Italy Road Trip and Roman cuisine
All Roads lead to Rome… An amazing Italy road trip among Roman hills to experience food, wine, art and culture in the Region of Lazio, Italy. Join our scenic Italian road trip itinerary through off the beaten path towns and tiny villages. You will visit wineries, villas and abbeys from the times of the Popes, the Sabina countryside with magnificent medieval towns and architecture. We have selected for you restaurants, wine and food tasting experiences not to miss!
Private Tour: 2 people – duration 9 days / 8 nights
Price per person: € 1.750
Customise this tour directly with the local Expert who organises this road trip in Italy.
|Where||Rome, Region of Lazio|
|When||March-July or September-November|
|Tour itinerary includes||Art, Culture, Food & Wine, Nature, Relax|
|Not included||International flights|
Day 1: Welcome to Italy
Let the adventure of the Italy road trip begin! Your journey starts at Fiumicino airport and at the car rental offices. You will collect your car and drive to Frascati to check-in into your accommodation.
Welcome dinner at “L’Oste della Bon’ora” in Grottaferrata.
Included: Car Pick-up, Welcome Dinner, Accommodation in Frascati area
Day 2: Winery tour in the Castelli Romani
Arrival at the winery in Monte Porzio Catone (Rome), where you will begin the guided tour of the winery, wine tasting and light lunch (local aperitif).
In the afternoon, your road trip through Italy continues with the guided tour of the picturesque village of Frascati, in the Castelli Romani area.
Back to accommodation and dinner on your own.
Visited: Frascati and Monte Porzio Catone
Included: Winery tour and wine tasting, Light lunch, Tour of Frascati, Acommodation in Frascati area
Day 3: Explore Tivoli
Drive to Tivoli, stroll around the town of Tivoli, with Villa Adriana and Villa D’Este, two UNESCO World Heritage Sites. An unmissable stop for your Italy road trip around Rome!
Villa Adriana was the grandiose summer residence of Emperor Hadrian, dating back to the 2nd century AD. Villa D’Este is famous for its Italian gardens conceived and built in the Reinassance at the request of Ippolito D’Este. Dinner on your own in Tivoli. Back to accommodation in the evening.
Included: Accommodation in Frascati area
Day 4: Food, Wine & Art in Piglio
Drive to Piglio, a picturesque village in the Monti Simbruini area in the province of Frosinone. Meet your guide for a tour of the town and a visit to the wine cellar where the famous Cesanese del Piglio wine is produced. Wine tasting and Light lunch. In the afternoon, the Italy road trip continues with a visit to sweet donuts and wood carving laboratories.
Drive back to your accommodation in the late afternoon and enjoy some free time. Dinner on your own.
Included: Winery tour, wine tasting and light lunch, Piglio visit, donuts laboratory and visit to a wood carving laboratory, Accommodation in Frascati area
Day 5: Sabina countryside
Spend the day in Sabina, the wonderful countryside near Rome! During the 5th day of your road trip around Italy, meet a local farmer and its Maltese goats, have lunch in the farm and explore Sabina with our Expert (visit to the Abbey of Farfa and Abbey of Vescovio) and dinner on your own.
Visited: Montelibretti, Farfa, Vescovio, Civita Castellana
Included: Farm visit, cheesemaking class, light lunch, Abbeys’ visit, Accommodation in Viterbo area
Day 6: Hazelnut and chocolate in Viterbo
The Italy road trip continues with the morning tour in a local hazelnut farm and chocolate workshop. Drive to explore the wonderful Tuscia area with Viterbo, “the city of Popes”, Bomarzo and Civita di Bagnoregio “the dying city”. This incredibly scenic territory offers many photo opportunities.
Drive to your accommodation in the late afternoon, check-in and then head for dinner on your own.
Visited: Civita Castellana, Viterbo
Included: Hazelnut farm visit, Accommodation in Viterbo area
Day 7: Civita di Bagnoregio
Morning visit to the unique and breathless town of Civita di Bagnoregio, the “dying city”.
On your way back to Rome, the road trip to Italy includes a stop in Canino to discover the famous extra virgin olive oil. Have a tasting with the producer. In the afternoon drive back to Rome to check-in into your accommodation.
Visited: Civita di Bagnoregio, Canino
Included: Olive oil mill visit, Olive oil tasting, Accommodation in Rome area
Day 8: Tour of Rome
Explore Rome in a day tour with private local guide. Dinner at the Colosseum Thermal areas. A unique experience to taste Roman cuisine and for an excellent dinner to celebrate the end of the Italy road trip.
Included: Half-day guided tour of Rome, farewell dinner in Rome, Accommodation in Rome area
Day 9: Goodbye Rome
Return your car and catch your flight back home
|What’s included:||What’s not included:|
|8 nights in 3-4* hotels (BB)||Deposit for car rental|
|Car rental – 9 days||Fuel|
|2 authentic dinners||Tourist tax|
|2 guided tours (half-day)||Lunch or dinner where not mentioned|
|2 winery tours & tastings||Entries to museums and points of interests|
|1 farm tour with lunch||Tips|
|2 tours & tastings||International flights|
|Digital map||Whatever not mentioned in the “what’s included” section of the Road trips Italy|
Price per person: € 1.750
Ready to go?
Cancellation policy: If for any reason the Italy road trip was cancelled 30 calendar days before arrival, there is a 75% penalty for the total trip amount and the balance payment is refunded. There is no refund for cancellations calendar 15 days before the date of the service(s). No exceptions to these terms and conditions will be made by Italy road trip planner and we strongly recommend that you secure appropriate insurance for travel cancellations. No changes can be made once clients are in Italy. Read the Terms and Conditions of Italia Delight (art. 11).
- 8 nights in 3-4 star selected accommodations with parking, wifi, air-con and breakfast included. All accommodations have been selected and express the best of Italian architecture and design.9 days
- Car rental fully insured. Selection between FIAT 500, Opel Corsa, KIA Picanto, FIAT Panda, KIA Rio, or similar.
- 2 authentic dinners in Grottaferrata and Rome
- 1 half-day guided tour of Frascati
- 1 half-day panoramic tour of Rome
- 1 winery visit with wine tasting and light lunch in Monte Porzio Catone half day
- 1 winery visit with wine tasting and light lunch in Piglio full day
- 1 Farmhouse visit, cheese making class, light lunch and 2 Old Abbeys visit full day in Montelibretti
- 1 Hazelnut farm and chocolate laboratory visit half day in Civita Castellana
- 1 Olive Oil Mill visit half day in Canino
- Digital Map with Points of Interests, Parking areas, Accommodation and Pick-up list, day by day
What’s not included:
- Deposit for car rental
- Tourist Tax
- Lunch and Dinners where not mentioned
- Tips and Entries to Museums and Points of interests
- International flights
- Whatever not mentioned in the “What’s included” section
Vincenzo has founded the tour company along with his wife.
Vincenzo is Italian and his wife is Filipina. They have worked and lived in three different continents (Asia, America and Europe) and been independent travellers for many years.
Curiosity and exploring has always been in their DNA. They work everyday to share their vision of life made of happiness, freedom and self-determination.