in there until the evening. If you book return ticket for the train, you do not need to go at that time you booked, the ticket is for anytime. I can 100% recomend this experience, you wont be disapointed.

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April 1, 2023

Absolutely amazing! Could not recommend enough and were very accommodating to my allergies (let them know when booking, not when you get there). The cutest dog lives in the vineyard and helped with the tour. We had the most amazing time and learnt so much. So authentic

April 1, 2023

Great day trip from Rome. Proprietor was extremely knowledgeable but a little challenging to understand at times due to her accent. Communication could have been better regarding the flow of things such as the garden tasting would proceed lunch at a restaurant in town. Also that everything is closed in town so an earlier train is preferable for return to Rome. Otherwise, nice experience!

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April 1, 2023

Product ID: 172221