HOTEL IS CURRENTLY GOING THROUGH A 20 MILLION EURO RENOVATION
LESS THAN AN HOUR FROM ROME
ENTIRE HOTEL KOSHER FOR PASSOVER – FIVE STAR LUXURY


 

The 153 rooms at the Grand Hotel Palazzo della Fonte are exceptionally spacious, superbly lit by natural light. The elegant details make them comfortable and welcoming from the first impression. Refined and sober, decorated with floral motifs in different colors and shades, the rooms radiate the warm sunshine and vital energy of the surrounding nature. The large windows afford magnificent views of the surrounding hills. The bathrooms are equally as grand and are decorated in precious Carrera marble. The Luxurious Fonte SPA celebrates the natural properties of the Fiuggi water springs with a vast selection of massages and haute beauté treatments for a rebalancing and purifying experience of self-indulgence. To initiate the guests to a state of deep relaxation, the Fonte SPA facilities of the Hotel include Turkish baths, saunas, multi-jet showers, hydro-tubs, Jacuzzi, indoor heated pool, and outdoor pool.

The thermal town of Fiuggi in Italy owes its international prominence to its precious water springs. The purifying and rebalancing properties of this water make it a thermal center ideal to restore body balance through hydrotherapy and healthy living. From Michelangelo to Boniface VIII, the benefits of the thermal of Fiuggi gained praise from many prime connoisseurs. The award-winning chefs of the hotel and service-oriented banquet staff will be working in concert with our own fantastic kosher chefs. They will create a fabulous culinary experience drawing from the best of Italian, continental and traditional Jewish fare under the Glatt Kosher Supervision of Rabbi G.M. Garelik, the most well-known hashgacha in Italy. Our daily religious services along with thought provoking lectures and discussions, children’s program, plus exciting optional sightseeing programs will round out a truly unique Pesach experience.

Glatt Kosher Supervision under
Rabbi G.M. Garelik & Rabbi Shaikewitz of Italy

Transfers & Optional Tours
Outdoor Activities

 

PRICE & ROOM INFORMATION

(2020 PRICES WILL BE UPDATED SHORTLY)

 

GRAND HOTEL PALAZZO DELLA FONTE SCHOLARS

(2020 SCHOLARS WILL BE UPDATED SHORTLY)

TRANSFERS & OPTIONAL TOURS

(TOUR INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED SHORTLY)

Grand Hotel Palazzo Della Fonte

Montitour will be handling airport transfers and all group tours for our Passover guests.
In order to better serve you, please reserve in advance all your transfers and tours. Silvana, will be the contact person for your airport transfers and touring needs. She speaks English fluently See below her contact information. Montitour offers all types of services including group tours (see below) private transfers and private tours anywhere you want. All payments are made directly to Montitour through Credit Card, by circuit MyPos or PayPal, or through bank wire transfer.

CONTACT PERSON: SILVANA
Mobile 011-39-373-721-4635
(9am-2pm or 8pm-10pm)
email: passoverfiuggi@montitour.it

AIRPORT TRANSFER RATES
FROM: FIUMICINO AIRPORT (ROME)
TO: GRAND HOTEL PALAZZO DELLA FONTE –FIUGGI

AND TOURS FROM HOTEL

Please click on the following link for all airport transfer information:
http://www.montitour.it/passoverfiuggi/

POMPEII -VESUVIO
Monday, April 22, 2019
€. 159 p.p.
(Entrance fees included – min. 25 pax)
Depart: 8:00 a.m. – Return: 7:30 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

The excavations of Pompeii are extraordinary material evidence of the ancient world, thanks to the state of preservation of the city, which remained practically intact after the eruption of 79 A.D. erased it from the Vesuvian landscape. Pompeii is a unique example of a typical Roman city with its villas, homes, temples, the forum, the theater and spas.Most of the city was brought back to life with appropriate excavation and thanks to this,it is now possible to reconstruct with certainty the organizational life of the ancient Romans, their uses and their customs. A truly amazing place, and a must to visit.At the end of the visit, continuing by bus, towards the Vesuvius, the volcano in which, with its eruption, buried the towns of Pompeii and Ercolano. Arriving at the main square, and continuing by foot to the ridge of the crater (approx. 30 minute walk). During the visit you will be accompanied by and expert guide. We advise you to wear suitable and comfortable shoes suited to walk the streets of Pompeii and the paths pf the mountain which reach 1000m above sea level, besides sun glasses, binoculars and your cameras.

JEWISH ROME AND ROME FOUNTAINS
Monday, April 22, 2019
€. 110 p.p.
(including entrance fees – min. 25 pax)
Depart: 8:30 a.m. – Return: 4:30 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

You will discover how the small Jewish community of Rome survived and still thrives after 22 centuries. The “Teatro Marcello” and the “Portico d’Ottavia” are some of the stops on the streets of the Jewish Ghetto, one of the oldest Jewish communities on the Western Mediterranean. The main Piazza in the Jewish quarter has been considered the main meeting point for the Jewish people over the ages. At the end of this visit, you will be taken on a walk through the streets of Rome, through the most significant scenic accommodations, including places of ancient memories and solutions of modern town planning. The tour begins at “Piazza Navona” and continues to the “Pantheon”. You will be accompanied to the discovery of famous and fascinating sites: squares, fountains and historical churches. We will cross “Piazza Colonna” and the “Corso”, to reach the Trevi Fountain. How can you not to throw a coin into the water to make a wish? Then a walk up to the Spanish Steps to admire the “Barcaccia” and “Trinitàdei Monti”.

AMALFI COAST
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
€. 159 p.p.
(Entrance fee included – min. 25 pax)
Depart: 8:00 a.m. – Return: 7:30 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

The scenic tour of the beautiful Campania coast line will take you to those wonderful places that inspired the great Caruso and the birthplace of Torquato Tasso. We will go through: Sorrento, Positano, Ravello, Vietrisul Mare, etc. with stops in Conca dei Marini to visit the “Emerald Cave” and Amalfi (the Sant’Andrea Cathedral, an extraordinary example of architecture in the Arab-Norman style).Meet with your guide and start the tour of the Amalfi Coast. Panoramic stop at Belvedere “Madonna” (parking space permitting) to admire the village of Positano from above crossing the villages of Praiano and Furore. Stop in Conca dei Marini to see the famous Emerald Cave. Continue to Amalfi, stop and visit the monumental complex of St. Andrew: Paradise Cloister, the Crypt and the Basilica.Continue to Ravello and visit Villa Rufolowith its large terrace on the beautiful Costa.

CAPRI ISLAND
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
€. 299 p.p.
(Entrance fees included – min. 25 pax)
Depart: 6:30 a.m. – Return: 9:00 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

We departure from Fiuggi at 6:30am arriving at the Port of Naples at 9:00a.m. We then depart at 9:30a.m for Capri in a hydrofoil. After arriving in Capri, we will meet with the guide and depart by bus for the island tour. We arrive at Anacapri, a town located on the top of the island, at the foot of Mount Solaro and visit Villa San Michele, the ancient residence of Axel Munthe. The Swedish doctor came to Capri in 1885 and had his residence built on the remains of an ancient chapel dedicated to San Michele. Today the villa is a museum house full of historical finds: sarcophagi, busts, Roman pavements, marbles and columns, and one of the most beautiful Gardens of Italy with plants and flowers from all over the world.Afterwards, weather permitting, we will visit the “GrottaAzzurra” or Blue Grotto (optional visit).We will then continue to the Piazzetta or square of Capri, the lounge of the world and Via Camerelle, the shopping street where you can buy handmade Caprese sandals and Capri’s famous perfumes. Via Camerelle leads to the Gardens of Augusto, a set of flowered terraces overlooking the Faraglioni, the famous rock arches in the sea, and the bay of Marina Piccola. We return to the Piazzetta of Capri in the afternoon, on board the characteristic Funicular, in which you will descend for a few minute ride back to the port, you will go back to the hydrofoil for Naples (now scheduled for 5:25pm). At 6:25 p.m. we will arrive in Naples and return back to Fiuggi by bus where we plan to arrive at approximately 9:00pm.
(Please note that times may vary due to public transportation used and times are not guaranteed)

OUTLET CASTEL ROMANO

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
€. 30 p.p.
depart: 9:00 a.m. – return: 6:00 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

Discover your favourite labels at prices from 30% to 70% off through out the year. At Castel Romano Designer Outlet there is always something special for everyone: the splendid architectural setting, bars and restaurants and more than 140 shops. You’ll find big names including Versace, Valentino, Gucci, Fendi, Roberto Cavalli and Michael Kors, sportswear brands such as Nike and Adidas, and many other major fashion brands such as Guess and Diesel.

FLORENCE

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
€. 299 p.p.
(Entrance fees included – min. 25 pax)
Depart: 7:00 a.m. – Return: 9:00 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

Depart by bus from the hotel at 7:00a.m. to Rome Termini train station. We continue by high velocity train to Florence with an expected arrival of 10:30a.m. After exiting the Florence train Station, we will be accompanied by an expert guide who will guide us on a 10 minute walk to Piazza del Duomo, one of the most elegant streets of Florence.Here, we can admire the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, one of the most beautiful and biggest European cathedrals, with its characteristic facade and dome made by Brunelleschi.In front of the Cathedral is the Baptistery of St. John and next to the Duomo, the Bell Tower of Giotto. (This only includes external visits). From Piazza del Duomo, we will continue in Via dei Calzaiuoli to reach Piazza della Signoria. Here you will find the Fountain of Neptune, David of Michelangelo (copy), Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia deiLanzi.Within walking distance is the Galleria degli Uffizi (Uffizi Museum) where important masterpieces of Italian art are preserved, including many Renaissance works such as “The Birth of Venus” and “Spring” by Botticelli. We will enter the Gallery for a brief guided tour.After a short break for lunch, we will cross Ponte Vecchio, a symbol of the city from which you will be able to observe the old goldsmith shops and jewelry showcases. At the end of the visit, you will return to the train station for your return to Rome, where a reserved bus will take you back to the hotel in Fiuggi.

ROYAL PALANCE OF CASERTA
ST. LEUCIO VILLAGE – SILK MUSEUM

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
€ 149 p.p.
(Entrance fees included – Min. 25 pax)
Depart: 8:00 a.m. – Return: 5:30 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

The Royal Palace of Caserta was built in 1752 by Luigi Vanvitelli at the request of the King of Naples, Carlo di Borbone or Charles of Bourbon with the purpose to build it as the fulcrum of the new kingdom of Naples. The intent was to build something that could not only stand up to the Palace of Versailles, but even overcome it in majesty. In 1997 The Royal Palace of Caserta was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the complex of San Leucio. The Palace consists of an area of 47,000 m2, five floors and four interior courtyards. It has within it a majestic grand staircase, the Palatine Chapel, the historic building, the theatre of the court and the Picture Gallery. The park and the waterfall, also give the complex a highly elegant and scenic resolution.The visit continues in the village of San Leucio, home of the Silk Museum which consists of the school, home of the parish priest, workshops for spinning and twisting silk, the room for weaving and  for dyeing, the hall of  frames and the Royal apartment. The factory was enlarged  with the construction of the Spinning Mill of Cypresses and in 1823, the Coculliera for the storage and preparation of silk worms waiting for reeling. You will also visit the Royal apartment where you can admire a series of rooms including numerous machines and equipment of the era used in the different  stages of silk processing and the “House of the Weaver”, a  typical home of the Luciano worker of the 1800’s. At the end of the tour, you can browse and shop in several of the village shops.

KOSHER WINE TASTING
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
€. 80 p.p.
(includes wine tasting – min. 25 pax.)
depart: 9:30 a.m. – return: 6:30 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

Departing the hotel and you can reach the Azienda Agricola Cantine Sant’Andrea in Borgo Vodice, near Terracina, on the Lazio coast. The tour will begin upon your arrival at the winery admiring all the necessary steps of producing kosher wine. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and includes:
Guided tour of the vineyards, of the wine cellar and wine tasting. The wine tasting will include 3 wines: Kosher dry white wine Pinot Grigio; Kosher dry red wine Cabernet Sauvignon; Sweet Kosher white wine Moscato. During the wine tasting it is possible to eat the meal provided by the hotel. At the end, if time permits, a short walk along the seafront and return to the hotel.

ANCIENT ROME
Colosseum and Roman Forum
Thursday, April 25, 2019
€. 159 p.p.
(Entrance fee included – min. 25 pax)
Depart: 8:30 a.m. – Return: 4:30 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

Eternal city, capital of Italy, Roma is also named “caput mundi”. Panoramic tour in the center of the city: Stazione Termini, Piazza dellaRepubblica, Piazza Venezia, Campidoglio, BoccadellaVerità, Circo Massimo, and the Colosseo.In the morning, the tour includes visiting the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, meeting with your guide outside the monument and an initial explanation of the Valley of the Colosseum and the archaeological centre.The course is aimed at identifying the main aspects of public life in the heart of the ancient city, from the age of the directing Empire. The careful analysis of the buildings will reveal the functions and all the activities that took place there: the Colosseum, the monumental setting of spectacular fights between gladiators and fairs; the Roman Forum, the centre of judicial, commercial, political and sacral.

TIVOLI
VILLA D’ESTE AND VILLA ADRIANA

Thursday, April 25, 2019
€ 149 p.p.
(Entrance fees included – min. 25 pax)
Depart: 8:30 a.m. – Return: 4:30 p.m.
Departure and arrival from hotel in Fiuggi

The excursion includes a visit to Villa D’Este, a mansion built upon the request of Cardinal Ippolito II D’Este. The life in this villa was a very active one in the mid 1500’s, It was a destination for many famous people. It has beautiful frescoed halls, but the main attraction consists of it’s beautiful and original gardens with numerous fountains of incomparable beauty and majesty. Among these, the Fontana dell’Organo, La Rometta, and il Viale delle Cento Fontane, a pathway with one hundred fountains. Upon finishing the tour, transfer by bus to Villa Adriana. The Emperor Hadrian built this country villa for himself and his court and it bears unique testimony to the grandeur and architectural and decorative characteristics of the period. Today it exists as an immense park, extending over 80 hectares and dotted with several Roman ruins as well as spas and houses from the 1700’s and all set in an environment charged with ancient fascination. The grounds also contain the “Teatro Marittimo”, an artificial island which was a private residence of the Emperor as well as other interesting locations such as “Canopo”, a huge rectangular pool encircled by sculptures which recall the Serapeo. Ongoing excavations have brought to light an intricate system of roads which lead to the imperial residence.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION OF TOURS
The responsibility of the Agency is governed by the following conditions and Legislative Decree 111/95 implementing Directive 90/314 / EC. The conditions described below are an integral part of the travel contract concluded between the participant and the organizing agency. This contract binds the Customer from the moment of final registration of the tours, as well as the Agency. Registration of the tours will be accepted up to the point where all seats for each coach or minibus have been reserved. In order to adequately prepare for visits planned to the archaeological sites, museums and places indicated.

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED AT LEAST 15 DAYS BEFORE TOUR DEPARTURE

Any bookings made after that date will be accepted subject to availability of seats on bus, services and entrance tickets to museums and archaeological sights. The program may be subject to adjustment if unforeseen needs make it necessary. Montitour reserves the right to cancel the tours, at any time prior to departure, with the only obligation of the restitution of the amount collected. The execution of the excursion is subject to the provision of a minimum number of participants fixed at 25 participants. The registered participant who decides to no longer take part of the tour, must give notice to Montitour by April 10th 2019, obtaining full refund of the amount paid. No compensation will be granted to those who do not participate in the trip without notice in the manner described above or who give up part of the tour which has already begun. The Agency cannot be held liable for any delays, road interruption, traffic, mechanical failures, strikes, damage or theft, of personal belongings or objects forgotten on the means of transport used, and of possible closure or restoration of museums, monuments, etc.

Montitour is authorized by deliberation n.2079 28/04/87 of Region of Lazio.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITES

viverelaniene@gmail.com – 0039.320.96.81.006

Outdoor activities in the Simbruini Natural Park

Just 30 minutes far from Fiuggi there is Subiaco, a magical place where nature and culture meet. Subiaco is a popular destination for lovers of outdoor sports and culture: it is set in the grassy uplands of the Simbruini Natural Park, where it is possible to come in contact with the reality of the fauna of the area, admire the green valleys, high peaks, beautiful views and interesting mountain villages.

Vivere l’Aniene offers many outdoor activities and cultural tours suitable for families, to make the holiday in Italy an unforgettable experience. In a day you can explore forests and canyons, sail down the Aniene river, visit places rich with history and culture, taste the dishes of our local cuisine.

Check out our calendar activities and find great things to do during your holiday!

viverelaniene@gmail.com – 0039.320.96.81.006
Soft Rafting and Hiking in the Simbruini Natural Park
Monday, April 22 2019
€ 89 p.p. (200 people max.)
Depart: 8:30 a.m. – Return: 7:00 p.m.
Departure and arrival from Fiuggi Grand Hotel Palazzo della Fonte

In the morning you will enjoy soft rafting in the Aniene River, discovering all of the wonders of the valley and the city of Subiaco. The Aniene River, characterized by its crystal clear and fast-running waters, will give you a thrilling experience full of adventure and enchanting scenery, all in total safety. Vivere l’Aniene will provide you with all of the equipment for the activity. In the afternoon you will enjoy a relaxing and pleasant excursion in the nature with expert trekking guides, to discover the wonderful beach-forest and geological features of the karst highland.

Soft rafting and hiking are suitable for all ages and are ideal for families. The children will have the time of their lives experiencing the thrills of true explorers… and the adults will rediscover that childhood excitement!

Equipment: Sport clothes, trekking or trail shoes, k-way. Please remember to bring with you a change of clothes shoes included.


viverelaniene@gmail.com – 0039.320.96.81.006

Canyoning or Orienteering and tour of the Paper Mill Museum “Borgo dei Cartai”
Wednesday, April 24 2019
€ 89 p.p. (25-100 people max.)
Depart: 8.30 a.m. – Return: 7.00 p.m.
Departure and arrival from Fiuggi Grand Hotel Palazzo della Fonte

In the morning you can choose to do orienteering or canyoning:
– Canyoning (25 people max.): a high impact emotional excursion, in which you will visit internal clefts and canyons. Incredible turquoise water, deep puddles for diving, water chutes, and little descents under natural arches. And, at the end, a beautiful lake where spend a funny day with the whole family. Vivere l’Aniene will provide you with all of the equipment for the activity.
– Orienteering (100 people max.): learning how to read a map and how to use a compass to discover nature and reach the goal! We will enjoy the excursion with orienteering games and challenging demonstration with map and compass, looking for your best way.

In the afternoon we will visit the Museum of handmade Paper Borgo dei Cartai, to discover how papermakers produced paper in ancient mills many centuries ago. The museum, divided into various sections, illustrates the historical phases of the processing of paper with equipment, documents and old instruments.

Canyoning Equipment: Sport clothes and a swimsuit. Please remember to bring with you a change of clothes, shoes and underwear.

Orienteering Equipment: Sport clothes, trekking or trail shoes, k-way.

viverelaniene@gmail.com – 0039.320.96.81.006
Orienteering and Soft Rafting in the Simbruini Natural Park
Thursday, April 25 2019
€ 49 p.p. (100 people max.)
Depart: 8.30 a.m. – Return: 12.00 a.m.
Departure and arrival from Fiuggi Grand Hotel Palazzo della Fonte

In the morning we will discover the wonders of nature learning how to read a map and how to use a compass. We will enjoy the excursion with orienteering games and challenging demonstration with map and compass, looking for your best way. Personalized routes for all levels, including options for children to ensure fun for everyone. Vivere l’Aniene will provide you with all of the equipment for the activity.

Soft rafting and orienteering are suitable for all ages and are ideal for families. The children will have the time of their lives experiencing the thrills of true explorers… and the adults will rediscover that childhood excitement!

Equipment: Sport clothes, trekking or trail shoes, k-way. Please remember to bring with you a change of clothes, shoes included.