Leaving aside the several, impressive sites which witness the magnificence of Rome, such as Imperial Forum, Colosseum, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, the Baroque Squares such as Piazza Navona and Trevi Fountain, the Vatican …
JUST SOME OF OURS FAVORITE PLACES IN ROME
Borghese Gallery, certainly one of the most underrated sites in Rome, the Borghese Gallery and park is a must for fine art lovers, with its stunning collection of Renaissance and Baroque paintings, and some of the finest sculptures of Bernini.
Villa Borghese Gardens a large park just at the top of the Via Veneto, just a short walk up from Spanish Steps. When you want to get away, go there just outside the city walls, it is as breathtaking as it is vast, and the perfect place for a picnic, or a stroll. There are gorgeous ponds, fountains, ruins, piazzas, museums, small fields, trails
Campo de’ Fiori Market one of the best outdoor markets in Italy. Here you’ll find many vendors of fresh fruits, vegetables, pasta, olive oil, and the namesake flowers. It’s very lively from early morning until late afternoon, when the market is open.
The Rome’s Secret Garden: Located on Rome’s Aventine Hill, the gardens are the headquarters of the Knights of Malta, Two doors guard the garden and keep the keyhole through which you can see the city and St. Peters Basilica
Trastevere district, on the west bank of the Tiber River, it is a picturesque escape from the crowds and sights of central Rome, offering mazes of narrow lanes and cobblestone streets, filled with cafes, restaurants, shops and courtyards and above all one can find there the authentic Rome.
Many gardens in Rome, such as the small enchanting Garden of the Orange Trees, the Gardens of the Knights of Malta, the Rose Garden.
Rome is home of great, tasty food and our Foodie guide will be glad to lead you on a visit of renown gastronomic shops where you will taste the best pizza, fried vegetables, local focaccia, creamy cappuccino and more … experience of the Roman way of life.
Lazio region keeps amazing sites and gardens, such as the incredible UNESCO World Heritage site of Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli, it was the estate-retreat built by Emperor Hadrian, sprawling over 300 acres, larger than the Vatican State.
It is a miniature city and an oversized house at the same time. Villa Adriana combines all the essential attributes of timeless architecture: the romantic set-up, the correspondence of building and landscape and all the elements of construction – arch, wall, column and space. It will give you insight to Emperor Hadrian’s life-style and interest in architecture and art during the 2nd century A.D.
The medieval, Papal town of Viterbo with its amazing cathedral and the Papal Palace, the distrct of San Pellegrino with the old house and the small cobbled- stoned streets.
Civita di Bagnoregio, a romantic ghost village, noted for its striking location at the top of a plateau of fraibl, volcanic tuff, overlooking the Tiber river valley.
The Ancient Tarquinia: Tarquinia, close to the coast and 92 km north of Rome, offers a unique opportunity to view, far from the crowd in Rome, exceptional ancient murals and artifacts. Tarquinia was one of the 12 cities of ancient Etruria, the first known civilization in the regions of Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. A portion of the tombs at the Tarquinia Necropolis contain detailed murals painted onto the stone walls and ceilings. Bright colors are used artfully to depict all manner of creatures and objects from musical instruments and olive trees to dancing men and women, diving dolphins, flying birds, fierce lions and more. The quality of the images will stupefy you, particularly considering that the murals date back to between the 6th and 2nd centuries, B.C.
Several awesome gardens: Landriana and Ninfa Gardens, Castel Giuliano and San Liberato, Villa Caprarola, Castello di Vignanello and Bomarzo, just to mention a few of them.
Ciociaria area in southern Lazio is a gourmet destination for food lovers. This land is famous for its olive oils, the cheeses made with sheep’ s, goat’ s or buffalos milk, for the noble local grapes and for the preparation of dishes with vegetables selected in centuries of good farming.