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Walks & Excursions

Needless to say Rome from the top is beautiful! Below are listed some of the most stunning view points of the eternal city.


Parco degli Aranci (Parco Savello)

This small park is lined with orange trees and offers a magnificent panoramic view over the Tiber river and Rome.

Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta

A look through the keyhole in the great door to the priory of the Knights of Malta offers a charming surprise.


A stunning view of the city can be enjoyed here. The Pincio is located on top of Piazza del Popolo and is named after the Pinci family which owned it in the 4th century.

Trinità dei Monti

Enjoy the panoramic view from the church of Trinità dei Monti after climbing  the widest and longest staircase in Europe of Piazza di Spagna.

Villa Medici

The villa offers one of the best views of Rome and a good way to get inside the building is to visit one of the regular art exhibitions held here.

St. Peter’s dome (after 537 steps)

It is possible to reach the top of the Cupola (dome) by climbing the 537 narrow steps: once at top the view of the square below and of Rome is unforgettable.

Castel Sant’Angelo

Originally built between 135 and 139 as the mausoleum of the Emperor Hadrian, from the 14th century it was converted into a fortress, prison and papal residence. There is a panoramic view of Rome from the top of this monument.

Gianicolo: Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi

This piazza on a hill that overlooks the city sits like a terrace on the 17th century bastions of the Gianicolo, offers a stunning panoramic view of Rome.


Rome is one of the most green cities in Europe. Villa Celimotana, Colle Oppio, Villa Borghese, Villa Ada, Villa Pamphili, Villa Algardi, Villa Aldobrandini, Villa Torlonia ( casina delle civette), Parco degli Acquedotti  and Appia Antica, Parco degli Aranci, Roseto comunale (in spring), Orto botanico in Trastevere are some of the beautifull green areas that you can visit.