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INDEX 1. ACTIVITIES AT LA POSTA VECCHIA HOTEL 1.1 La Posta Vecchia Health & Beauty Club 1.2 Beach Club 1.3 Cooking Master Classes 1.4 Vegetable Garden 1.5 Private Museum 1.6 Tennis 1.7 Private Dining 1.8 Exclusive Use

2. SPORT 2.1 Horseback Riding 2.2 Golf 2.3 Water Sports

3. EXCURSIONS 3.1 Typical and Natural Products in Lazio 3.2 Lazio’s Wineries 3.3 Bracciano

4. HELICOPTER TOURS 4.1 A taste of Rome from the air

5. ON YOUR WAY TO 5.1 Hotel Il Pellicano 5.2 Siena and Florence 5.3 Napoli, Positano and the Amalfi Coast

6. ITINERARIES BY TAILOR TWO 6.1 Rome Classic Tours 6.2 Secret Rome 6.3 Itineraries around La Posta Vecchia 6.4 Itineraries between La Posta Vecchia and Il Pellicano 6.5 Tailor-made Itineraries: Fares and Conditions


1. ACTIVITIES AT LA POSTA VECCHIA HOTEL


1.1 La Posta Vecchia Health & Beauty Club


1.1 La Posta Vecchia Health & Beauty Club

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La Posta Vecchia Health & Beauty Club means relax, care and wellness through our steam bath Calidarium 1 2 , an indoor heated pool 3 , and a wide range of exquisite body and face treatments, which are the result of our partnership with Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella. Our team will let you experience the secrets of the natural products of this renowned brand. In addition we can provide you with the most professional guidance on an insight oriented mix of Zen and Buddhist themes, restorative Yin postured and meditation 4


1.1 La Posta Vecchia Health & Beauty Club

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La Posta Vecchia offers exclusive products to its exclusive Guests. In our Corner shop you will find sophisticated items from the best Italian creativity, such as the colourful objects of Lisa Corti 2 , La Posta Vecchia Hotel fragrance and candles, especially made by the Italian maĂŽtre perfumer Maria Candida Gentile and the products by Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella 1 used during our treatments at the Health & Beauty Club. In addition discover the Tailor Made art of Guglielmo Battistoni 3 , the knight of the shirt since 1946. His shop at Via Condotti 61/A in Rome represents the history of a city which still has a secret liason with its own past.


1.2 Beach Club


1.2 Beach Club

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La Posta Vecchia is synonimous of relax and sun. Start your day sunbathing and swimming in the sea or in our gorgeous indoor swimming pool. Our beach attendants will provide you with all the comforts to enjoy a sunny day in Palo Laziale. Parasols, sun beds and towels will be at your disposal. Our Beach Club 1 is opened also to those external guests who would like to spend a day or just a couple of hours to experience a peaceful day at La Posta Vecchia 2 .

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1.3 Cooking Master Classes


1.3 Cooking Master Classes

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Experience La Posta Vecchia Hotel in a way you have never dreamed of!

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Held by our Chef Antonio Magliulo 1 , the cooking classes at La Posta Vecchia are fantastic experiences you cannot miss! Spend a morning learning cooking secrets: how to prepare hand-made pasta 2 or the secrets of a great Italian sauce! The Chefs, with their sympathy and knowledge, will teach you preparation techniques of two great and tasteful dishes. 1 Hour and 30 minutes Cooking Class* * held in the morning upon availability of our Chefs. During the Cooking Class two dishes will be prepared.

Cooking Demonstration Don’t miss a cooking Demonstration! Antonio Magliulo, Executive Chef of The Cesar Restaurant, will show you how to prepare 2 starred dishes. You will have the possibility to look and understand the art of cooking thanks to our Chefs. A lunch will follow in our The Cesar Restaurant.

1 Hour Cooking Demonstration* * held in the morning upon availability of our Chefs. The cooking demonstration includes a three courses lunch (beverages excluded).


1.4 Vegetable Garden


1.4 The Vegetable Garden

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Located within the park of La Posta Vecchia, close to the entrance, you will find our Vegetable Garden 1 . This is a very important corner for our Chef Antonio Magliulo, since the garden is free of fertilizers and organic vegetables are used during the preparation of our unique cuisine. You can have a walk in the garden and admire also the herbs corner 2 .


1.5 The Private Museum


1.5 The Private Museum

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La Posta Vecchia was built over the remains of a Roman Villa 1 , which itself was part of the ancient Roman port town of Alsium, a favourite retreat for many of Rome’s leaders. When J. Paul Getty restored La Posta Vecchia in the Sixties, he unearthed mosaics and artefacts on site 2 3 , which he housed in his own private museum. This museum is now open to our guests and our staff will be glad to guide you in an Archaeological itinerary.


1.6 Tennis


1.6 Tennis

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La Posta Vecchia outdoor tennis court 1 is always available for those guests who want to play by themselves or willing to learn. Upon availability, we offer also customised private lessons with an expert tennis Pro. Equipment is available at the Concierge Desk without any charge. If you are interested in organizing a tennis match for your children ask to our Concierge desk. Our tennis Pro will be glad to teach them or simply assist them during their play!


1.7 Private Dining


1.7 Private Dining

Surprise your partner with a private dining like nowhere else! 1 You can choose different locations for your special evening; La Posta Vecchia Hotel is the ideal location for a romantic and regal night! You can enjoy all the privacy of a table in our museum, having dinner surrounded by centuries of history 2 or, if you prefer a summer evening breeze, ask for a table under the Gazebo in our gardens 3 . A private dining will be a unique opportunity to taste a special menu studied by the Chef only for your night.

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1.8 Exclusive Use


1.8 Exclusive Use

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La Posta Vecchia constitutes an unforgettable backdrop for hosting Exclusive events and the Villa can be rented out on an Exclusive basis for one or more days, depending on your special needs. Whether you are planning your wedding 1 2 , a corporate event 3 or simply your next holiday, we offer you the unique opportunity to make La Posta Vecchia your next exclusive Italian retreat. The Exclusive use of the Villa includes the property grounds, its 19 rooms and all hotel facilities, buffet breakfast and onsite personnel. Contact us at events@pellicanohotels.com


2. SPORT


2.1 Horseback Riding


2.1 Horseback Riding

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Horse riding along the coast with an expert teacher 1 is a unique experience to discover the landscape surrounding La Posta Vecchia. The ridings are delightful and help you to connect with nature and visit a unrivalled landscape. In Ranch Ferretti 2 , in Cerveteri, you can ask for expert teachers who since long time take care of different typologies of guests, both adults and children. (www.ranchferretti.it) Ranch Ferretti is 15 minutes from property by car

Activities for Adults: • 1 hour lesson individually • 1 hour lesson in couple or small groups Activities for Children: • 1 hour lesson with pony Tours: • 1 hour tour in countryside with an expert teacher • 2 hours tour: departure from the ranch, ride in countryside and visit through the necropolis of Cerveteri with an expert teacher • Half day tour: departure from the ranch, ride in countryside, visit through the necropolis of Cerveteri and picnic lunch at the falls of Braccio di Mare with an expert teacher Staff from Ranch Ferretti will always test your skills before every activity, in order to have a wonderful but safe experience.


2.2 Golf


2.2 Golf

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The Reception staff will be happy to book for you a Golf course depending on the availability of the main courses in Rome and the surrounding areas. Their distance from the hotel varies from 20 minutes to 1 hour and we provide a limousine service upon request. Golf Parco de Medici 35 minutes by car Golf Club Olgiata 50 minutes by car

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Country Club Tarquinia 55 minutes by car

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2.3 Water Sports


2.3 Water Sports

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Just few minutes away from La Posta Vecchia, in Marina di San Nicola, you will have the opportunity to practice windsurf or sailing 1 2 . The classes are held both for beginners and experts people who want to spend a different morning, or just a couple of hours, trying a new sport or simply practice and polish their hobby. For more info ask to our concierge. Spend a morning enjoying the sea and the sun! Our concierge will be glad to organize for you and your family a dinghy or a sailing boat tour 3 giving you the opportunity to make a nice excursion along the coast and enjoying how beautiful are our neighborhood.

Activities available: Dinghy tour with skipper (up to 6 people) • 1 hour navigation toward Torre Flavia with bath • 4 hours navigation toward Torre Flavia, Campo di Mare with bath • 6 hours navigation around the coast and stop for lunch (restaurant not included) Sailing Boat Tour with skipper (up to 4 people) available for navigation of 1 hour up to 4 hours Windsurf, Surf and Sup Lessons You can have an individual lesson of Windsurf, Surf or Sup, for two hours (equipment and insurance included). Possibility of expert teacher English speaking and taxi boat from La Posta Vecchia Hotel to Marina di San Nicola


3. EXCURSIONS


3.1 Typical and natural Products in Lazio


3.1 Typical and natural Products in Lazio

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Azienda Paolo e Noemi d’Amico, Castiglione in Teverina, Viterbo 1 Visit this nice and cosy estate family-run, where the owners produce excellent red and white wines and the wine cellar is a masterpiece of the architect Luca Brasini built on an Etruscan pre-existing cellar. Upon availability you can reserve a table for lunch, dinner or simply experience a good wine tasting. 1 hour and half by car from La Posta Vecchia L’Isola del Formaggio, Bracciano (Roma) 2

This estate is an interesting place to visit since the owner, Mr. Pitzalis Sergio, produces his flock natural and tasteful Pecorino cheese, Caciocavallo and the famous Ricotta di Bracciano (fresh cheese from milk whey) used also by our Chef Michelino Gioia in its famous dish “Carciofo Romano Fondente con ricotta di Bracciano e crema di crescione”. 25 minutes by car from property


3.2 Lazio’s Wineries


3.2 Lazio’s Wineries

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Casale Cento Corvi, Furbara (Cerveteri) 1 Every element of nature seems to concur in making these vineyards among the best in Italy: the land rich in minerals, hills that surround the vineyards, protecting them against cold and wind, the strong mitigating effect of the sea. The Collacciani family has a real passion for this land and they are engaged from generations in the production and processing of the best grapes in order to give prestigious wines. Casale Cento Corvi produces also jars of olives, patè, extra virgin olive oil, honey and many other delicacies. 15 minutes from property by car

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La Rasenna, Ladispoli 2 One of the most important wine cellar in Ladispoli area, the Estate La Rasenna was born from an idea of a young oenologist Francesco Gambini. Located in Cerveteri, an area well know for a great tradition of wines and good olive oils. La Rasenna produces not only important labels of red and white wines (available in our wine cellars) but also Grappe, honey and many other biological products. You can visit the estate every day, from Monday to Saturday. 10 minutes from property by car

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Casale del Giglio, Latina (Rome) 3 “The Santarelli Family celebrates its Centenary” - Since the early 1990s, Dino’s son, Antonio, thanks to his father’s intuition and in partnership with the young oenologist Paolo Tiefenthaler, has achieved remarkable results from an intense programme of research and experimentation. From Le Ferriere to Rome, from Rome to Lazio, from Lazio throughout Italy, from Italy and beyond, the wines, the Grappe and the olive oil of Casale del Giglio have conquered the world. 1 hour and a half from property by car


3.3 Bracciano


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Thanks to its landscape, its historical, cultural and archaeological patrimony, the Bracciano area is an important touristic point of interest, not only for foreign visitors but also for those Italian people who never had the chance to visit this part of Italy. The Lake of Bracciano 1 has volcanic origins and three are the towns bordering this area: Bracciano, Anguillara Sabazia and Trevignano Romano. In the last few years the lake and its surroundings have been brought under further protection by the creation of a regional park, the Regional Natural Park of Bracciano Martignano, whose area covers more than 16.000 hectares. In Bracciano area you will have the chance to visit the public Odescalchi Castle 2 , similar but bigger, the Odescalchi Castle close to La Posta Vecchia Hotel, or if you may prefer, you can visit important estates producing the most important typical and natural products of Lazio. 45 minutes far from La Posta Vecchia by car


4. HELICOPTER TOURS


4.1 A taste of Rome from the air

See Rome’s most famous and notorious landmarks from the sky. Ranging from the Vatican City, the Roman Forum, the Colosseum 1 , and many others. In addition, we offer a series of extraordinary excursions, unforgettable journeys across beautiful sceneries of the Mediterranean Coast 2 : Capri Island, Ischia Island, Cote d’Azur and many others. At your request and depending upon availability we can book a helicopter with pilot for your excursions and transfers 3 .

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Departures from Rome Urbe, Roma Ciampino or from the helipad of Ponte Galeria


5. ON YOUR WAY TO...


5.1 Hotel Il Pellicano


5.1 Hotel Il Pellicano

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Have lunch in our sister property in Tuscany, Hotel Il Pellicano in Porto Ercole. The Pelligrill outdoor Restaurant 1 2 offers, during the warmer months, light lunches and dinners serving typical Tuscan specialities from the grill with a wide range of local fish, meat, salads and regional dishes. Located on the spacious terrace and overlooking the swimming pool and the entire bay of Monte Argentario, the Pelligrill offers traditional food prepared with fresh ingredients. Ask our Concierge to reserve your table. 1 hour and half by car from La Posta Vecchia


5.2 Siena and Florence


5.2 Siena and Florence

Siena Famous not only for its beauty and its typical Italian atmosphere, Siena 1 is also famous all over the world for its Palio 2 , the annual historic horse-races that take place on the 2nd of July and on the 16th of August in the famous Piazza del Campo, the main square of the town. In Siena you can have a walk in the historical part of the town with its medieval building, the narrow street, the craftsmen shops and the typical Tuscany restaurants. Don’t miss to visit the Torre del Mangia and the Gothic Duomo 3 .

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Where to eat in Siena: Taverna di San Giuseppe (near Piazza del Campo) Da Arnolfo, 2 Michelin (Colle Val d’Elsa - 20 minutes north from Siena on the way to Florence)


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Florence There are no words to describe the beauty of this town! You only have to visit it and enjoy its atmosphere. The centre of the Italian Renaissance is approximately 3 hours and half from La Posta Vecchia Hotel. Florence, famous all over the world, is a city which offers you to spend more days to visit the Uffizi Museum 1 , Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, the Duomo 2 with the masterpieces of Brunelleschi, Ponte Vecchio 3 with its jewelleries, Giardini di Boboli and many other attractive points of interest. Have a walk in the same streets where Dante Alighieri, Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and many others lived! Where to eat in Florence: Enoteca Pinchiorri, 3 Michelin (Santa Croce) L’Ora d’Aria (Ponte Vecchio) Cibreo (close to Santa Croce area) Il Palagio, 1

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5.2 Siena and Florence

If you are in Florence take advantage of visiting one of the oldest pharmacies in the world, Santa Maria Novella 1 which is now partner of Il Pellicano Hotels. Created by the apothecary monks in 1221, Santa Maria Novella celebrates four centuries of uninterrupted activity, in the name of tradition and innovation. Raw materials of the highest quality are still used and the apothecary fathers’ artisan procedures are still followed, yet the company avails itself of modern technology and state of the art equipment 2 . This shop/museum in Via della Scala will charm you with its particular fragrances in a trip from the past to the present 3 .

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5.3 Napoli, Positano and the Amalfi Coast


5.3 Napoli, Positano and the Amalfi Coast

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Positano 1 is one of the most famous and popular seaside villages of the Amalfi coast. A well-known legend narrates that Positano has been founded by Poseidon, god of the sea, due to his love for nymph Pasitea. Beautiful town with multicolour houses, narrow streets with boutiques fit into house basements: just three hours away from La Posta Vecchia. On your way to Positano and the Amalfi coast 2 , worth a visit the city of Naples 3 with its 2.800 year-history.


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Naples and its surroundings are famous not only for the rich and tasteful cooking but also for the historical buildings and monuments, from medieval castles to classical ruins. The most prominent forms of architecture visible in present-day Naples are the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque styles. Visit the main city square Piazza del Plebiscito 1 , the Galleria, the Maschio Angioino 2 or simply have a walk along the arbor with the Vesuvio in foreground!

Don’t forget to try Pizza, Coffe, Babà and Spaghetti! Where to eat in Naples and its surroundings: Romeo Hotel 5*, 1 Michelin in front of the harbour of Naples Pizzeria Brandi where the pizza has been created! (Salita Sant’Anna di Palazzo, 1-2) Mimì alla Ferrovia in the heart of Naples, traditional cooking. This is the Maradona’s favourite restaurant in Naples (Via Alfonso D’Aragona 19/21) Don Alfonso 1890 (Corso Sant’Agata, 11 – Sant’Agata sui due Golfi, Napoli. The restaurant is in Sorrento Area, 1 hour and 30 minutes south from Naples, on the way to Positano)


6. ITINERARIES BY TAILOR TWO

The collaboration between Tailor Two and La Posta Vecchia Hotel has a common aim: offer to our guests excellent services studied to satisfy each request and desire! The tours we organise are tailor made and take special care of all our guests’ needs. Tailor Two is glad to organize excursions for groups or single Guest who are curious to discover the surroundings of Rome!


6.1 Rome Classic Tours


6.1 Rome Classic Tours

1. Panoramic Rome & Colosseum A driven tour for an overall but comprehensive view of the city and its most celebrated sites. From St. Peter’s to Piazza Navona or the Trevi Fountain, though the Castle of Sant’Angelo, the Roman Forum and the Campidoglio. Half day

2. The Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museum & the Saint Peter’s Basilica Explore the multiple treasures and secrets housed in and around this sacred seat of Christianity. The tour will walk you through the dazzling and monumental interior of Saint Peter’s, the highlights of the Vatican collections, and of course the renowned frescoes by Michelangelo in the Sistine chapel and those by Raphael in the Papal apartments.

3. The Borghese Gallery The galleria houses a coveted historical collection, which ranges from ancient mosaics to the finest Baroque paintings and sculptures and includes masterpieces by Antonello da Messina, Giovanni Bellini, Raphael, Titian, Correggio, Caravaggio, Gianlorenzo Bernini and Antonio Canova. The seventeenth century villa is nestled within what was once considered an English garden.

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4. Caravaggio This tour tracks the work of Caravaggio throughout sacred and secular Rome. Many paintings by the master still hang above the altarpieces of the Roman churches they were commissioned for in the seventeenth century, such as those in the Cerasi Chapel in Santa Maria del Popolo, in Campo Marzio, and San Luigi dei Francesi. Caravaggio also features in the grand picture galleries of Roman aristocratic collections such as those in the Galleria Borghese, Palazzo Barberini and the Galleria Doria Pamphilj. Half-day or full-day

5. Ancient Rome An opportunity to discover Rome through the astonishing remains of its ancient past. The Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Traian markets, the Caracalla thermal baths, the ancient Appian way are just a selection of the glorious sites this tour may take you to.

6. Baroque Rome A journey through sculptures, fountains, architectures and the works of two principal masters of the Baroque Era in Rome: Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini. The tour will lead you through the Via Veneto, Piazza di Spagna and Piazza Navona.

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6.1 Rome Classic Tours

7. Angels & Demons Inspired by the bestseller Angels & Demons by Dan Brown, this tour follows the path of the Illuminati and takes you to those extraordinary sites in Rome where Christianity and Paganism overlap: Santa Maria del Popolo in Piazza del Popolo, St. Peter’s Square, Santa Maria della Vittoria in Via Veneto, the Pantheon and Piazza della Minerva, Piazza Navona, and the Castel Sant’Angelo.

8. The Great Beauty This tour follows the footsteps of Oscarprize winner Oscar Sorrentino, from the Fountain of Acqua Paola on top of the Janiculum hill through to some of Rome’s most coveted sites such as the Colosseum or the Orange-tree Garden on top of the Aventino. Half-day or full-day

9. Rome Treasure Hunt This tour is especially devised for families and offers a fun way to discover the city, its history and cast of characters. It takes the form of treasure hunt for various aspects and inscriptions that appear on and around city monuments. The itineraries are “Ancient Rome: a Day as a Gladiator”, “St. Peter’s”, “Baroque Rome & Piazza Navona”, “Villa Borghese”. Half-day or full-day

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10. Ostia: the Ancient Port of Rome Ostia Antica was the port of Rome during the Roman Empire and is located at the source of the Tiber off the Tyrrhenian sea, less than an hour from the centre of Rome. Explore the streets that once bustled with merchants and sailors and experience everyday life in ancient Rome while touring the archaeological remains of houses, thermal baths, theatres, brothels and taverns.

11. Villa Adriana & Villa d’Este, Tivoli Discover the two gems of Tivoli on the outskirts of Rome. The remains of the Villa Adriana, the magnificent mansion built by Emperor Hadrian in 118-138 B.C., include monumental buildings, streets, pools, thermal baths, libraries, theatres and temples. The Villa d’Este is a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture and landscape design with its impressive array of hanging gardens, terraces, fountains, nymphs, and grottoes.

12. The Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in Rome All the most important artworks from the Etruscan civilisation found in the flourishing old towns of Populonia, Tarquinia, Ladispoli, Cerveteri and Pyrgi are preserved in this magnificent museum housed in a Renaissance building beneath the Villa Borghese Garden in Rome and adorned with a nymphaeum and hanging gardens with fountains and sculptures.

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6.2 Secret Rome


6.2 Secret Rome

1. Jewish Rome The tour begins in Trastevere, which is one of Rome’s most picturesque neighbourhoods and where the Jewish community lived from Roman times until the Renaissance. It proceeds across the river Tiber to the heart of the Ghetto, and the Synagogue, which is still home to a Jewish community today, and some of the Roman’s favourite restaurants. Half-day

2. Underground Rome Travel back to the times when Christianity was considered a cult, whose members were executed as pagans and buried as martyrs, with a visit to the Roman Catacombs and the Early Christian churches. Here, layers of history are piled one on top of the other.

3. The Dolce Vita If you are seeking the Dolce Vita in Rome, Tailor Two will tour you to its most iconic sites such as the Via Veneto, the Trevi Fountain and the terrace table at Caffé Rosati in the Piazza del Popolo where directors and local literati routinely gathered and conversed in the 1960’s.

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6.2 Secret Rome

4. Contemporary Art in Rome Tour some of the key contemporary art sites in town including museums (MAXXI, designed by Zaha Hadid, and MACRO, designed by Odile Decq), the leading art galleries and some of the recently founded private art foundations. Studio visits can also be arranged on demand. Half-day or full-day

5. Secret Churches of Rome Many of Rome’s most important churches are located off the beaten tracks, and some are seldom open to the public. They conceal some of the city’s most extraordinary and mysterious treasures like the frescoes in the Basilica of the Santi Quattro Incoronati, the mosaics at Santa Prassede, and the Museum of the Purgatory Souls at the Sacro Cuore del Suffragio

6. Renaissance & Baroque Frescos The Sistine Chapel houses one of many marvels in fresco in Rome. Among the other highlights of this tour are the recently-conserved paintings by Raphael and Sebastiano dal Piombo in the Villa Farnesina, and Pietro da Cortona’s grandiose depictions on the piano nobile of Palazzo Barberini. Some fresco cycles are in more discrete locations such as the illusionary scenes in the cloister of the church at Trinità dei Monti.

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6.2 Secret Rome

7. Rome Embassies & Academies Rome embassies and art academies are housed in important historical buildings such as the French Embassy at Palazzo Farnese, with its façade designed by Michelangelo, the French Academy at Villa Medici with its sweeping views, the Brazilian Embassy at Palazzo Pamphilj with its famous frescoes by Pietro da Cortona, and the American Academy at Villa Aurelia overlooking Rome from the peak of the Gianicolo hill. Half-day or full-day

8. And many more upon requests Tours may also include visits to sites that are usually closed to the public such as the Palazzo Spada (the State Council apartment with its stucco work and trompe-l’oeil paintings, and Borromini’s renowned perspective gallery); the Sancta Santorum (an outdoor warehouse filled with roman sculptures, friezes, columns and capitals); the Passetto di Borgo (the secret passage that led Popes from the Castel Sant’Angelo to the Vatican); the Casino dell’Aurora (with frescos by Guido Reni); the Jewish Catacombs at the Villa Torlonia; The Church of Santa Maria del Priorato behind the most famous keyhole in Rome; the only existing fresco by Caravaggio on the ceiling of the Casino Ludovisi, the Horti Sallustiani (emperor Nero’s secret gardens now located fourteen meters below ground level); the Quirinal Gardens within the private quarters of the President of the Italian Republic; the Villa Albani with its Etruscan frescoes and an impressive paintings collection with works by Perugino, Tintoretto, Giulio Romano and Guercino.

9. Private Visits The Sistine Chapel, The Colonna Gallery and the Princess Isabelle Apartments, The Doria Pamphilj Gallery. The Villa Farnesina, The Catacombs and many more upon requests.


6.3 Itineraries around La Posta Vecchia


6.3 Itineraries around La Posta Vecchia

1. Cerveteri The Necropolis of the “Banditaccia” covers an archaeological area of 10 hectares with nearly 400 Etruscan burials carved out of volcanic rocks and dating from 8th Century b.C. to 3rd-2nd Century b.C. Take a walk trough the site, immerse in a relaxed natural environment and visit its Museum.

2. Sutri Sutri is well-known for its impressive amphitheatre carved into the volcanic rock as well as for the Etruscan and Roman tombs along the Via Francigena (the medieval pilgrim route to Rome) and the Mitreo, a former Etruscan burial then turned into a pagan temple dedicated to Mitra and finally into a Christian church.

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3. Viterbo Travel back to the Middle Ages by visiting Viterbo, the so called “City of the Popes”, that still retains the charm and the atmosphere of a medieval fortified village with its astonishing cathedral and Papal palazzo. Full-day


6.3 Itineraries around La Posta Vecchia

4. The Monster Park, Bomarzo The Villa of Wonders was designed by architect Pirro Ligorio and built in 1552 as per Prince Pier Francesco Orsini’s will. The sculpture garden, later renamed “Monster Park”, is one of the gems of mannerist art with animals and imaginary creatures carved from large stones and peering through the woods. The scenery is dazzling and theatrical.

5. Villa Farnese in Caprarola Designed in the 16th Century by architects Sangallo and Vignola with a pleasant pentagonal base and surprising perspectives, Villa Farnese leans on the Cimini Mountains, near the lake of Vico. Surrounded by a superb Renaissance garden, the interior walls of the palazzo are decorated by one of the major Italian Mannerism cycle of paintings.

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6.4 Itineraries between La Posta Vecchia and Il Pellicano


6.4 Itineraries between La Posta Vecchia and Il Pellicano

1. The Etruscans: Tarquinia Tarquinia is undoubtedly worth seeing for its Necropolis of Monterozzi, part of the UNESCO heritage and considered to be the most important necropolis in the Mediterranean. It counts over 6000 burials, 200 of which adorned with extremely valuable frescoes that are a true narrative of live and habits at the 7th-5th Centuries b.C. Do not miss the Museo Nazionale Etrusco housed in the Villeschi Palace, dating from the fifteenth century. The museum shows important sarcophagi, ancient ceramics found at the excavations, jewels and much more. Half-day

2. Capalbio & the Garden of Tarots The Garden of Tarots is a marvellous sculpture garden by Niki de Saint-Phalle (France,1930-2002). It was inspired by Gaudi’s Parco Gßell in Barcelona and the Garden of Monsters in Bomarzo, and includes 22 monumental concrete sculptures covered with mirrors, coloured glass and ceramics. These monumental neo-baroque sculptures lead the viewer through a spiritual journey of esoteric symbols and meanings relating to the enigmas of the Tarot. Half-day


6.7 Tailor-made Itineraries: Fares and Conditions

traditional shirt makers, the chic suppliers of cashmere or leather-goods, or state-of-the-art jewellery designers. We are also up-to-date on the most current culinary trends, so your dining options may include the art of our distinguished chefs but also the family-run trattorie.

Tailor Two Founded by a duo of experts on art and culture, Tailor Two organizes high profile tours that are customized according to the client’s taste and available time. The tours can either be self-guided if the visitors prefer to tour alone or accompanied by one of our professional guides. They can be walking tours or chauffeured, or a combination of both. Tailor Two covers all the practical details of your visit such as transfers, professional guides, tickets and reservations. If art is the focus of your stay, you can explore an array of paintings, collector’s items and antique furniture stores or focus on the contemporary art scene. Upon request, Tailor Two provides private access to museums and historical sites. We also offers experienced knowledge of shopping in Rome and its most desirable stores, ranging from high-end brands to local boutiques and artisans, be it the

Conditions 1. Fares refer to the organization of a professionally guided tour for a maximum of 6 people. 2. Expenses related to tickets purchase or booking service are not included but can be anticipated and reimbursed by invoice. 3. Fares refer to a tour to be organised within the City of Rome. 4. Outside Rome or in the City of Grosseto and Viterbo, prices may be subject to a surcharge that will be estimated at the tour confirmation. 5. The half-day fare refers to a tour from 1 to 4 hours to take place during one of the following time slots: morning (9.00-13.00) or afternoon (14:00 to 18:00); the full-day fare refers to a 5 to 8 hours tour to take place between the morning and afternoon time slots.

6. To tours scheduled across the two time slots of which above, despite they may last less than 4 hours, the full-day fare applies. 7. For tours to take place in the evening time slot (18:00 to 22:00), price will be provided upon request. 8. Any extra hour tour negotiated directly with the guide during a tour will be added to the tour balance at the cost of 75,00 Euro per hour. 9. All devised services are subject to a definitive check once the tour is confirmed. Cancellations 10. No charge for tours cancelled prior to 72 hours. Between 72 and 48 hours, the penalty is 50% of the fare, after 48 hours it’s 100%. 11. Changes in tour scheduling equal to cancellations. 12. Earlier end of a tour equals to a cancellation of the duration deleted. 13. No refund for services and tickets booked or purchased after the tour confirmation even if the tour is rescheduled or cancelled.


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