Nature Attractions in Rome

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  • Rome is all about being outside, whether people-watching under umbrellas in a piazza or bicycling down the Via Appia Antica. Being outside is top priority in a city choc=a-bloc with pedicured parks, bike paths, tennis clubs and mountain climbing. And, of course, just outside the city there's even more activities to discover from beaches to mountains, and from olive groves to catacombs. Whether taking advantage of public transportation and heading out to Tivoli for Villa d'Este and Villa Adriana or Ostia Antica, getting outside is a must. The most beautiful Roman villas and tombs (Appia Antica) are just outside the city. Most tourists focus on the center, so get off the beaten path, breathe some clean air and walk around. Rome also has several large parks, known as "villa"- like Villa Borghese, Villa Pamphilj and Villa Celimontana. Filled with things to do from puppet theatres to biking and rollerblading, most Romans tend to hang out for afternoon picnic and a suntan.

    Villa Borghese

    Villa Borghese

    Rome's most beloved park whether by foot, hoof, wheels or magic carpet... read more

    Villa Celimontana

    piazza della Navicella

    Open-Air Museum... read more

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    Appia Antica

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    42 Via Appia Antica

    Bucolic walk on Rome's oldest road... read more

    Arco di Villa Pamphilj (L')

    viale di Villa Pamphilj

    Triumphal arch... read more

    Ostia Antica's Ruins

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    Viale dei Romagnoli 717

    Ancient Roman port ruins about 20 minutes from the city... read more

    Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este Half-Day Trip from Rome

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    Orto Botanico

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    Largo Cristina di Svezia 24

    A profusion of colours... read more

    Garden of Oranges

    piazza Pietro d'Illiria

    Aventine Hill's Masterpiece... read more

    Baths of Caracalla (Terme di Caracalla)

    Viale Terme di Caracalla, 52

    Largest urban bathhouse in the entire Roman empire... read more

    Palatine (The)

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    Via San Gregorio

    Ancient Rome's residential area for kings, senators, patricians and emperors... read more
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