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  • Discovering Rome

    What to do and what to see on holiday in Rome

    Rome is a magical city: through its alleys you can breathe never forgotten scents, history exudes from every brick, and the paths are paved with cobblestones that you can find anywhere.

    The Relais Giulia allows you to enjoy the spectacle of the Eternal City starting from a strategic location: starting from via Giulia 98 the tourist references are all close at hand.

Castel Sant'Angelo

Sant'Angelo castel

Distance: 500 m

An imposing fortress in the center of Rome, lying on the banks of the Tiber, Castel Sant'Angelo was originally built in the 2nd century AD by the Emperor Hadrian, who made it his mausoleum. In the 4th century it became a papal fortress.

The homonymous bridge that leads to the structure, from which you can enjoy a splendid view of the city, is decorated with 10 statues depicting angels, all designed by Bernini in 1600.

Circo Massimo

Circus Maximus

Distance: 2,1 km

Ancient Roman circus, dedicated to horse racing, located in the valley between the Palatine and the Aventine, in the center of Rome.

It is remembered as a venue for games since the beginning of the history of the city: here also the mythical episode of the rape of the Sabine women took place, on the occasion of the games organized by Romulus in honor of the god Consus.

Colle Palatino

Palatine Hill

Distance: 2,8 km

One of the 7 hills of Rome, famous for being, according to the legend, the hill on which Romulus and Remus founded the city.

Climbing to the top, you can access the mythological cave and visit what remains of the residence of Augustus, the first emperor of Rome, and of many other palaces of the imperial era that stood in this area.

Colosseo

Colosseum

Distance: 2,6 km

In the heart of archaeological Rome, the Colosseum is certainly the symbol of the greatness and magnificence of the city, as well as the largest amphitheater in the world.

Built by the emperor Titus Flavius ​​Vespasian between 70 and 80 AD. and intended for gladiator fights, it is the most popular destination among tourists on holiday in Rome.

Fontana di Trevi

Trevi Fountain

Distance: 1,9 km

It is certainly one of the most important attractions in Rome and the most famous fountain in Europe.

A monumental work of great splendor, which every year attracts millions of tourists.

Foro Romano

Roman forum

Distance: 1,9 km

Heart of the city of ancient Rome, the Roman Forum once housed the public and religious life of the city.

In fact, markets, administrative buildings and temples were built in this area. With the help of a tour guide you will be able to relive the history of 20 centuries ago, through the monuments you will visit.

Pantheon

Pantheon

Distance: 1,3 km

Built in 27 BC by Marco Agrippa, son-in-law of Augustus, the Panthon was originally dedicated to the seven planetary divinities: hence the name 'Pantheon', which in Greek means 'of all the Gods'.

Characteristic is the large dome that can be admired inside, with the oculus (the opening in the dome), which gives unique lighting to the whole environment.

Piazza di Spagna

Piazza di Spagna

Distance: 2 km

Meeting point of the main streets of the center of Rome, the monumental staircase of Piazza di Spagna, which leads to the church of the Trinità dei Monti, is one of the most popular places in the city.

As an ornament of the square you will find the Barcaccia fountain, designed by Pietro Bernini for Pope Urban III and built by his son Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1627.

Piazza Navona

Piazza Navona

Distance: 750 m

Splendid baroque-style square located in the center of Rome and a must for tourists.

Characterized by the presence of three beautiful fountains: the Fountain of the Four Rivers, the largest and most majestic, the Fontana del Moro, the oldest, the Fountain of Neptune, located on the opposite side of the square.

Piazza Venezia

Venice plaza

Distance: 1,6 km

One of the main squares of the city of Rome, houses the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, known as Altare della Patria, from whose roof you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view over the entire city.

Next to the square, don't miss the Trajan's column, characterized by bas-reliefs that trace the military conquests of the emperor.

San Pietro

Saint Peter

Distance: 0,8 km

Inserted within the Vatican City, St. Peter's Basilica is one of the largest buildings in the world as well as the largest of the papal basilicas.

If you spend your holidays in Rome, do not miss a visit inside the Basilica, with the famous Sistine Chapel frescoed by Michelangelo Buonarroti, the sumptuous gardens, the sacred caves, the tombs of the popes and the Vatican museums with unique works of art brought together by the Papacy.

Villa Borghese

Villa Borghese

Distance: 2,1 km

Beautiful park in the center of Rome and a source of inspiration for famous artists, nusicians and writers, Villa Borghese perfectly combines nature and art within its gardens.

Far from the chaos of the city, you will be able to find peace and tranquility here, perceiving, among the views of the park, all the splendor of time.

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