We will take you on a magical ring tour of some of the most characteristic places in the Castelli Romani, places difficult to get to without a car and knowledge of the local territory. The park of the Castelli Romani is a vast area with forests, volcano lake and medieval towns filled with stories and legends for the curious traveler. At each location we will be enjoying the beautiful scenery with a discussion of local history and fascinating legends of sacred woods, divinities and mysterious characters like werewolves, witches and goblins, accompanied by live acoustic music and local tastes in an intimate, relaxed and friendly atmosphere.During the good season we will have a picnic from a panoramic view of the lake,getting food on a local venders,quality garanteed, otherwise we can have lunch in a tipical tavern in Nemi which their specialities are fettuccine with porcini mushrooms,(with or without truffle) or pappard with wild boar sauce.Pasta is handmade and worth a try, but they also have other local speciality of cheese, vegetables and so on.Our tour combine NATURE short walk on the lake, great landscapes), CULTURE (walk into the city towns, with local legend, arts, manufacts, free grappa and truffle tastings), FOOD AND WINE (local tavern selected for their genuinity and quality), HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY (underground sites, roman port, ruins of Tuscolo), FUN (music and laugh
David & Francesca
David: During my life I have lived in a variety of places in Usa, Europe and Asia that have contributed to my personality and my interests.I am friendly,outgoing, and for several years I'm organizing events and tours in Italy with friends,family and with passional travellers. I have lived in Italy for over 27 years and speak fluent italian.I have a good knowledge of local culture and I would like to share with new friends. Francesca: My study in anthropology has contributed to making me feel part of this territories, encouraging me to share with people its stories and interesting legends. My motto is combining good food with good art in special places. Marco: I'm from Norcia, Umbria,and I will sobstitute Francesca when she won't be able to join the tour. I love italian folk music and traditions that I would like to share with new friends
local biscuits, music
Appointment is at 10:30 at the Frascati train station . Breakfast on the lake of Albano.We will visit the town of Castel Gndolfo.Then the magic Nemi, a beautiful medieval town famous for its wild blue berries and strawberries found in its local forests.We will pass accross Tuscolo, an historic location on a hillside embedded in nature home to the pre rome ancient city of tusculum.Then Monte Porzio Catone, in a 600 year old typical wine cellar
If you don t see availability for a date you're interestead in, write us a message. Our calendar will be update every month. The price of the food is onest, and very high quality. Around €10 per person for a lot of stuff for pic-nic, and quite the same for a good dishes of pasta in the tavern.