Situated in the heart of the cosmopolitan metropolis that is Rome, the Villa Borghese & Parioli area really does provide you with the perfect base from which to explore this fascinating Italian capital city. This area is just to the north-east of The Vatican State and this means that the smallest separate country in the world is close by for your perusal. You will find that your holidays in Villa Borghese & Parioli area are most likely to be spent in a central apartment. This will allow you to experience the typical Italian way of life for the duration of your stay.
Travellers on their holidays to Villa Borghese & Parioli area find that they are located in an ideal part of the city to explore all of Rome’s main sights. For a start, The Vatican State is very close by and delights such as St. Peter’s Square and The Sistine Chapel are a must for any visitor to this city; even if you do not profess to be of a religious bent, you will still enjoy your time spent here. Other activities that are widely available in Villa Borghese & Parioli area include the likes of swimming, cycling (but do take care on the Roman roads!), jogging, roller skating and there are some good golf courses situated more towards the outskirts of Rome.
You really will be spoilt for choice when it comes to places to visit on your holidays in Villa Borghese & Parioli area. In fact, Rome is well known for being one of the most historic cities in the world and therefore attractions of this nature pop-up around every street corner. The Roman ruins are what attract the majority of the visitors to this fascinating city: The Colosseum is more than two thousand years old and when you walk around the remains of this awesome structure, you really do feel that gruesome history connected with the area. Then of course, other popular attractions in Rome include The Spanish Steps (which are definitely more Italian!), The Pantheon and Trevi Fountain, where it is said that if you plop a coin in, you are guaranteed to return to this gorgeous city.
If you are concerned about the weather for your holidays in Villa Borghese & Parioli area, fear not! You can expect to experience a typical Mediterranean climate and this means that summers are hot and dry and winters a little more cooler and wetter. The maximum temperatures will occur between the months of June to August and this is when you can realistically expect around the low thirties degrees Celsius. Winters are more like the low teens degrees Celsius. The average rainfall for this part of Italy is around 15 inches per year.
Arranging travel to your great self catering apartment in Villa Borghese & Parioli area will be made all the more easier if you book your flights to and from Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO), which is around a 40 minute drive from the area. There are a number of major airlines operating services to this airport from the UK and these include British Airways, Alitalia, BMI Baby, easyJet and Ryan Air. You may leave from airports such as London Gatwick (LGW), East Midlands (EMA), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle(NCL), Edinburgh (EDI) and Cardiff (CWL).