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ROME CASSIA: SPEND LESS, DO MORE

Welcome to Cassia

Most known for Via Cassia, an historic Roman road that represented some of the route building activity in ancient Rome and later replaced by Via Amerina as the new military channel, today some of the most notable structures to be found in this district include the historic remains of a number of Roman bridges which are great examples of ancient Roman engineering. The road was also used as part of the cycling route for the Summer Olympic Games in 1960.

Take a walk along this ancient Roman Road

Such an important part of Roman historical importance, this second century BC via is home to a number of ruins such as Ponte San Lorenzo and Ponte San Nicolao bridges. It is set amongst a number of ancient Roman Roads such a Via Flamiania, Via Aurelia and Via Tiburtina and there is a lot to see as you stroll down these roads. You will likely find your visit most enjoyable if you choose to ride a bicycle which will provide you with a great opportunity to stop at leisure along the way at any point that captures your eye. You are sure to be captured by the great landscape along the way which is comprised mostly of cypresses and maritime pines. You may even see pilgrims walking along this significant via as you pass by via Francigena which further demonstrates the historical beauty of the street.

If you prefer a more structured tour, then embark on a guided adventure such as Personal Guide Rome where you will able to arrange a tour scheduled to your particular interests. An alternative tour is the Italian Highlights tour which is operated by an experienced tour guide and provides a luxurious limousine service as well as cars and buses around the major sites in Rome.

Are you in search of some energetic family fun? Then there is no better place to spend an active day then at the area’s sporting club Veio, which has a gym and swimming pools that cater to a range of preferences. Check the website for upcoming events which may range from tennis to dance classes.

In search of great coffee in this area?

One place that is well worth considering is Jafe Caffe on Via Giorgio Lannicelli. It is known for terrific service in atmospheric surrounds and most importantly the coffee is highly rated by local patrons. Castroni Cassia e Balduina also comes well recommended, with a great selection of coffee sourced from around the world.

Or if you prefer the nightlife…

Then boogie on down to Studio7 that is less than 2 kilometres away from Cassia Rome. Choose to spend your evening in one of the four varied rooms in the building which offer different types of vibes and music from live music to disco and golden oldies. There is an entry fee for this popular venue so check the website for details. Or for a more sedate evening try Porpora e Oro Wine Room which has a warm, friendly ambience and provides you with a selection of quality wines and cheeses to ensure you have a sophisticated evening with great service.

Spend Less, Do More

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team

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