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Colosseum & Aventino

" The Colosseum and archeological sites are quintessential Rome! Visit the Aventine Hill for amazing views and a nice surprise. "

Jessica Schots, our local from time to momo Rome

The gladiator fights in the Colosseum have appealed to our collective imagination for centuries. They become almost tangible when you enter the amphitheater. The ruins of the Roman Forum stood at the heart of a vast empire, but Palatine Hill is where the oldest ruins of Rome were found, dating back to the Iron Age. The hill overlooks the Circus Maximus track: once the site of spectacular chariot races, but a bleak-looking wasteland today.

Climbing Aventine Hill on a hot summer's day in Rome can be taxing, but the views from the Orange Garden are phenomenal. And the mysterious keyhole at Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta is unforgettable.


Palatine Hill & Roman Forum
Circus Maximus
Giardino degli Aranci
Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta

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Routes going through Colosseum & Aventino

Roman Forum, Aventine Hill & Testaccio

  • Essential archaeological excavations on the Palatine Hill and at the Roman Forum
  • Climb the Aventine Hill for a peaceful view and more
  • Great introduction to ancient Rome and modern Roman cuisine
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Termini, Monti & Fori Imperiali

  • A great combination of history and current events
  • This walk can easily be done in reverse
  • You will come across three of the Seven Hills of Rome along the way
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Our favourite hotels in Colosseum & Aventino

These are the best hotels, specially selected for you by Jessica Schots, time to momo Rome local.
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Maison Althea Rome

  • Bed and Breakfast
Lovely, modern rooms just outside of Testaccio, close to the Aventine Hill. Expect a warm welcome and an elegant, clean interior.
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Circo Massimo Guest House

  • Guest accommodation
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Circo...
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Hotel Aventino

  • Hotel
Offering tranquillity and free parking in the centre of Rome, Hotel Aventino is located on the Aventine Hill, a 10-minute walk from Circo Massimo Metro. It features traditional, elegant rooms. The...
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Hotel Edera

  • Hotel
Set 500 metres from the Coliseum, Hotel Edera offers a private garden and air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Vittorio Emanuele Metro is a 5-minute walk away. Rooms here come with a...
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  • 6 time to momo walks through lively neigborhoods in the city
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