Chiesa di Santo Stefano Rotondo
‘Such a panorama of horror and butchery no man could imagine in his sleep, though he were to eat a whole pig, raw, for supper.’ So wrote...
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 splendid enoteca is a few blocks from the Colosseo.
Taverna dei Quaranta
Tasty traditional food, honest prices, near the Colosseum but off the beaten track – there’s a lot to like about this laid-back,...
Villa Celimontana information
With its lawns and colourful flower beds, this leafy walled park is a wonderful place to escape the crowds and enjoy a summer picnic. At its centre is a 16th-century villa that was once owned by the Mattei family but now houses the Italian Geographical Society.