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Castelli Romani and Wine Tour Private Shore Excursion

This excursion consists of a wine tasting event with some delicious Italian food to go along with it, taking place in a beautiful vineyard on the Roman Hills.

 

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Groups
Reserve 1 minivan for a group of 1 to 8 people and pay a booking deposit - view full price details >>
Private Excursion with Professional Driver (priced per group not per person)
Passengers Total Group Price Booking Deposit Balance due to driver (in cash at travel time)
1 to 6           (1 van) € 420  €70 €350 or €330  November-March travel
7 to 8           (1 van) € 470 €70 €400 or €380  November-March travel
9 to 12         (2 vans) € 760 €110 €650 (2 vans) or €630  November-March travel
13 to 16       (2 vans) € 860  €110 €750 (2 vans) or €730  November-March travel
Additional Winery Guided Visit with Wine Tasting and Food Options:
Option 1)     price: € 30 per person   ( € 5 booking deposit and €25 balance payable at the winery, details in description)
Option 2)     price: € 55 per person   ( € 5 booking deposit and €50 balance payable at the winery, details in description)
Cash needs note: often drivers or guides do not have a POS for credit card charges. You can use your credit card(s) at easily found ATM machines to withdraw cash. Your driver or guide can show you where to find one. 
€70,00
Reserve 2 minivans for a group of 9 to 16 people and pay a booking deposit - view full price details >>
€110,00
Add Wine & Food Taste Option 1 - pay a per person booking deposit - view full price details >>
€5,00
Add Wine & Food Taste Option 2 - pay a per person booking deposit - view full price details >>
€5,00

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Private Shore Excursions Inclusions, Exclusions and Rules

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    All private excursions are provided by a licensed professional driver in an air-conditioned vehicle. Types of vehicles include:
    • car (up to 3 people). Can access all restricted areas.
    • van (up to 8 people). Can access all restricted areas. Industry standard Mercedes Vito or similar (see pictures). Vans have 2 seats in the front row next to the driver, 3 in the middle row, and 3 in the back row. The 2 seats on the front might be a little uncomfortable for tall people. If you have additional space requirements you may want to book a van for no more than 6 or 7 people.
    • minibus (up to 19 people) or  bus (up to 50+ people). May have restricted access to sites.
  • Private Excursion can be customized to meet the traveler's specific needs and interests according to feasibility constraints (time and distance).
  • Semi-Private (shared) excursions follow a fixed itinerary.
  • Travelers are met at their indicated meeting point and returned there at the end of the excursion. Driver will hold a sign with the name of the person making the booking.
 
GROUP TRAVEL: We can handle groups of any size. For larger groups or custom itineraries please send your request here.
 

Inclusions

- Professional licensed driver. 
- Prices include all taxes and fees, no hidden costs.

Exclusions

- Entrance tickets to Museums or Archeological sites are not included.
- Official Licensed Guide service. We can provide the service of an official Licensed guide upon request (additional cost).
- Lunch, drinks and gratuities.

Professional Driver Role

A driver is not an official guide. Local regulations require that only official licensed guides are allowed to provide information about sites and escort people through monuments, churches and museums. The widespread use of the term “driver-guide” is misleading. See this article describing the problem in the New York Times.

Changes and Cancellations

In order to receive a refund (or adjustment of price in case of changes), we need to receive your changes or cancelation  7 calendar days before the scheduled departure. For changes or cancelation received within 7 calendar days of the tour date you will be charged a 100% cancelation fee (no refund, nor downward price adjustments).

Group Guidelines and Conditions:

The group leader (person making the booking) shall be deemed to have accepted the following conditions on behalf of the persons traveling with him/her. He/She is also responsible for passing any relevant information received from SmartCruiseTours travel assistants as well as all issued travel vouchers to each group participants.
  • Whenever a participant departs from the group during the tour, establish a meeting point location and time.
  • If a participant gets temporarily lost, they must remain still and contact SmartCruiseTours emergency number (shown below). Making a phone call in Italy is easy as any Italian will provide assistance with that if asked.
  • Balance due at travel time is per group and not per person. All participants must respect their commitment to the group and need to provide their share if they cannot participate at the last minute or must be responsible for finding people to replace their slots (not applicable for tours that are prepaid).
  • If less people than the number indicated at booking time arrive at travel time, the group must provide advance payment to the driver (not applicable for tours that are prepaid).

SmartCruiseTours Emergency Number: your travel vouchers include our Emergency Number and other important local contact. SmartCruiseTours.com  (owned and operated by ABLE worldwide Inc) will not be held responsible for any problem that may arise if you do not follow the instructions on your Vouchers, or if you do not call the appointed Emergency Number in case of difficulties at travel time. Calling us is very simple as you can ask your driver to call us directly so that we can help right away.

 

for larger groups or custom itineraries please send your request here.

Product Details

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INCLUSIONS: 
  • Travel in an air-conditioned  8 or 7 seat van, ideal to reach historical sites and reduce walking.
  • Licensed professional driver.
  • The Driver will assist you with basic information and suggestions. 
  • Prices include all taxes and fees, no hidden costs.
  • Guided winery visit with wine tasting and food (2 options to choose from)
 
EXCLUSIONS: gratuities.
 
DURATION: approx. 9 hours from pick up to drop off time - additional time €30/h paid to the driver(s)
 
TIME: You indicate the desired pick up time (8:00 or 8:30 am suggested) 
 

ACTIVITY LEVEL: alt LIGHT (see legend)

Activity Level Legend

 LIGHT: May require walking over relatively level terrain. Can involve few steps, some uneven surfaces, and moderate periods of standing.

 MODERATE: May require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces. Can involve several steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and longer periods of standing.

 DIFFICULT: May require extensive walking over uneven surfaces. Can involve flights of stairs, steep terrain and extended periods of standing. NOT suggested for people with walking disabilities.

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Available Discounts

  • Use coupon code MULTIPRIVATE at check out time and get €10 for each additional private excursion you book after the first one. 
  • REFER your friends here and get €10 gift for each private excursion they book!
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Tour Description

  • Depart from the port of Civitavecchia and arrive at Donnardea Winery and cellar on the Roman Hills
  • There you will meet the winemaker, walk by the vineyards, indulge in a guided but informal wine tasting event, and taste delicious food products by the winery.
  • Visit the Farm and the garden: you will experience a taste of the “good life” as you weave your way through the heart of the 250 acre vineyard, and enjoy wine tastings with the Owner.
  • The visit can be carried out in two different ways (there may be slight variations to the food included):
    • Option 1) €30 pp - Guided visit and tasting of 3 different wines along with the sampling local bread with extra virgin olive oil (bruschetta) produced by the estate owners, fresh tomato and basil, cheeses, local cured cuts, olives and various samples of local products
    • Option 2) €55 pp - Guided visit and tasting of 4 different wines aling with the sampling of local bread with extra virgin olive oil (bruschetta) produced by the estate owners, fresh tomato and basil, cheeses. This option also includes lunch with home made dishes such as lasagna, rice stuffed baked tomatoes, local grown garden vegetables, Porchetta (a local specialty of savory, slow roasted pig), and more
    • €5 per person booking fee is required to reserve the Winery visit with Wine tasting and food options. The difference is to be paid in cash at the time of visit (€25 pp for option 1 or €50 pp for option 2)
  • Your visit will continue to the lakes area for a Visit to the beautiful towns of Nemi and Castel Gandolfo (Pope’s summer residence) 

Itinerary details are indicative and may need to be changed by the driver in case of heavy traffic or any other unforeseen situation. 

Price Details

Private Excursion with Professional Driver (priced per group not per person)
Passengers Total Group Price Booking Deposit Balance due to driver (in cash at travel time)
1 to 6           (1 van) € 420  €70 €350 or €330  November-March travel
7 to 8           (1 van) € 470 €70 €400 or €380  November-March travel
9 to 12         (2 vans) € 760 €110 €650 (2 vans) or €630  November-March travel
13 to 16       (2 vans) € 860  €110 €750 (2 vans) or €730  November-March travel
Additional Winery Guided Visit with Wine Tasting and Food Options:
Option 1)     price: € 30 per person   ( € 5 booking deposit and €25 balance payable at the winery, details in description)
Option 2)     price: € 55 per person   ( € 5 booking deposit and €50 balance payable at the winery, details in description)
Cash needs note: often drivers or guides do not have a POS for credit card charges. You can use your credit card(s) at easily found ATM machines to withdraw cash. Your driver or guide can show you where to find one.