Capena, with its mild weather, close proximity to Rome and abundance of interesting sites and attractions, makes a wonderful spot for a holiday holiday. No matter the time of year that you visit, you will be able to enjoy the out of doors and all of the best that Capena has to offer.
With Rome nearby, there is no limit to the number of ways that travellers to Capena can spend their time. In addition to the countless ruins, building and museums to explore, many come to the area to explore the many antique stores in the area. This is a wonderful place to find that one of a kind treasure that can serve as a reminder of your holiday to Capena. There are a number of beautiful wineries and vineyards within a short drive of Capena. Consider setting aside a day to participate in a group wine tasting tour, or just explore the beautiful landscapes of the vineyards on your own. Of course, as with a holiday to any part of Italy, there is much eating to be done. Be sure to top off your meal with some delicious gelato that is oft poorly imitated in other parts of the world.
There are many interesting attractions to visit in and around Capena. There are the expected ancient structures, such as the Coliseum, which was built in the 1st century. The impressive theatre could hold up to 50,000 people who would come to watch a variety of “shows”, many of them violent and barbaric. The Gardens of Villa Borghese provide visitors with a chance to enjoy the out of doors. There are large green spaces in this public park and kids are welcome to feed the turtles or even enjoy a pony ride. Visitors that enjoy visiting museums must pay a visit to the Capitoline Museum. This museum houses hundreds of priceless artefacts and pieces of art from many well-known artists. The museum itself has a history as well. It is the oldest museum in all of Italy, and first opened to the public in 1734.
The weather in Capena is quite mild throughout the year as compared to other parts of Italy. During the summer months, the average temperature is about 28 degrees. During the winter it drops to a quite manageable average temperature of about 13 degrees.
Those travelling to Capena often fly into Roma Ciampino Airport (CIA), located about 37 km away. There is also a railway station in Capena providing another option for travellers.