There are secret places to see in Rome that you can’t absolutely miss, especially if you travel with kids! Come and discover them with me!
Rome is considered one of the most incredible and kid-friendly open-air museums in the world. That’s why it’s the perfect destination for a family travel! Especially if you have a family travel expert showing you the best places in the Eternal City in a kid-friendly way!
THE TOP 7 SECRET PLACES TO SEE IN ROME WITH KIDS
1. BUCO DELLA SERRATURA
Located on the Aventine Hill, this place offers one of the most unexpected sights of Rome. In fact, from the lock of the door of the villa del Priorato di Malta, you can have an amazing view of the dome of St. Peter’s. Although the lock of the door is accessible to anyone, not many people know of its existence. UNIQUE and SECRET, the perfect match!
2. QUARTIERE COPPEDÉ
Not a secret spot, but surely an incredible place not mentioned on most tourist guides. That’s the reason why you can’t miss it! This neighborhood hosts in fact some of the most beautifully decorated houses, buildings and fountains in the capital. When to visit it? Anytime, just make sure you pick a sunny day as this “museum” only offers open-air works of art!
3. GALLERIA SCIARRA
At walking distance from Trevi fountain, there is a liberty style private courtyard that is considered a true wonder by anyone who walks down it. That’s Galleria Sciarra. There are two entrances to this paradise, one from Via Marco Minghetti and the other from Piazza dell’Oratorio. Just make sure you plan your visit here when it is open (during the working days and hours)!
4. LA PICCOLA LONDRA
Literally translated as “the Little London”, this small area of Rome owes its name to the shape and colors of the houses that resemble the typical ones of London City.
5. GIARDINO DEGLI ARANCI
If you go to the Aventine Hill to see the dome of St. Peter’s from the door lock, there is another place you can’t miss: the “Giardino degli Aranci” (the Orange Garden). The place owes its name to the great number of orange trees that enrich the garden with incredible seasonal colours. The cherry on the top of this place? The amazing view of Rome that you can enjoy from its terrace.
6. GIARDINO DI PALAZZO VENEZIA
Located right in the city center, this secret garden is a true oasis of peace for its visitors. What is incredible is that most locals have no idea it exists, because it has been closed for renovation during many years and has just reopened! Don’t miss your chance to visit it now that is still unknown!
7. VIA PICCOLOMINI
At first glance a magic, Via Piccolomini (Piccolomini street) offers an exceptional optical illusion of the dome of St. Peter’s. In fact, the more you walk away form the terrace overlooking the dome of St. Peter’s, the more the dome looks bigger. You have to try it to understand how incredible it is!
If you want to engage your kids even more in the family travel, get them something really special to discover the city of Rome in a fun way. As special as The Talking Map of Rome, a child-friendly map of Rome integrated with an app that provides kids with funny commentaries about the city, and the Interactive Travel Guide of Rome, a travel book full of riddles and curiosities to explore the city in an innovative way!