Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Casaraffaela is located on the second floor and is very quite as it faces the inner courtyard, where there is a nice garden with palms and exotic plants. It is composed of a large room with a double bed, with a handy new LaTeX mattress and a seating area with a sofa bed for 1/2-seater French measure, a small bedroom with, single bed, corridor, kitchenette, bathroom with bathtub, balcony, Central heating and elevator.
Note: the apartment has been recently renovated and all furniture and accessories are new.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Ciampino, Nearest railway: Stazione tuscolana|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Lazio region
The climate of the region, monitored by more than 40 weather stations, shows a significant variability from area to area. In general, along the coast, the temperature varies between 90-10 ° C 24-25 ° C in January and July, rainfall is rather low along the northern coast.
Lazio has many parks, reserves and other protected natural areas. Among these are certainly important and popular national parks such as the Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, Parco Nazionale del Circeo, Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga and the Regional Natural Reserve Tor Caldara.
Lazio is one of the most important for Italian culture, European and world for its contents as historical, artistic, archaeological, architectural, religious and cultural. The immense extraordinary legacy hosted by the city of Rome is just one among hundreds of points of interest between countries, churches, monasteries, monuments and various sites in the region. Rome alone has 16% of arts and cultural heritage around the world.
World Heritage Sites in Lazio historical centre of Rome, the Holy See extraterritorial properties in the city and the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls are among the objects protected by UNESCO as patrimony of the city.
In Lazio, the Villa Adriana and Villa d'Este in Tivoli and the Etruscan necropolis of Cerveteri and Tarquinia are among the protected sites.
The tourist sites in Rome, range time and forms, from archaeological sites, most notably the Roman Forum, monuments like the Colosseum with which the city is identified, the churches Who, with St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican make it the centre of Catholicism, arches, bridges, fountains, walls and their doors, the monuments, squares and streets.
In all that you can simply enjoy going around the city you can still add a lot more, thanks to the important cultural offerings date from Roman museums.
It is situated in San Giovanni (St Johannes), which is a historical suburb (or quarter) of Rome and also one of the largest in extension. It is located in a central area all along the Aurelian Walls (Mura Aureliane) which embraces the old historical part of the city.
Still within walking distance are other historical locations and fine example of architecture such as the Domus Aurea (emperor Nero's residence), Church of Saint Clement, Santa Maria Maggiore and the Colosseo.
There are many green areas in the neighbourhood and nearby is the"Appian Way Regional Park", which contains several items of archaeological interest, as well as a considerable ecological value with 78 species of birds and fauna.
Also in a not far distance is Villa Celimontana, situated on the summit of the Celian Hill. The villa is best known for its gardens and its grounds cover most of the valley between the Aventine Hill and the Caelian. In the summer months the Festival of Jazz takes place in the villa. It is also worth of mention the splendid Villa dei Quintili on the 4th Mile of the Appian Way.
The centre of the quarter is Piazza Re di Roma, which becomes an ice skating rink, surrounded by traditional stalls.
The square is cut through by the Appia Way, which in ancient times connected Rome to the port of Brindisi, in Apulia on the way to Greece and the Middle East.
The area is a shopping district, and the portion of the Appia Way from San Giovanni Gate to the Alberone has plenty of shops of all kinds: clothing, shoes, home wear and even high fashion. In this area you can find many restaurant, bistrot, supermarket and everything you need.
The market of Via Sannio is a special place worth a visit, Romans love to indulge on the stalls to find the best and cheapest deal. You can find anything from vintage clothes to camping or fishing equipment.
It is in minutes walking from Casaraffaella.
The 1st of May is a bank holiday and in San Giovanni square, right in front of the basilica, the biggest recurring event of Rome takes place every year: the Labour Day Concert, which is an all-day free live music festival, and it hosts almost all the relevant Italian pop acts and features some international rock star.
Transports; the nearest underground stations (within less than 5 mins walking from the apartment) are in Piazza re di Roma and in Piazza San Giovanni, and in 5 stops you can reach the Spanish Steps without changing line.
Several buses connect the area to all other parts of Rome and they run all day and all night.