Wednesday, 09 May 2012 08:46

Deep in the Medieval backlands of Lazio

Castelli Romani's Medieval Villages Half-Day Trip from Rome

Day Trips & Excursions

Tour the medieval villages outside Rome on an afternoon excursion to the Castelli Romani region. You'll take a relaxing drive through the beautiful countryside surrounding the busy capital, see views of the Pope's summer residence of Castelgandolfo and enjoy a wine tasting at famous Frascati.

On your afternoon jaunt from Rome, you'll travel past the ruins of the Baths of Caracalla before taking the ancient Appian Way past the Chapel of Domine Quo Vadis. Along the way you'll pass the famous Castelli Romani village of Castelgandolfo, the Pope's summer residence.

Other villages you'll pass en route include Rocca di Papa and Grottaferrata, noted for their culture and gastronomic delicacies. The last stop on your afternoon excursion from Rome is a wine tasting at beautiful Frascati.

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