Sport and Activities in Rome


Rome's parks, gardens and villas are the best places to go for outdoor activities, relaxation or exercise. In most of the parks, such as Villa Borghese, you can rent rollerblades, bicycles and tandems.

Here is a list of a few of Rome's parks:

  • Villa Borghese (Via Veneto)
  • Gianicolo (Trastevere, Monteverde)
  • Villa Celimontana (S. Giovanni, Terme di Caracalla)
  • Villa Aldobrandini (Via Nazionale)
  • Farnese Gardens (Palatine)
  • Villa Torlonia (Nomentana)
  • Villa Doria Pamphilj (Monteverde)
  • Pincio (Piazza del Popolo)
  • Botanical Gardens (Trastevere)
  • Villa Ada (Via Salaria)
  • Appia Antica


Here are a list of membership gyms and fitness centers in the historic center:

Update 22/04/2008


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