When I need a break from the chaotic city life Villa Borghese park is my destination.
This is the third largest park in Rome and the most central one, in fact it’s really easy getting there with the metro (Spagna or Flaminio Stop on Line A) and in my opinion it’s the most beautiful one.
If the weather is nice you can spend an entire day here in total relaxation. I love having a picnic on the lawn. If I feel sporty I like renting a bike (€ 4 p/hour or € 12/day) or a risciò (€ 10 – 20 depends on the seat numbers) or maybe a boat because there is a little lake with a nice temple in the middle (€ 3 p.person). Then it’s time for some culture! I recommend going to one of the museums in the park like the Galleria Borghese, National Gallery of Modern Art or Bioparco which is the zoological garden of the city.
In this park there is even a theatre called Silvano Toti Globe which is a reproduction of the Globe Theatre in London (Check the event list).
How to end your visit? Of course with watching the sunset at the Pincio Terrace where you have a breathtaking view of the city’s domes.
Villa Borghese | Art & culture, Bars, Coffee & tea, Relaxing, Theaters | Free