Once a playground for the rich and powerful Borghese family, now an excuse to get away from the rush of the plebs. If you’re tuckered out from seeing the more monumental sites, or if you’re just looking for something offering a break from the mobs, come up to Villa Borghese, and relax. Essentially, Villa Borghese is Rome's version of Central Park, but (dare I say it?) with more class due to the zillions of statues, random arches and 'ruins', and immaculate maintenance.
There’s so much crammed into this park that it would take quite a while to exhaust the possibilities, but one good way to survey your options is to peddle around the park. Rent out a bike from one of the bike rental places. Be warne...Read More