Frascati, what a distinctive name!
An Italian town in the hills of the Roman countryside. According to folkloristic traditions, Frascati’s name comes from the word “Frasche”, the Italian name for twigs and branches used as fire wood.
The history of this town is quite intriguing, as it goes back to Roman times. There are the summer residences of many important noble families, Popes and wealthy vacationers, that came from Rome (which is only 20 minutes away).
That’s why Frascati boasts with Palaces and Gardens, in an elegant yet quaint atmosphere. The palaces are accessible as for the gardens. Gifting the visitors with a nice, romantic view.
While visiting Frascati, make sure you see beautiful locations, and Palaces such as:
- Villa Aldobrandini, also known as the “Belvedere” for the marvelous views overlooking the valleys and Rome in the distance;
- Torlonia in Frascati;
and many other noteworthy attractions, like the Cathedral (in the photograph)
But Frascati is also known for the fabulous wine productions, treats and typical dishes. In fact, there are several wineries and homey restaurants that would be happy to treat you like the locals and guarantee a good time!
When in Rome, Frascati is the perfect destination for a quick little get-away. Not far from the Eternal city, you can spend your day in a fantastic atmosphere. Contact our Company, for a perfectly suited, tailor made private day tour. A private vehicle and English speaking tour driver are definitely a PLUS!