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A Day as an italian Horseman

A Day as an italian Horseman - Castel Gandolfo, Italy

Duration: 6 to 9 hours
Location: Castel Gandolfo, Italy

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$113.57

We'll pick you up at the station to start a little tour visiting some producers to buy some foodstuff for lunch. Cheese maker, baker, organic farmer or wine maker dependig on the season ... More info ›

We'll pick you up at the station to start a little tour visiting some producers to buy some foodstuff for lunch. Cheese maker, baker, organic farmer or wine maker dependig on the season. Before arriving at the farm we will have a breakfast with a wild strawberry tart and a good coffee. During the morning you will have an intense “horse-relationship” experience, it will be helpful to understand our philosophy and keep in touch with our herd. We will stop for lunch togheter. In the afternoon you will have other activities based on your interest and skills; you could take care of foals, breeding duties, move the herd, search for medical herbs or have a wonderful ride in the wood 
We will be Immersed in the nature of the Castelli Romani park, our village is 10 hectares big. Here 20 horses live.  There's a big house were you can find facilities and a big table to share meals outside in the warm season

We will meet at 9,40 al castel Gandolfo train station
we will visit some producer to taste some product depending on the season (bread, wine, vegetables, cheese)
we will arrive at the farm at 10.00 and we will have some horse activity untill lunch
we will have lunch at 13,30
we will depart for horseback riding (or similar activities) at 14,30
we will drop off you at 17,30 at castel gandolfo train station
At the end of the day you will know there's another way to approach horses and others
dress with comfortable clothes (warm during the winter) which can be dirtied, horse boots or trekking shoes. Take your camera, sunscreen and a cap for the sun
we will provide breakfast and lunch (pasta, vegetables and sweet, water and wine)
we will provide helmet and horse equipment

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The Roman Castles: Nemi, Ariccia and Castel Gandolfo, private tour from Rome

The Roman Castles: Nemi, Ariccia and Castel Gandolfo, private tour from Rome - Castel Gandolfo, Italy

Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Location: Castel Gandolfo, Italy

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$68.14

Vetus, about 30 km from Rome, are a series of small villages scattered on a land of hills, woods and lakes; there are fourteen villages rich in history, traditions and festivals. The origins of the name Roman castles dates back to the fourteenth century, when many inhabitants of Rome took refuge in the castles of the feudal Roman families such as: Savelli, Annibaldi, Orsini and Colonna, to escape the economic and political difficulties caused by the Avignonese captivity ... More info ›

Vetus, about 30 km from Rome, are a series of small villages scattered on a land of hills, woods and lakes; there are fourteen villages rich in history, traditions and festivals. The origins of the name Roman castles dates back to the fourteenth century, when many inhabitants of Rome took refuge in the castles of the feudal Roman families such as: Savelli, Annibaldi, Orsini and Colonna, to escape the economic and political difficulties caused by the Avignonese captivity. The Roman castles are located on the hills of the Alban Hills just a short distance from one to the other; this holiday will give you the opportunity to visit the main hill towns of Nemi, Ariccia and Castel Gandolfo; in the castles area agriculture is the main economic and employment resource, together with the production of excellent and renowned wines.

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Stop At: Lago di Nemi, Nemi, Province of Rome, Lazio

Nemi is the smallest village in the regional perimeter of the Roman castles, and is famous for the abundant cultivation of strawberries and for the respective festival; unlike normal, sweet and savory strawberries, the small strawberries on the other hand are very good "wild strawberries" and for this the farmers use to make liqueurs and liqueur cream, recommended as an excellent aperitif or as a pastime to sweeten the palate. Nemi is famous, and has been recognized for the excellent quality of hospitality and stay of tourists. Walking through the streets of the city, you can visit its small shops and taste the different liquors and buy typical products such as ham, spicy salami, bresaola, cheese and other curiosities of the local gastronomy. It is a historic center of the city of Nemi, famous for being in Rome.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ariccia

The castles, in the dialects of the castles, it is called A 'Riccia. Bernini and other religious monuments. The dish is very similar to the Roman one, but it is the most famous culinary product of the castles is the Porchetta, served with a glass of wine. The Porchetta is a typical processed dish, consisting of a whole pork, emptied, boned and seasoned. Along the roads between one village and another, you can observe the famous porchetta romana or Ariccia.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

Castel Gandolfo is a residence of the Popes, where the Popes usually stayed for the summer, in absolute rest and relaxation. Around the residence, there are other prestigious residences, villas and small villas, built for the nobles and the rich families who chose this place to enjoy the holidays in the tranquility. The historic center is visited by the lake of Castel Gandolfo. The houses reach the beach, taking a large part of the lake's arch. It is a beautiful town in Italy and, with regard to gastronomy, it has an excellent cuisine.


Duration: 3 hours

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A day in the roman countryside - Art, Food and Fun!

A day in the roman countryside - Art, Food and Fun!  - Castel Gandolfo, Italy

Duration: 6 to 7 hours
Location: Castel Gandolfo, Italy

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$794.97

A private tour customized for you and your friends/family to discover the Roman countryside, known as "Castelli Romani", an area so close to Rome but still completely off the beaten paths where you can enjoy a real day with locals, visit the Pope's Palace in Castel Gandolfo exceptionally open to public for the first time in 400 years and try some of the best specialties of the area with food and wine tasting.

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Stop At: Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

We will visit the POPE'S SUMMER PALACE where I will take you for an amazing guided tour ... More info ›

A private tour customized for you and your friends/family to discover the Roman countryside, known as "Castelli Romani", an area so close to Rome but still completely off the beaten paths where you can enjoy a real day with locals, visit the Pope's Palace in Castel Gandolfo exceptionally open to public for the first time in 400 years and try some of the best specialties of the area with food and wine tasting.

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Stop At: Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

We will visit the POPE'S SUMMER PALACE where I will take you for an amazing guided tour. Since November 2016 the Palace has been open to public for the first time ever, visitors are now able to explore the Pope’s house, his private bedroom overlooking the lake Albano and the official rooms where Popes have been receiving official guests for centuries. After our guided tour we will stroll through the town to take some lovely pictures and enjoy our FOOD TOUR stopping at differents places tasting some of the specialties of the area and local wine.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lago di Nemi, Nemi, Province of Rome, Lazio

We will enjoy a visit to Nemi a unique little town built on the shore of a volcanic lake famous for its production of wild strawberries.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Frascati Centro storico, Frascati, Province of Rome, Lazio

World famous for its white wine,” Frascati” is the biggest city of the Castelli Romani area. The town is also famous for its villas, especially Villa Aldobrandini, which dominates the town. These private villas were built in the 16th Century by the Roman aristocracy as status symbols and for social activities. We will first stop in the town center to admire some of the major monuments then we will proceed to visit one of the best wineries of the area: the owner will take us through a tour of the property where we can follow the growing of the grapes and the production of wine. Then we will proceed to the cellars to enjoy a tasting of different wines combined with some local appetizers.

Duration: 1 hour

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Cooking with locals in the Roman Countryside

Cooking with locals in the Roman Countryside  - Castel Gandolfo, Italy

Duration: 5 to 8 hours
Location: Castel Gandolfo, Italy

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$113.57

A cooking class is the best way to feel like a real Italian! If you really want to enjoy a true local experience you have to cook and eat in a real Roman house! Come and share your amazing cooking day with Ale and Sab at their place where you will learn how to make good Italian pasta, some appetizers and a typical Italian dessert. We will spend a lovely day together in a very casual and relaxing atmosphere enjoying preparing pasta and typical italian food and some good local wine!

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Castel Gandolfo is an attractive medieval town, located within the Regional Park of the Roman Castles and famous for being the summer residence of the Pope ... More info ›

A cooking class is the best way to feel like a real Italian! If you really want to enjoy a true local experience you have to cook and eat in a real Roman house! Come and share your amazing cooking day with Ale and Sab at their place where you will learn how to make good Italian pasta, some appetizers and a typical Italian dessert. We will spend a lovely day together in a very casual and relaxing atmosphere enjoying preparing pasta and typical italian food and some good local wine!

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Castel Gandolfo is an attractive medieval town, located within the Regional Park of the Roman Castles and famous for being the summer residence of the Pope. Sitting on a height on the Alban Hills and overlooking Lake Albano, Castel Gandolfo is considered one of Italy's most scenic towns. Popes still own a beautiful palace in town where they usually come in the summer time to rest and to enjoy the quite atmosphere of the place. We will explore the town for some food shopping and we will a stunning view of the lake. Then we will drive through the area to enjoy a sightseeing tour of the countryside and finally we will go home to start our cooking class where you will be given the unique opportunity to experience the fun and satisfaction in making your own pasta … sauce, tiramisu, focaccia and some more specialties of local cuisine

Duration: 5 hours

Location: Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

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Escape like a Roman to scenic lake village with Pope's Summer Palace and gardens

Escape like a Roman to scenic lake village with Pope's Summer Palace and gardens - Castel Gandolfo, Italy

Duration: 7 hours
Location: Castel Gandolfo, Italy

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$51.10

We’ve designed this tour to give you access to two properties that were once the exclusive domain of the Popes. First, we’ll take you the Barberini Garden, a favorite retreat for Pope Benedict, then it’s on to the Apostolic Palace where generations of Popes spent the summer months away from the heat and crowds of Rome ... More info ›

We’ve designed this tour to give you access to two properties that were once the exclusive domain of the Popes. First, we’ll take you the Barberini Garden, a favorite retreat for Pope Benedict, then it’s on to the Apostolic Palace where generations of Popes spent the summer months away from the heat and crowds of Rome. With audio guides at both sites and an expert tour leader to take care of logistics, this is an accessible way to escape the tourist path in Rome and see two of the most impressive properties owned by the Holy See.

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Stop At: Giardino Barberini, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

Our first stop is the Barberini Garden, which you’ll explore on an electric train with an audio guide. Built on the remains of Emperor Domitian’s palace, the gardens are a unique mix of Roman ruins and carefully cultivated flora; verdant terraces filled with Cedars, Cypress, and Holm Oaks mixed with geometric flower beds that erupt into bloom in the spring and summer. Although these gardens, which were a favorite of John Paul II, have been cultivated since the 17th century, they have only been opened to the public in the last few years making this an experience some 400 years in the making.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Palazzo Pontificio, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

After the gardens, we’ll take you directly the Apostolic Palace, which was the summer home of the Popes before the pontificate of Pope Francis. Walking through its corridors with an official Vatican audio guide, you’ll take in beautiful architecture by Carlo Maderno, portraits of past Popes, and real examples of some of their most vibrant ceremonial garb. Along the way, you’ll gain a greater understanding of the ways that the papacy has changed over the centuries.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Centro arte Castel Gandolfo, Castel Gandolfo, Province of Rome, Lazio

After you’ve seen the best of the Apostolic Palace, we’ll orient you in the town of Castel Gandolfo then give you some free time to get lunch and do a little self-guided sightseeing. If you have any questions about what to see or where to eat, don’t hesitate to ask - that’s why we’re here.

Duration: 1 hour

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Ancient Roman Castles on a Vespa

Ancient Roman Castles on a Vespa - Castel Gandolfo, Italy

Duration: 7 hours
Location: Castel Gandolfo, Italy

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$147.64

The itinerary of this tour departs from the centre of Rome and reaches the ancient Appian Way, where you will admire the Tomb of Caecilia Metella and the Circus of Maxentius. The route leads through the Appian Way and reaches its first stop: Castel Gandolfo, the papal summer residence, overlooking the crater of a volcano in which now sets the Albano lake ... More info ›

The itinerary of this tour departs from the centre of Rome and reaches the ancient Appian Way, where you will admire the Tomb of Caecilia Metella and the Circus of Maxentius. The route leads through the Appian Way and reaches its first stop: Castel Gandolfo, the papal summer residence, overlooking the crater of a volcano in which now sets the Albano lake. Along the panoramic road bordering the lake, the Via dei Laghi, we will reach Grottaferrata and its wonderful S. Nile Abbey, a Greek abbey founded in 1004, which is the only Greek-Byzantine rite abbey existing in Italy.

• Meeting point at our shop in Via Cavour 80, 15-20 minutes before the departure;
• We will teach you how to use our audioguides, you can listen to them in every stop to have information aboutplaces and monuments you’ll see;
• We’ll depart from our shop and start with the organized tour that will stop in every place of the track (see itinerary);
• In every stop, around 5 minutes each, you will be able to learn several things listening to the audioguide and to take wonderful pictures as well;
• Arrival at our shop approximately after 7 hours of track. 
• There will be a funny souvenir waiting for you;
• Lunch at typical restaurant of Ariccia.

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