Discover the beauties of Rome
The splendid Villa Borghese, one of the Green hearts of the capital, is just a few minutes walk from Hotel Berg and represents the most alive park in Rome thanks to the countless opportunities for recreation and attractions that it offers. Beloved by athletes who wish to practice outdoor sports, families with children, from art lovers and ideal for a picnic on the lawn, Villa Borghese boasts the presence of small but charming museums including the famous Galleria Borghese which houses the wonderful sculptures by Bernini and Carlo Bilotti Museum which exhibits works by De Chirico, Severini, Manzù and Warhol as well as the home and studio of the sculptor Pietro Canonica.
During the summer and when the climate is more favorable, hire a boat at the Lake Villa represents an opportunity to relax and enjoy a wonderful sunny day. Inside the Villa is also the famous Zoo which attracts thousands of visitors every year.
LE RESIDENZE DEI PERSONAGGI CELEBRI
The area around Piazza del Popolo and Piazza of Spain was chosen, over the centuries, as a prominent cultural figures who have stayed in different periods of their lives.
La Casa di Goethe
In Campo Marzio, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, lived on the second floor of the building located in Via del Corso 18, from 1786 to 1788, together with his friend Tischbein. The residence today houses a permanent exhibition where are collected texts that narrate the Italian trip of the poet and his stay in Rome.
La Keats-Shelley House
Next to the famous Spanish steps of Spain is the Keats-Shelley House, the final resting place of John Keats that remained there until 1821, the year of his death.
Opened to the public in 1909, the House-Museum is rich in paintings, sculptures, manuscripts and first editions of the works of Keats, Shelley and Lord Byron, the most important English Romantic poets.
TERME DI DIOCLEZIANO
With over 13 hectares, the Terme of Diocleziano have conquered the title of largest spa complex ever built in the world.
Built between 298 and 306 ad, they were composed in addition to the traditional environments with pools of water of different temperatures, by an outdoor pool, common rooms and a Central Hall Basilica.
In 1560 the tepidarium was transformed into a church and Pius IV commissioned Michelangelo to design the Carthusian monastery and enhance the existing chapel dedicated to Angels and guarded by a monk, this was Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri. In 1889 the convent became the first seat of the National Museum of Roman Antiquities.
Cross the threshold of the Berg Luxury Hotel and left behind modern furniture and luxuries of our time, guests will find themselves immersed in the atmosphere of the fifties and sixties, while walking in the famous Via Veneto, which owes its fame to Federico Fellini's film, La Dolce Vita, and the attendance in those years of actors, singers and celebrities.
From Piazza Barberini to Porta Pinciana, Via Veneto is an open-air museum and along the way you can follow the traces of that golden age in various clubs and restaurants in the area. Also worth a visit is the Church of Santa Maria Immacolata, home of the famous Capuchin crypt, dating back to the 17th century.