Your travel guide to Flaminio - Parioli
The Flaminio-Parioli neighborhood is a refined area of Rome filled with nouveau riche. The palazzos, shops and restaurants are modern, and it’s easy to forget about the Roman Empire’s history for a while. Flaminio-Parioli well-known for its residential atmosphere and genteel lifestyle. Although not as picturesque as Rome, there’s plenty to do with a wide array of cafes, shopping venues, parks and museums. There’s definitely something for everyone in Flaminio-Parioli. It’s picture perfect for both young and old.
Attractions in Flaminio-Parioli
Over 100 acres of greenery stretch out at the popular Villa Borghese on the Pincio Hill. This lush Roman park is just minutes from your Flaminio-Parioli hotel. This entertainment center is home to a zoo, cinema, puppet theater, children’s playgrounds and trails for rollerblading and biking. The park’s grounds also have several museums, including the Bilotti Chapel and the Galleria Borghese. At the Casa del Cinema, you can catch both indoor and outdoor movie.The Museo Canonica houses the great masterpieces by Pietro Canonica. The Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery is right across the street.
Getting About in Flaminio-Parioli
Even though Flaminio-Parioli is outside the walls, it’s easy to get around in the neighborhood and to Rome’s historic center via public transport or foot. It’s a quick and easy walk from the Ludovisi neighborhoods and from Campo Marzio. However, if you don’t have a good map, it may be better to use public transport. There are plenty of bus lines in Flaminio-Parioli that link Centro, Tiburtina and Termini stations. There are also trams that connect to other neighborhoods like Trastevere and Testaccio.
Hidden Secrets in Flaminio-Parioli
Unknown to many, Flaminio-Parioli is a shopping mecca. You can find the same shops that you find in Rome’s historic center. The streets of Piazza Euclide, Antonelli and Civinini are lined with boutique grocers, restaurants, interior design shops, supermarkets and clothing stores. The streets are also lined with hip, Roman restaurants like Dukes, Celestina and Molto. For nightlife head to nearby Ponte Milvio.