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Archaeology & Wines of Friuli



Art, history, archaeology, food and wine in one day! 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!

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

Tour description:
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!
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!



Departure / return location:

Venice train station

Departure days:

Regular tour: Wednesday, Saturday

Private tour: daily, on request, except Sundays

Departure time:

9.30 a.m.


10 hours approx.


Year round, on request


Italian / English

Tour price:

Regural tour: € 105,00 p.p.

Private tour:

€ 149,00 p.p. for 2 people

€ 120,00 p.p. for 3 people

€ 105,00 p.p. for 4+ people

Groups: for pre-arranged groups of 8+ people, please inquire

Tour includes:

- Return train ticket from Venice to Cervignano plus transportation in private car / minivan

- English speaking tour guide

- Visit to the archaeological site of Aquileia

- Visit to a winery & wine tasting

- Wine tasting fees

Tour excludes:

- Lunch (optional)

- Personal expenses

- Tips and gratuities

- Anything not specifically mentioned under “tour includes”

Additional information:

- This tour must be booked at least 96 hours in advance of your travel date

- Confirmation for this product will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

- The regular tour runs with a minimum of 4 participants. If the minimum number of participants is not reached, the tour will run as private tour and clients can decide whether to cancel the reservation without penalties and get a refund or do a private tour (min. 2 people) with related price adjustment.

- This tour starts at Venice train station. You will take the train and travel from Venice to Cervignano del Friuli unescorted. Train tickets are included in the tour package and will be sent to you via email, together with train schedule, vouchers and all travel details. You must specify the name and address of your accommodation as well as your contact telephone number during your stay in Venice at the time of booking. This information is very important in case you need to be contacted regarding changes in the train/tour departure times. The train leaves at 9.41 am and you are advised to be at the train station at least 15 minutes before train departure. The train arrives at Cervignano train station at 11.09 am and the local tour guide will meet you directly on the platform. holding a sign with your name. At the end of the tour, the guide will take you back to Cervignano train station and assist you on departure. You will travel back from Cervignano to Venice unescorted.

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