The Apartment Aisa 168 is located in the historical center of Rome, in the quarter of Esquilin, just a few minutes from the railway station Roma Termini and from the metro station Vittorio Emanuele and several bus- and train stations away. You can easily reach many of the tourists sight-seeing, for example the Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, the Basilica San Giovanni, the Coliseum and the Forum Romano by walk.
You find the apartment Aisa 168 in a typical house, built about 1880.
The apartment, located on the fifth floor (with elevator), has a large entrance room, a kitchen, two communicated double rooms with place for 4 persons and a further large double room. In the large double room the owner can add also a third bed. Finally the apartment offers space for 7 persons. Two bathrooms, one large with bath and washing machine and on little with shower, are at the guest's disposal.
Being on fifth and last floor the apartment is light-flooded and relatively quiet for a so large city.
WE PROVIDE 1 PORTABLE UNIT FOR AIRCONDITIONING AND FUNS.
The neighborhood, called Piazza Vittorio, is a lively immigrant area, with lots of ethnic food shops, the biggest covered food market in Rome just a block away, and a great Indian restaurant, called Himalaya's Kashmir, a few doors away. The location is very convenient, being just a 5-minute walk from Termini station, where you'll find the metro stops for both lines, bus stops that will take you all around the city, and the trains, including the airport train.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ostia 30 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rome Fuimicino 32 km, Nearest railway: Roma Termini 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The region of Lazio, rich of culture and nature, is situated in the centre of Italy.
Hilly landscapes with olive- and vine cultivations and the lakes Bracciano and Bolzena characterizes the north of the region. The culturally heydays are the famous Etruscan excavation and the sulphur-wells, where you can spoil your skin under the open sky.
Rome is the culturally and economically center as well as the capital city of Italy, located directly in the heartland of Lazio.
Mountains are in the south, rising above 2000 meters; lower, heading the coast the gentle green slopes are overgrown with orange-and lemon trees and olive-and vine cultivations.
The coast is uneven, sandy beaches alternate rocky cliffs, suggestive little bays and hills are covered with Mediterranean spontaneous vegetation (macchia mediterranea).
Thousands of years of history signed the landscape, increasing the cultural value of this land: Excavations from the Roman and the pre-Roman time (Etruscan, Ausonia and Aurunci), medieval towns, monasteries and convents, make the stay in Lazio always an astonishing experience.
The region has many nature reserves and little protected oasis; very beautiful for short walks, hiking tours or trekking.
The Garigliano river natural park at the board with Campania offers multiple opportunities to come in contact with the lush river vegetation and the wild animals that inhabit along the banks.
Thermal springs are to find in the region of Viterbo, Tivoli and Fiuggi and in the south in Suio.
Located in the south of the region, The Pontine Islands join sensational nature, clear water, characteristic fisher towns and Roman culture. The main Island Ponza is also called pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The food and wine tradition might deserve its own chapter: fish and seafood on the coast; rustically cuisine in the countryside (meat and sausage, cheese and a lot of different vegetables), buffalo mozzarella, and olives of Gaeta are only some examples.
Lots of tasty and important wines are available for experts and curious tasters, thanks to the unique warm weather and the composition of the soil.
The area between south of Lazio and northern Campania, named Campania Felix by the ancient Roman, produces since centuries a particular wine, called Falernus, one of the many wine excellence of the area.
Mediterranean flair, a museum beneath the open sky, delicious ice-cream and Italian food, the St. Pedro and thousand other churches… these and many more interesting things you can find in Rome. Enjoy your stay in the Italian capital and get into the history of two thousand years.
Rome, also named as "the eternal city", because of playing a part as the capitol city of the Roman Empire in ancient times, is located in the region of Latium at the shores of the river Tiber close to the Tyrrhenian Sea. The climate is typical Mediterranean; pleasant warm and dry in summer, wet and mild in the winter months.
Important traffic junctions are the two passenger airports Roma - Fuimicino and Roma-Ciampino. Further, Rome has good traffic connection with express bus lines, city busses, trains, tram and tube (Metropolitana).
Not only the ancient city walls, the triumphal arches, the unique churches and the popular places are worth seeing to explore, but also the catacombs - wide branched subterranean constructions, where Christians performed their church services and funerals and further the Castel Sant Angelo. The Castel Sant Angelo was erected and used as a mausoleum for the roman Emperor Hadrian; after altered section in the Middle Ages it were used as a fortress.
Further you can visit the Vatican, an independent state in the middle of Rome with the famous St Peter's Basilica. The Vatican is the domicile of the Bishop of Rome and therefore of the Pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
You can visit many interesting and worth seeing exhibitions in numerously museum of the city about art, culture and the history of the ancient world and the Middle Age. In an old monastery, once planned by Michelangelo, you can visit the Museo Nazionale Romano delle Terme with old roman and Greek sculptures and objects. The oldest museum of Rome is the Capitoline Museum, opened in 1471. The Capitoline Museum has the most significant collection of art from all museums in Rome beside the larger Museum of the Vatican.
Especially worth seeing are the Roman Forum (Forum Romanum) and the Imperial Forum, the Pantheon, the only and almost completely remained dome building of the ancient time (erected in 27 B.C., reconstructed between 118 and 128 AD), the impressive Colosseum (completion in 80 AD), the Amphitheatre, the largest one of the ancient history and the Caracalla-Therms (erected in the year 21 AD).
Rome is a leading actor in the Italian cultural life until today. Teatro dell' Opera di Roma is one of the largest and most famous opera in Italy; the performance take place in the Caracalla-Therms in summer. Further, approximately 20 theatre and six concert halls offers a varied program out of summer. One of the oldest theatres in Rome is the Teatro Argentina with a foundation in the year 1732.
Touristic sight-seeing at the outskirts of Rome, to reach by bus, car or train:
- Palestria, sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia
- Rocca Pia, medieval fortress, erected by Pope Kalixtus II, named to Pope Pius II
- Medieval old town centre of Trivoli
- Ostia Antica and sea, archaeological excavation and seaport of the ancient Romans and beach (Lidos and public beaches exit stop/station Lido Centro or Stella Polare)
- Parco Nationale Del Circeo (75 km south from Rome). The archipelago is a marvelous and unique nature area. The national park Circeo rose in the year 1934 with the aim to protect the environment and to create a strong holding net near to nature biotic communities between plants and animals.
A special feature in Rome and Ostia are about 2500 small drinking fountain. Fontanellen with best water quality called "Nasoni" (the Romans call them loving "Nasone"). But the water of the monumental fountains is not for drinking. If you read the note "Acqua non potabile" don't drink it.
Enjoy your stay in the Italian capital - Mediterranean flair, nightlife, many shopping possibilities, historical sight-seeing... - get into the history of two thousand years.