Do you know Rome’s neighborhoods?

Explore some of the top neighbourhoods the city has to offer. There is sure to be something for everyone in this historic city.

November 2, 2016

When you are visiting Rome, live like a Roman. Explore some of the top neighbourhoods the city has to offer. There is sure to be something for everyone in this historic city.

Prati

In Prati, you can find an assortment of shopping streets. Dining is excellent. Prati is just across from the Vatican City, home of the Pope. Discover high-end shops, ample public squares, and a slower pace of life.

Via Veneto

The street is the site of luxury hotels, intimate cafes, and a few shops. You can see some influences from its heyday of the 1950s and 1960s in the building designs. You can see the Palazzo Barberini, started in 1623 by Carlo Maderno. In time, Bernini and Borromini finished it. This is also where, in 1960, most of Federico Fellini’s film La Dolce Vita took place.

Eur Magliana

This is a commercial district which takes you back in time to the 1940s and earlier. Enjoy the classic look. There is always something playful going on around the area and lots of wide park spaces and restaurants. Here you can find a bench and sit along the water after admiring the local architecture.

Trastevere

This was once a medieval working class district. Its name means “Across the Tiber” and that it is! Today it is full of dance clubs, unique shops, pubs, cafes, and more. You can find menus printed in English. In the area are the historic churches Santa Cecilia and Santa Maria. It is a colourful place to spend a day, with lots going on.

Quadraro

This area created their own resistance movement during WW II. The community spirit has remained ever since and exists almost as a small empire unto itself. Locals love to go here for entertainment, relaxation, and the well-maintained natural areas.

Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome

Surrounded by a 27-hole golf course, this country-style hotel is near the new Trade Fair and only a short ride to Rome and the airport.

The Westin Excelsior Rome

Since 1906, The Westin Excelsior, Rome has hosted celebrities, statesmen, and artists visiting the Eternal City. The hotel, which was named to Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List, enjoys a prime location in the celebrated Via Veneto district.

Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center

Ingenuity and intuitive service make our hotel a favored place for meeting, socializing, and relaxing, with an innately Italian flair.

Cortina d’Ampezzo and Hollywood

Cortina d’Ampezzo has an illustrious past, with many famous faces regularly spotted in its hallways.

Introducing Cardinale, the legendary cocktail from La Dolce Vita

While La Dolce Vita reigned, barman at Excelsior Hotel created the Cardinale Cocktail in 1950. A Cardinal suggested the recipe to his bartender, and the idea was a success with the other clients too, so the bartender christened the cocktail with the name “Cardinale”.

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