Descrizione Progetto

WHAT WE OFFER

Tours may vary depending on request. The Association has the desire not only to combine wine art with culture, but also to discover the beauties of the past. We are also looking for anyone who wants to share this goal. Visits will always be guided by an historian or archaeologist with a proper license.

Colossem, Forum, Palatin

 Your journey over time, will go back to the places of ancient Rome. You will be enchanted by this city! You will visit the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater in the Roman world, built by the Flavi emperors from 72 AD. The theater where gladiators used to fight, the most bloody and scenic place in Rome. After we will walk over the Palatine hill, considered “sacred” because it gave birth to the city: Rome was founded here in 753 BC then, with Augustus, it became a sumptuous royal residence of the Emperors.

Finally you will discover the Roman Forum, the oldest commercial, religious, political and judicial center of the city, you will walk on the ancient path of the “sacred street” and you will be surrounded by the remains of temples, palaces and basilicas that once stood in these places.

  • 3 hours.

  • min 6 max 30

  • Metro Colosseo stop  Line B

  • 40 €

BOOK

Baths of  Caracalla

The Baths of Caracalla are one of the greatest examples of imperial baths in Rome, still preserved for much of their structure and free of modern buildings. They were built by the Emperor on Aventino between 212 and 216 DC. in an area near Via Appia, about 400 meters outside the ancient Porta Capena and little to the south of the venerated Camel Woods. These public baths were the most important buildings ever built in the Roman Empire until the inauguration of Diocletian Baths.

They were mainly for residents of the I, II, XII Augustean regions. The complex’s plant is inspired by the model of the elegant Terme di Traiano on the Esquiline, considered the prototype of the Roman imperial baths: a vast quadrangular enclosure with various amenities includes a garden and a central body containing changing rooms, baths and gyms …    

  • 1,5 hours.

  • min 4 max 30

  • Metro Circo Massimo stop (Fao side) Line B

  • 28 €

BOOK

Fountains & Squares

Treat yourself to a relaxing walk in the center of Rome. Our guides will accompany you in the heart of the city, showing you the beauties of the eternal city. You will visit the most important square, such as Piazza di Spagna, with one of the longest staircases in Rome, you will reach the most scenic and characteristic monumental fountain in the city: Trevi fountain, nineteenth-century masterpiece built on the ancient Roman aqueduct of the Virgin Water. You will cross Piazza Monte Citorio,

home of the Chamber of Deputies with the homonymous palace, Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s project and the great obelisk, a time clock Augusti. You will be abducted by the majesty of the Pantheon, the temple of ancient Rome, and your journey of art and history will end at Piazza Navona, now a symbol of Baroque Rome, built on the remains of the ancient Domiziano stadium. Here you will be charmed by architectural works and sculptures by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini.

  • 2 hours.

  • min 4 max 30

  • Metro Colosseo Line B

  • 30 €

BOOK

Appia on foot

Imagine taking a stretch of the first highway in history, the Appia Antica. Ancient historians defined the “Regina Viarum”, named after the one who designed it in 312 BC Appio Claudio Cieco and with its about 580 km, allowed to connect Rome to the south of Italy,

offering Brindisi city a direct connection with Greece, the East and Egypt …
You will discover along the route the funerary structures of the imperial age, like, the monumental tomb of Cecilia Metella. You will be charm from the impressive vestiges of the residential Vlla of two senators, the Quintiles, and enter the rooms still present of a medieval castle , belonging to a papal family.

  • 3 ore.

  • min 6 max 30

  • Villa dei Quintili

  • 40 €

BOOK

Cecilia Metella & Wine Tasting

Walking along the ancient Appia, one of the most fascinating archaeological areas in Rome, you will be fascinated by the impressive remains of the Villa Massenzio, the last great Roman emperor defeated 

by Constantine in the battle of Ponte Milvio: a large residential complex that faced scenografically on Via Appia, consisting of a Palace, a circus and a dynastic mausoleum. We will then reach the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella, one of the most impressive monumental tombs, which later became the defensive bastion of the so-called Castrum Caetani, a fortified hamlet of medieval origin.

  • 3 ore.

  • min 6 max 30

  • Metro Colosseo Linea B

  • 60 €

BOOK

Sant’Angelo Castle

 Anyone who visits Rome nowdays goes to the Vatican. You can’t avoid raise your eyes and admire what lies to the north of the city, a result of alternatives and numerous variations of use over the centuries, Sant’ Angelo Castle. Once was an imposing imperial tomb, now

dominates the right bank of the Tiber. Designed by Emperor Hadrian, it was built in 123 dC. with the idea of ​​raising a monumental tomb for himself and his family.
In the Middle Ages its function was completely changed, because of its strategic position, controlled the Tiber, was transformed into a fortress and outpost of the first fortified citadel around the Vatican. It also became the residence of Boniface IX, an impenetrable structure and symbol of the temporal power of the pontiffs. The actual appearance of the monument is due to the restorations of the late eighteenth century. Castel Sant’Angelo now is a national museum.

  • 1,5 ore.

  • min 6 max 30

  • Castel Sant’Angelo

  • 35 €

BOOK