Spending the summer in Rome is not just about to visit the most famous monuments. I suggest two or three ideas to enjoy your time in the Eternal City, especially if you have children with you. There is the new LUNEUR, a playground in the southside of Rome. It has just been reopened. In addition to classical excursions, summer attractions are the cannons that sprinkle water. Divertente e rinfrescante, fun and refreshing! HOW TO GET: Metro line B (blue one) stop Eur-Magliana, continue for 8 minutes on foot. HOW MUCH: From 2,50 euros per person. Once you are in Eur District, I suggest you take a look at the neighborhood architecture “razionalista” and visit the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, also known as the Colosseo quadrato.
In the countryside there are two water parks: Zoomarine and Rainbow Magic Land. HOW MUCH: about 25 euros per person with family discounts. Also Cinecittà World is a brand new park, a kind of Italian Studios. Between rowing rafts and roller coaster, there are the summer trails like the battle between ancient sailing ships. HOW MUCH: About 24 euros for adults and 19 euros for children. Near the Cinecittà world, there is Castel Romano Mall, a shopping village with fantastic sales on major brands: Moschino, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Michael Kors and othes. HOW TO GET: If you are interested in visiting one of these places i can arrange a private transfer. If you do not want to get away from the center of Rome, there is the Bio Parco, a zoo where have house lions, chimpanzees, giraffes, bears and reptiles. HOW MUCH: 16 euros for adults, 13 for children.
Spend a day on the ROMAN COAST
Spend a day on the Roman coast. This is another advice I give you. I love Fregene, a small fishing village half an hour drive from Rome. Today Fregene has become a very elegant and appreciated tourist spot for the locals. There are a lot of beach clubs where sunbathing, having a fish meal or an aperitif while you are waiting for the sunset at house music rhythm.
(ph Salvatore Dama)