Welcome to Villa Borghese, Europe’s largest urban garden, and Rome’s most popular green park. Acquired from the Borghese family in 1901, the garden has been serving and impressing Roman tourists with its stunning gardens and noteworthy art masterpieces for more than 100 years.
What sets Villa Borghese apart from the other Parks is its unique fusion of nature and Roman art. Apart from its various flora and faunas, and impressive landscapes, Villa Borghese is also home to monuments, sculptures, fountains, and eye-catching architectural masterpieces created by different artists from various eras.
Villa Borghese caters to adults and kids alike -- there are attractions for everyone. Art lovers can visit Borghese Gallery, a most important museum in Italy which features paintings from esteemed Italian artists Raphael and Titian. Complete your family adventures in Rome with a visit to Rome Zoo, an attraction that houses more than 1000 animals from 200 various species. Experience true Roman culture in Passeggiata del Pincio, a beautiful garden where you can witness the talent of artists and writers staying along the pathwalks. Treat the kids to Casina de Raffaelo, a famous toy library for kids ages 3 to 10. Kids will gladly take a break from all the Rome tours and join the reading and interactive activities prepared especially for the little tourists.
If the towering landmarks of Rome make you crave for some change in scenery, then Villa Borghese must be a part of your itinerary. This enormous garden offers both entertainment and relaxation for visitors. For a more convenient way of exploring Villa Borghese, you can rent bicycles and rollerblades at the main gates.
Villa Borghese, 00197 Rome, Italy
10-15 Euros (please be aware advanced purchases are advised as it can be full
Open from dawn to dusk
Roma Termini Station (25 minutes walk)