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VATICAN ROME 40% DISCOUNT CENTER CITY

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ground floor, lounge

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

The apartment is a LOFT PENTHOUSE, on THE TOP FLOOR OF A 4 STOREY BUILDING WITH LIFT, very bright and quiet. It is located three blocks walk from the entrance of St. Peter's Basilica and a block from the Vatican Museums, and is at the center of commercial and culinary life of the eternal city.

THE PENTHOUSE OF 110 SQUARE METERS (1200 SQFT) IS DISTRIBUTED OVER TWO FLOORS AND COMPRISES TWO HUGE ROOMS.

FIRST DIVIDED AREA in the ground floor and first floor:

- on the ground floor, a very large and bright living room with three sofas to sit 8 people comfortably. One of the sofas can be transformed into a comfortable double bed (160x190 cm / 63x75 inches). The antique table is for 4 people, with a vintage console. In the living room is the digital terrestrial television, and the router's Wi-Fi network highspeed (4G), which covers the whole house, which is accessed with a password provided at the time of check-in. The Wi-Fi is complimentary, included in the rental price.

- on the first floor, the kitchen complete with all appliances, dishes, pots, glasses, with dining table for 6 people. In the kitchen we have a dishwasher, conventional oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge, freezer.

ACCORDING ENVIRONMENT, divided between ground floor and first floor:

- ground floor: A MASTER BEDROOM WITH KING-SIZE BED (200x200 cm / 77x80 inches) and an antique desk and air conditioning.

bathroom with window and bath / shower, bidet. The bathroom is complete with towels, soaps, shampoo, shower gel and all the essential to start a stay. In the bathroom there is a hair dryer for your hair, also.

- on the first floor, a master bedroom with walk in closet, and a fan.

The bedrooms and the sofa bed will be supplied complete with sheets and blankets. The beds, bedsteads, mattresses, duvet, blankets and pillows are new.

The house has a large library, stocked with books of art and current events, in various languages. The books can be read and put back in their place. The furniture is antique, it requires special attention.

The heating is independent, air conditioning is provided by two very powerful machines. The climate in Rome is always quite temperate, except in July and March.

THE AREA AND TRANSPORTATION, HOW TO ARRIVE AND EXPLORE ROME

The apartment is located three blocks walk from St. Peter's Basilica and a block from the Vatican Museums. The elegant but at the same time commercial and touristy, given its proximity to the Vatican and the famous Via Cola di Rienzo, full of shops. Near the apartment there are supermarkets, grocery stores, laundromats, movie theaters in 3D, museums, churches, numerous restaurants and pizzerias, and a short walk the historic center of Rome. For those who do not want to walk, the metro Line A, Ottaviano, is located 50 meters from the apartment. Also at 50 meters is Piazza Risorgimento, where many bus and tram stops for all directions and in which there is also a taxi rank. Below the apartment there are free public parking spaces (white stripes), paid (blue lines). There are also private pay. The Fiumicino airport is 30 minutes away by taxi, 1 hour by train + subway. Ciampino Airport is 45 minutes away by taxi, 1.30 h bus + subway. Termini Station is at 15 minunts by taxi, 25 minutes by metro. Metro stop to the apartment is Ottaviano.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Fregene 25 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Int'l Fiumicino Airport (FCO) 25 km, Nearest railway: Termini and Tiburtina high speed train station 3 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided

The Lazio region

Rome (/ˈroʊm/; Italian: Roma pronounced [ˈroːma] ( listen); Latin: Rōma) is a city and special comune (named "Roma Capitale") in Italy. Rome is the capital of Italy and also of the Province of Rome and of the region of Lazio. With 2.9 million residents in 1,285.3 km2 (496.3 sq mi), it is also the country's largest and most populated comune and fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. The urban area of Rome extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of around 3.8 million.[2] Between 3.2 and 4.2 million people live in Rome metropolitan area.[3][4][5][6][7] The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of Tiber river. Vatican City is an independent country within the city boundaries of Rome, the only existing example of a country within a city: for this reason Rome has been often defined as capital of two states.[8][9]

Rome's history spans more than two and a half thousand years, since its legendary founding in 753 BC. Rome is one of the oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe. It is referred to as "The Eternal City" (Latin: Roma Aeterna), a central notion in ancient Roman culture.[10] In the ancient world it was successively the capital city of the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, and is regarded as one of the birthplaces of Western civilization. Since the 1st century AD, Rome has been considered the seat of the Papacy and in the 8th century it became the capital of the Papal States, which lasted until 1870. In 1871 Rome became the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, and in 1946 that of the Italian Republic.

After the Middle Ages, almost all the popes since Nicholas V (1422–55) pursued coherently along four hundred years an architectonic and urbanistic program aimed to make of the city the world`s artistic and cultural center.[11] Due to that, Rome became first one of the major centers of the Italian Renaissance along with Florence,[12] and then the birthplace of Baroque style. Famous artists and architects, such as - to name just a few - Bramante, Michelangelo, Raphael and Bernini, made of the city the center of their activity, creating masterpieces like St Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, Raphael Rooms and St. Peter's Square.

Rome has the status of a global city.[13][14][15] In 2011, Rome was the 18th-most-visited city in the world, 3rd most visited in the European Union, and the most popular tourist attraction in Italy.[16] Its historic centre is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.[17] Monuments and museums such as the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum are among the world's most visited tourist destinations with both locations receiving millions of tourists a year. Rome hosted the 1960 Summer Olympics and is the seat of United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Rome

Vatican City Listeni/ˈvætɨkən ˈsɪti/, officially Vatican City State (Italian: Stato della Città del Vaticano;[note 4] pronounced [ˈstaːto della t͡ʃitˈta (d)del vatiˈkaːno]), a walled enclave within the city of Rome, with an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 842,[1] is the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world by both area and population.

Vatican City is an ecclesiastical[1] or sacerdotal-monarchical[2] state ruled by the Bishop of Rome—the Pope. The highest state functionaries are all Catholic clergy of various national origins. It is the sovereign territory of the Holy See (Latin: Sancta Sedes) and the location of the Pope's official residence, referred to as the Apostolic Palace. The Popes have generally resided in the area that in 1929 became Vatican City since the return from Avignon in 1377, but have also at times resided in the Quirinal Palace in Rome and elsewhere.

The independent city-state was established in 1929 by the Lateran Treaty, signed by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Gasparri, on behalf of Pope Pius XI and by Prime Minister Benito Mussolini on behalf of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy. The treaty spoke of it as a new creation,[7] not as a vestige of the much larger Papal States (756–1870) that had previously encompassed much of central Italy. Vatican City is distinct from the Holy See,[note 5] which dates back to early Christianity and is the main episcopal see of 1.2 billion Latin and Eastern Catholic adherents around the globe.

In the city, there are cultural sites such as St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. They feature some of the world's most famous paintings and sculptures. The unique economy of Vatican City is supported financially by the sale of postage stamps and tourist mementos, fees for admission to museums, and the sale of publications.

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L' appartamento, centrale e anche vicino a una stazione della metro, è arredato in modo chic ed è dotato di molti comfort. La pulizia e il servizio di cortesia sono eccellenti ! Siamo stati dav… More

grazie!! siamo contenti che vi sia piaciuto e speriamo torniate presto a trovarci!
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