Your travel guide to Monteverde
Located just outside the original city, and named for the green hill on which it is located, is the neighborhood of Monteverde, Rome. This quiet residential district is home to The American University of Rome. Visitors to Rome who wish to enjoy time away from the bustle of the tourism industry and get an intimate feel for the city itself will enjoy staying in a private Monteverde vacation apartment.
Villa Doria Pamphili near your Monteverde Hotel
While staying in Monteverde Rome, travelers can enjoy local pizzerias and coffee shops frequented by locals. Sightseeing should also be on the agenda. One of the most popular places in Monteverde is the Villa Doria Pamphili, Rome’s largest and most beautiful public park. After the villa was purchased by Pamfilio Pamfili in 1630, he acquired several nearby vineyards to increase the family’s property. Today, visitors staying in Monteverde can enjoy strolling the terraced gardens and viewing art and sculptures for which the park is famous.
Transport to your Monteverde Hotel
While Monteverde is primarily a residential district, there are still plenty of quiet Rome hotels in the area and transportation to and from other parts of Rome is quick and easy. Guests with accommodations here can simply hop on one of the two bus lines that service Monteverde in order to access places such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, St. Peter’s Cathedral or the Pantheon. After taking the bus from Monteverde, guests can easily navigate around Rome on foot. Taxis are available but seldom necessary unless travelers prefer the privacy of this mode of transportation.
The Best of Monteverde
The neighborhood of Monteverde has the feel of a college town. During a stay here, travelers should stop for a bite to eat at a Pizzeria place on the Gianicolense, home to possibly some of the best pizza places in Rome. Monteverde also boasts several pastry shops, coffee joints and ice cream parlors to help students through study time. The original Cristalli di Zucchero, arguably the best pastry shop in Rome, features a shaded patio where anyone alike can enjoy coffee and pastries or indulge in a delicious luncheon. Guests are sure to enjoy a Monteverde hotel stay in this lovely area of Rome!