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Archaeology and Wines of Friuli

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination(s): Italy  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 125 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 125 Euro (EUR)

If you are interested in ancient Rome and enjoy wines that have over 20 centuries of documented history, join us on this fascinating full-day private tour to Aquileia, the most important archaeological site in northern Italy and capital of one of Friuli's premier DOC wine districts!

This great day out is a perfect combination of culture and oeno-gastronomy as it allows you to explore a land known for its refined cuisine and prestigious wines and step back in time to relive the fascinating history of the so-called "Second Rome", walking through remains of ancient ruins, precious treasures and listening to intriguing legends. The tour starts in the morning with a visit to the magnificent archaeological site of Aquileia in the company of your guide who will bring this ancient Roman metropolis alive for you.

You'll visit the forum, remains of public baths and private houses, Roman roads with visible chariot tracks and the ancient Basilica which hosts stunning Byzantine frescoes and one of the largest and most spectacular early-Christian mosaic floors of the West! Lunch in a typical agro-tourism of the area with appetizers and samplings of local delicacies such as salami, San Daniele ham, Montasio cheese and a typical Friulian dessert.

In the afternoon you will visit a leading estate of the Aquileia D.O.C wine area producing award winning red and white wines. You'll meet the winemaker, share his knowledge about the wine-making process and take a tour of the plant and cellars before enjoying the taste of a good vintage and eventually bring a few bottles home!

Tour highlights:
- Roman and early Christian ruins
- Outstanding mosaics and frescoes
- Visit to a prestigious winery, food and wine tasting.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Transportation throughout the tour
- English speaking tour escort
- Visit to the archaeological site of Aquileia
- Visit to a winery and wine tasting
- Lunch
- Entrance and tasting fees.

About This Supplier
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Location: Italy
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2005
Client Request Served: 280

M05615 is a tour company based in Cividale del Friuli, near Venice, Italy. The company was established in 2000 and since then it has grown to provide individual visitors and small groups with a wide selection of exclusive day tours and multiple day packages in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region and surrounding areas,...

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