Villa Borghese, Rome, Italy

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Villa Borghese, Rome: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to Villa Borghese

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Situated in a northerly direction from the Spanish Steps, Villa Borghese that opened to the public in 1903 is the biggest park in Rome. The grounds of Villa Borghese support several museum galleries, beautiful fountains, temples and a lake that plays resident to a selection of Roman birdlife.

The Villa Borghese district of Rome specialises in typically Mediterranean style accommodation townhouses, with stucco and white painted porticos representing a true Italian ambiance. 

Accommodation in the Villa Borghese area is suitable for those who seek close proximity of many major Roman sights.

Top Things to Do in Villa Borghese

Visit any or all of the three resident museums: the Museo e Galleria Borghese, the Nazionale d’Arte Moderna and the Museo Nazionale Etrusco. The three museums set in the grounds of Villa Borghese are all within walking distance of each other and a must-see for art lovers and those who are interested in Italian history. The Museo e Galleria Borghese houses the art collection of Cardinal Scipione including Bernini’s famous Apollo and Daphne sculpture. While the Museo Nazionale Etrusco is dedicated to the Etruscan people of Italy, the Nazionale d’Arte Moderna has stunning historical and contemporary living artwork pieces. 

Be sure to explore the Piazza di Siena, a magnificent amphitheatre, and Triton statues.

Take a stroll around the 148-acres park and see the temples, fountains and statues dotted around.

Villa Borghese Hotels

The Villa Borghese has a very good range of hotel accommodation from luxurious five stars to typically Italian style three-star townhouses and self-catering options. Cheap hotels in Villa Borghese are also available as are hostels nearby for travellers on a budget. Villa Borghese accommodation is diverse and suits all pockets. It is also worth remembering that accommodation situated in the Villa Borghese area is centrally located and within easy walking distance of most of Rome’s attractions. 

Getting around by car 

Villa Borghese to Rome Airport: 32 min (31.1 km) via A91 

Accommodation, driving and car rental

At Cheaperthanhotels and Cheaperthancars we have a wide range of car rental discounts at convenient locations and accommodation to meet all budgets and taste. We really do believe that the less you spend, the more you will have to do when you get there.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team