Villa Celimontana Entrance
The monumental main entrance to Villa Celimontana park.
Chiesa di Santo Stefano Rotondo
Set in its own secluded grounds, this haunting church boasts a porticoed facade and a round, columned interior. But what really gets the...
Basilica di SS Giovanni e Paolo & Case Romane
While there’s little of interest at this much-tweaked 4th-century church, the Roman houses that lie beneath it are fascinating....
This vaulted, softly lit bar is the perfect antidote to sightseeing overload. Join the mellow crowd for an evening of wine and jazz...
Taverna dei Quaranta
Tasty traditional food and a prime location – near the Colosseum but just off the beaten track – are the hallmarks of this family-run...
Villa Celimontana information
With its grassy banks and colourful flower beds, this leafy park is a wonderful place to escape the crowds and enjoy a summer picnic. At its centre is a 16th-century villa housing the Italian Geographical Society.