Boccea is a popular place to visit in Rome as many of the city’s star attractions are nearby. Two sights that should top every visitor’s list is the fascinating Farnese Castle and the much-loved Etruscan Archaeological Site. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Boccea are the Nature Reserve dell'Insugherata and the Parco di Roma Golf Club.
Holiday makers in Boccea, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, will appreciate the nearby cultural attractions. There are many excellent destinations where you can spend a few hours including Museo Napoleonico, Vatican Museums in Vatican City and the National Etruscan Museum. Enjoy seeing local and touring talent live on stage at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Auditorium Conciliazione and Olimpico Theater.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. There are some nice urban parks, so why don’t you go out and enjoy the Botanical Gardens and Pineto Park. Explore the native flora and fauna, by heading to the Nature Reserve of Monte Mario.
Visitors to Rome should go and see Piazza Navona, the St. Peter's Basilica and the Piazza del Popolo. Peer back through the mists of time by visiting heritage sites, such as the Santa Maria del Popolo, the Santa Maria della Pace and the Palazzo di Giustizia. Chiesa Valdese, the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Catherine and the Chiesa di Sant'Agnese in Agone offer those exploring Rome a chance to better understand the religious history of the area.
Don’t miss the area’s very own Foro Italico, home to the Italy National Rugby Union Team, A.S. Roma and S.S. Lazio. There is no better way to to rub shoulders local sports nuts than to sit among the roaring crowd wearing the light blue and white colors of local heroes, the Italy National Rugby Union Team.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Starhotels Michelangelo, the River Palace Hotel, and the Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.