If you are looking for off the beaten path places to visit near Rome with kids, you will be happy to know that the chances to experience day trips from Rome are endless. Keep reading to discover the most TAPSYlicious ones with me!
Rome is an open-air museum and there’s nothing better than discovering it with your kids. If you are lucky enough to visit the Eternal City with family travel experts, it will leave you time to discover the hidden gems located at a few kilometers outside Rome.
TOP 4 DAY TRIPS FROM ROME WITH KIDS
Rome is huge and its outskirts are even more. That’s why I have condensed the must-see outside rome places to visit in Rome with kids.
VILLA D’ESTE – TIVOLI (VT)
No adjective better than AMAZING can describe this paradises, where the green surrounding the fountains fuses together with the sound of water. No wonder it’s listed among the UNESCO Heritage Sites. Built in the 16th century to be a gift destined to the d’Este family, this villa is nowadays one of the most beautiful places for a day trip from Rome. What makes it incredibly beautiful are its gardens, full of fountains and statues. It’s also very convenient to get there by public transports, as there is a train that stops at about one kilometer from the villa and gives you the chance to explore daily life in this delicious town.
CASTELLO ORSINI ODESCALCHI – BRACCIANO (RM)
If you like castles, that’s the place to go! Orsini – Odescalchi is an amazing Medieval castle overlooking one of the most fascinating lakes in Italy: Lake Bracciano. It is also one of the best-maintained ones and, for this reason, it’s been the setting for several celebrity weddings. The perfect place to enjoy medieval splendors and have a picnic with the sound of water in the background. How to reach them? Quite easy! There is a train that in less than one hour can bring you from the center of Rome to Bracciano.
CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO – BAGNOREGIO (VT)
In a time when everybody wants to move the city center, the best thing you can do is to escape to this fascinating medieval hamlet, where life seems to have stopped to centuries ago. Called the “dying town” for its extremely low number of inhabitants (about 10!), it’s considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Although there is a bus that stops at walking distance from Civita di Bagnoregio, hiring a car is considered the best option to get here. Is the place worth it? Absolutely YES!
PARCO DI VEIO – ROMA
If a mix of nature and archaeology is what you are looking for, you can’t miss Veio Park. The park is in fact rich in Etruscan, Roman and Medieval ruins, as well as a varied set of flora an fauna, that will make the whole experience incredible for children! It’s also very easy to reach from Rome, thanks to a train that links the city centre to the park. What are you waiting for then?