All journey times are approximate and subject to variation.
Parks and gardens in Rome
For all its ancient sites and attractions, Rome has an equal number of beautiful parks and gardens. They may not make the front of as many postcards, but these green spaces carry just as much character, history and beauty as the city’s famous buildings. From landscaped lawns and botanical greenhouses to the stunning estates of noble manor houses, discover the best parks and gardens in Rome with this two-day itinerary.
Gardens of Vatican City
Then, take a 10-minute drive to the American Academy.
The Gardens at the American Academy
Walk down the hill to Orto Botanico, at its base.
Choose from a 15-minute drive or a 20-minute walk to Villa Doria Pamphilj.
Villa Doria Pamphilj
Next, take a 10-minute walk to Villa Sciarra.
To get back to the hotel, it’s a 25-minute drive from Villa Sciarra.
Next, take a 15-minute drive to The Orange Garden.
The Orange Garden
Choose between a 10-minute drive and a 25-minute walk to Villa Celimontana.
Then, take a 30-minute drive to Villa Ada.
The final stop is a 20-minute drive from Villa Ada.
Bring the day to a close with a 15-minute walk through the beautiful Villa Borghese to the hotel.