Gardens of the villa Borghese

Visit the gardens of Villa Borghese in Rome. It is full of attractions such as museums, buildings and a very important gallery called Galleria Borghese.

Information about the gardens of the Villa

Considered the 2nd largest park in Rome, the gardens of Villa Borghese extend over more than 80 hectares, just behind Villa Doria Pamphili. With a large green area and a beauty rarely found elsewhere in Rome, the place is perfect for those who want to spend a day enjoying a beautiful landscape full of fountains, statues and monuments, in an atmosphere of nature and tranquility.

Attractions in the gardens

The Galleria Borghese is a place that deserves to be visited during a stay in the Gardens. Artists such as Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Antonio Cavoza and Caravaggio are some of the different artists who present important works on the site. The gardens of Villa Borghese are large and spacious, so many people take the opportunity to go cycling there. The cool thing is that some bicycles can be rented in the park, which also has golf carts and mini-karts.

The gardens of Villa Borghese also have a few restaurants and kiosks for those who spend a day there and wish to relax and stop for a snack. The Casina dell’Orologio is an all-iron and glass establishment that welcomes most residents and visitors. However, a tip for those who want to save a lot in Rome is to bring your own snack, because besides the question of avoiding spending money in restaurants, there is the advantage of being able to eat at any time.

Biopark in the gardens

Many visitors consider the bioparc to be one of the most fun attractions in the Villa Borghese gardens and that it is a place that is definitely worth a visit. In addition to being part of an animal protection project, the bioparc has many animals that have been rescued from captivity, circuses and even those that have been abandoned. What children like to do most at the zoo is feed the animals. Although the activity is completely free, it is necessary to make a reservation at the ticket office.

How to get to Villa Borghese

You can use a car, a taxi or even public transport. Line A (red) of the Spagna or Flaminio metro serves this place, as do the buses (49, 88, 95, 490 and 495).

Piazzale Napoleone I, 00197 Roma RM, Italy