Departure City: ROME
Meeting Point: YOUR DRIVER WILL MEET YOU IN THE HOTEL LOBBY
Duration: APPROX 10 HRS
A Day Trip In Enchanted Tuscia from Rome: Between History & (Organic) Wine
Tuscia is one of the most fascinating regions of Italy and is just underrated: scattered with picturesque villages, wild gorges, and archeological sites, a great day trip destination from Rome.
This morning, your first destination will be the city of Viterbo, also known as the “City of the Popes”. In fact in the XIII century it was the seat of the Popes for more than 20 years and even palyed host to the longest election in the history of the Catholic Church.
Upon your arrival you will be welcomed by your local expert that will show and tell you all about this beautiful yet underrated city with one of the largest and best preserved medieval historical city center of Europe.
After it will be time to reach another very unique place that this little known region hides: Villa Tirrena Wine Resort. Villa Tirrena is truly an hidden Italian gem in the hearth of Tuscia region: 31 hectares of vineyards, an exquisite sculpture garden with masterpieces of contemporary art and a magnificent XII century tower complete the domaine. But Villa Tirrena is also the place where the D’Amico Family wines come to life and this is the main reason you are here: to visit what has been declared by many wine experts” one pf the most beautiful wine cellars in then world” .Can you picture yourself walking across the French oak barrels with candles illuminating the tuff vaults and the note of classic music while tasting some of the greatest wines produced in this region? Paolo and Nomenia D’Amico have pursued their passion for wine and have created an award winning organic labels. With this private “wine&art Experience” you will enjoy a candle light tasting of the five most representative wines narrated by our sommelier and Wine ambassador a taste of typical local products.
The tasting will be followed by an An exclusive guided tour of Villa Tirrena gardens, which house artworks by contemporary masters such as Anish Kapoor, Banksy and Mitoraj, just to name a few: the perfect conclusion to a great day.