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The ancient amphitheatre and tombs of Horiatii and Curatii.


A 16th Century palace rebuilt by Bernini.

A small city on the lake shores of Lake Bolsena with medieval buildings in the centre.

A medieval hill town 40 km from Rome.

A small medieval hamlet 50 km form Rome.

Castel Gandolfo
A Bernini designed church with fountain.

Frascati, just over 20 km form Rome is a relaxed hill town famous for it's white wine reachable by train from Roma Termini.

Known for the Abbey of San Nilo founded in 1004 by St. Nilus.

I Castelli Romani
To the south east of Rome and an area of lakes and forest.


Ostia Antica
Rome's ancient harbour 30 minutes by train from Stazione Ostiense and gives an idea of what a roman city was like. Impressive remains of the Roman settlement which used to be the military garrison for the defence of the river entrance as well as shipyard, gathering place for the Roman fleet, and provisioning centre. Ostia Antica, Viale dei Romagnoli 717 (06 56 35 80 99).

Ostia Lido
The nearest beach to Rome with boardwalk and marina.

This beautiful island is located 3 hours from Rome and is well worth the trip. There are lovely beaches and coves that are ideal for swimming and sunbathing. A great way to take in the delights of the island is to hire a small motorboat. Ponza is an idylic place to have a few drinks and enjoy some anitpasto delights while having a break from the musuem and church hopping of Rome.

An ancient town with the Temple of Fortuna that dates to the 2BC.

The Castello Caetani dominates and dates back to the 1200's.

The fortified town of Tarqunia overlooks the sea with medieval streets and the 12th Century church of Santa Maria di Castella.

An old town with the Villa d'Este with 2.000 fountains laid out on sloping gardens.Also the home of Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli is only 20km from Rome.

Villa Aldobrandini
Construction started in 1598 by Giacomo della Porta and completed 100 years later.

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