Featured holiday Rome area garden holiday for individuals Italy

6 nights/7 days
A 6-night holiday for individuals (not groups) in two different locations in the Rome area for visiting the influential gardens in this region, from Renaissance to 20th Century. You spend 3 nights in Orvieto to the north of Rome and 3 nights in Frascati, with a hire-car to explore each area
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Rome return, economy
  • Hire of a Group B car for the duration of your stay
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints

Rome area two centre holiday visiting gardens near Rome such as Villa Lante, Landriana and Ninfa

Highlights

Orvieto • Frascati • Suggested visits to Villa Lante • Sacro Bosco Bomarzo • Villa Farnese • Villa d’Este • Villa Adriana • Ninfa • Landriana • Villa Aldobrandini • Castel Gandolfo

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Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room for 6 nights.

From about

£1,370 From 1 April to 31 October

Holiday Code FHIT31

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Rome area two centre holiday visiting gardens near Rome such as Villa Lante, Landriana and Ninfa

Special offers for this holiday>

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room for 6 nights.

From about

£1,370 From 1 April to 31 October

Holiday Code FHIT31

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Our prices include ● Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Rome return, economy
● 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Standard double room at the Palazzo Piccolomini, Orvieto
● 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Classic double or twin room in the Paggeria wing at the Hotel Villa Grazioli, near Frascati
● Hire of a Group B car for the duration of holiday
● Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room for 6 nights.

From about

£1,370 From 1 April to 31 October

Holiday Code FHIT31

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Our prices include • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Rome return, economy
• 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Standard double room at the Palazzo Piccolomini, Orvieto
• 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Classic double or twin room in the Paggeria wing at the Hotel Villa Grazioli, near Frascati
• Hire of a Group B car for the duration of holiday
• Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints

The journey and how you get there There are scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Rome Fiumicino several times a day. Collect a hire-car at the airport and the drive from Rome to Orvieto for the first stay is about one hour and 40 minutes. The drive between Orvieto and Frascati is also about one hour and 40 minutes non-stop. From Frascati to Rome Fiumicino the driving time is about 40 minutes, as is the time from Castel Gandolfo if you visit here before returning to the airport.

Rome area two centre holiday visiting gardens near Rome such as Villa Lante, Landriana and Ninfa

Hotels included in this tour

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Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room for 6 nights.

From about

£1,370 From 1 April to 31 October

Holiday Code FHIT31

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Our prices include • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Rome return, economy
• 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Standard double room at the Palazzo Piccolomini, Orvieto
• 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Classic double or twin room in the Paggeria wing at the Hotel Villa Grazioli, near Frascati
• Hire of a Group B car for the duration of holiday
• Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints

The journey and how you get there There are scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Rome Fiumicino several times a day. Collect a hire-car at the airport and the drive from Rome to Orvieto for the first stay is about one hour and 40 minutes. The drive between Orvieto and Frascati is also about one hour and 40 minutes non-stop. From Frascati to Rome Fiumicino the driving time is about 40 minutes, as is the time from Castel Gandolfo if you visit here before returning to the airport.

Holiday prices

Holiday prices
Prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room
Date
1 Apr 2022-31 Oct 2022 £1,370




Special offers for this holiday>

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room for 6 nights.

From about

£1,370 From 1 April to 31 October

Holiday Code FHIT31

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Our prices include • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Rome return, economy
• 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Standard double room at the Palazzo Piccolomini, Orvieto
• 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Classic double or twin room in the Paggeria wing at the Hotel Villa Grazioli, near Frascati
• Hire of a Group B car for the duration of holiday
• Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints

The journey and how you get there There are scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Rome Fiumicino several times a day. Collect a hire-car at the airport and the drive from Rome to Orvieto for the first stay is about one hour and 40 minutes. The drive between Orvieto and Frascati is also about one hour and 40 minutes non-stop. From Frascati to Rome Fiumicino the driving time is about 40 minutes, as is the time from Castel Gandolfo if you visit here before returning to the airport.

Rome area two centre holiday visiting gardens near Rome such as Villa Lante, Landriana and Ninfa

Highlights of Latium

There are a number of places nearby that are worth visiting: The hot springs at Tivoli and Fiuggi. The Alban Hills and the 13 hilltop towns surrounded by vineyards and elegant villas of the Roman aristocracy over the years, including the summer palace of the Pope at Castel Gandolfo. Visit mediaeval Anguillara on Lake Bracciano north of Rome. Explore the countryside of the Ciociaria region near Anagni (the name of the region comes from the bark clogs worn by the locals until about twenty years ago). Ostia Antica now inland was once ancient Rome's trading port and the ruins offer a fascinating insight into the Roman way of life. The region north of Rome is very rich in Etruscan remains -visit the necropoli at Tarquinia and Cerveteri. Great monasteries were founded around Rome, especially at Subiaco and Montecassino. The best beaches on the Lazio coast are to be found between Sabaudia and Gaeta. From the town of Bolsena take boat trips to the islands of Bisentina and Martana on Lake Bolseno. Visit the Island of Ponza off the coast near San Felice Circeo.

Cultural highlights of Latium

The gardens of the Villa d`Este at Tivoli. Hadrian`s Villa at Tivoli. Villa Lante near Viterbo. Palazzo Barberini in Palestrina which houses a 1st Century BC mosaic depicting the Nile in flood. The Byzantine frescoes in the crypt of the 11th Century Basilica of Santa Maria in Anagni. The Palazzo Farnese by Vignola at Caprarola. The 13th Century Italian Gothic church of Santa Maria Maggiore at Ferentino. 17th Century frescoes by Domenichino in the chapel at Grottaferrata.

Festivals in Latium

Spring is the main season for festivals in Latium. Genzano holds the `Infiorata`, Marta has the `Barabbata`. In the autumn there is the `Sagra dell`uva` grape festival in Marino. The influence of Rome is obvious in this area, supplemented by either proximity to coast or country.  

Gastronomy in Latium

Sage, rosemary and bay are used extensively to season. Specialities of the region include Spaghetti alla carbonara, Suppli (croquettes made with rice, meat and mozzarella), Carciofi alla giudia (artichokes fried crisp in olive oil and sprinkled with lemon juice), Saltimbocca alla romana (veal with ham and sage), Torta di ricotta. Frascati is the best-known white wine of the region although similar wines made from the Trebbiano grape include Colli Albani and Castelli Romani. Very few red wines are produced, but the best is Torre Ercolana.

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