Most Roman people consider this area the place where they would like to live. The location, central and safe but not touristy, next to Villa Borghese and Via Veneto (known for Federico Fellini' s movie ‘La Dolce Vita'), is one of the best in Rome, a prestigious area of liberty villas and parks, at walking distance from historic center and very well connected to all the main sights. So, coming here, you have the chance to reach every interesting place of Rome in a short time, while enjoying a special place, apart from the mess of overcrowded areas.
Although Roma’ traffic is chaotic, it is a real hidden isle of peace, the ideal place to welcome you after a day spent wandering around the city or in and out of the shops, just round the corner, everything you could possibly need is within walking distance: supermarkets, excellent restaurants and nice pizzerias, wine bars, markets and shopping centers, cafés, banks with ATM, pharmacies, kiosks, laundries, hospital, churches.
Termini railway station (terminal of trains and shuttles from Rome airports) and Tiburtina railway station are very close and well connected by bus/metro (just 10 min. by taxi).
Thanks to the position and the prestige of the area, most Embassies and Consulates are located in the neighbourhood.
Many bus lines stops are just round the corner, metro station (‘Policlinico’) is 15 min on foot.
Since there are so many sites to visit in Rome, it’s impossible to stay close to all of them. The key is in having good connections that allow you to reach every place seamless.
And from over here you find lines to reach the Pantheon and the Trevi fountain in 15 minutes, a little bit more for Coliseum or Vatican or Eataly or Trastevere, the Appian way by metro, the same for trains to Ostia antica, …
THE ATTRACTIONS IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD:
You find in the surroundings the parks that make Rome so enchanting as well as relevant historical and art sites:
VILLA BORGHESE, the most beautiful public park in Rome. It features a lake, temples, fountains, statues and several museums. The BORGHESE GALLERY, housed in the wonderful Villa Borghese, contains an unmissable collection of sculptures and pictures from masters like Bernini, Canova, Titian, Rubens, Raphael.
VILLA TORLONIA, the state residence of Mussolini since 1920s. The beautiful neoclassical villa is surrounded by the most renowned 'English landscape' garden in Italy.
The splendid COMPLEX of S. AGNES BASILICA and SANTA COSTANZA MAUSOLEUM, erected by the Emperor Constantine's daughter. It includes the CATACOMBS and is a unique example of early Christian complex of buildings.
The CATACOMB OF PRISCILLA, known as the 'Queen of the Catacombs' in antiquity on account of the fact that seven early popes and many martyrs were buried there.
The MACRO - Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, located in a former factory, exhibits works of Italian artists from the 1960s to these days.
The extraordinary QUARTIERE COPPEDE', a rather unknown attraction of Rome, just a few steps away. It is a group of Art-Nouveau buildings renowned for their architecture featuring floral, mythological and medieval effects, a fanciful style mixing Liberty and Gothic characters so that the Coppedé quarter feels like a setting straight out of a fantasy world.
VILLA ADA, one of the Rome's largest public park, was the former residence and hunting reserve of the Italian royal family.