VILLA AGRIPPINA GRAN MELIÁ HOTEL
- The main attractions in Rome are within walking distance, Villa Agrippina is the closest hotel to the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. Other essential visits like Trastevere, Campo de’ Fiori Square and Navona Square are about 15 minutes away
- The Ossimoro Restaurant and Amaro Cocktail Bar offer locally sourced good food and wine-pairing menus. From spring to autumn, the Gala Pool Bar & Restaurant opens for refreshing drinks and cocktails, finger food and healthy options. Don’t miss scenic and romantic dinners by the pool
- Aside from the lovely form, the outdoor pool is a rare find among Roman hotels. Sitting or lounging on the pool deck with all the greenery and trees, swimming surrounded by gardens is a fun and relaxing experience, especially in the summertime
- Relax and pamper yourself at our Spa My Blend by Clarins, an oasis of beauty and wellness where high-performance formulas enriched with the purest plant extracts and aromatic essential oils are key to our exclusive treatments
- Meeting rooms and private venues perfect for all kinds of events and creative collaborations
- RedLevel, a tailor-made service designed for discerning travellers who put a premium on value, privacy and peace of mind
Rome can be romantic, not rushing anywhere, and hiding its secrets from prying eyes in the nooks and crannies of the city center. The main thing is to know where to turn. And suddenly from a noisy square or avenue you find yourself in another dimension. Where the street is narrow, on both sides of it huddle antique shops, small eateries or family stores.
The bustling metropolis opens up from a different angle and feels as if time has stood still and life is flowing as it did centuries ago. Cobblestone cozy streets, terracotta-colored facades, small squares and hidden from prying eyes cozy janitors, where next to a motorcycle there is an antique sarcophagus, adapted as a fountain for the needs of the inhabitants, and the walls of houses are decorated with fragments of ancient bas-reliefs and fragments of statues.
At nightfall, Rome is transformed as evening lights illuminate its monuments, ancient buildings and ancient ruins of forums. The crowns of the pine trees take on a rich emerald colour. Rome takes on a whole new dimension: it's an enchanting spectacle at this hour. Light shines through the gloom, revealing all that is important. The hustle and bustle of the day gives way to the solemn grandeur of the evening, time slows down and the attentive traveller sees the city as a box of shimmering jewels.
At this fascinating and magical time of day, we invite you to take a fascinating and comfortable drive excursion some of the jewels of the Eternal City. You will see the Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Cathedral of San Giovanni in Laterano, the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia, St Peter's Cathedral, St Angel's Castle, the Trevi Fountain. Romantic mood, beautiful photos and maximum comfort are guaranteed.
Culture and history info
According to the most widespread legend, the brothers, born of the daughter of King Rhea Sylvia and the god Mars, grew up on the banks of the Tiber. After restoring their grandfather Numitor to the throne of Alba Longa, Romulus and Remus returned to the Tiber to establish the colony. A quarrel arose between the brothers: Romulus killed Remus and founded a fortified settlement on the Palatine. In I century B.C. it has been calculated some dates of foundation of Rome, the most known of which - on April 21, 753 B.C.
Romulus is called the first king of Rome. A total of seven kings are named by tradition.