Routes and strolls through Roma
Situated next to the River Tiber, Rome’s Trastevere district is packed full of cosy restaurants, nightclubs, small piazzas and designer shops.
Villa Borghese is Rome’s green oasis and the location of the Borghese Museum and Gallery, which houses masterpieces by Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio and Raphael.
Palatine Hill was where Romulus founded the Italian capital in Roman mythology. The emperors of the Roman Empire made it their home. Discover its history and legends.
Rome’s Piazza del Popolo may be famous for its ‘twin’ churches but it has plenty of secrets waiting to be discovered.
The entire Piazza San Pietro is worthy of exploration, from its unusual oval shape to its central obelisk and more.
The Basilica of St. Mary Major is one of the four largest Catholic Church basilicas and it is the most important temple dedicated to the Virgin Mary in the world.
Piazza del Campidoglio lies at the top of one of Rome’s seven hills and is surrounded with museums and ancient temples, not to mention steeped in history and legend.
The small Roman town of Castel Gandolfo has a past that stretches all the way back to the Italic tribes that once lived in the region, and the popes of days gone by would summer here.
Ponte Milvio (the Milvian Bridge) is known as the ‘padlock bridge’ and, thanks to author Federico Moccia, it is undoubtedly the most romantic bridge in Rome.
Giardino degli Aranci, or Orange Garden, is the name locals give Savello park on Aventine Hill. It is surrounded by orange groves and has panoramic views over Rome.