Cassia is an economical, relaxing neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its small-town vibe among the more noteworthy. Cassia's hotels and hostels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Rome area.
Sightseeing around Cassia
The area's storied past is told through the monuments, historic sites, and castle. The local culture at IL Gran Teatro, Olimpico Theater, and MAXXI - National Museum of the 21st Century might be just what you're looking for. Ponte Milvio, Rome Observatory, and Santa Maria del Popolo are monuments worth a look. Learn about the local history at Farnese Castle, Etruscan Archaeological Site, and Villa Madama. Bioparco, Hydromania, and Lake Martignano will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping, camping, and swimming. Nature Reserve dell'Insugherata, Nature Reserve of Monte Mario, and Pineto Park are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. At Villa Chigi Park, take some time to really appreciate nature. For retail therapy, consider Port of Rome Mall, Covered Market, and Galleria Alberto Sordi, and seek out the perfect souvenir. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Parco di Roma Golf Club, Olympic Stadium, and Foro Italico.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as St. Peter's Basilica, Roman Forum, and Vatican Museums. Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Olympic Swimming Stadium, and Auditorium Parco della Musica are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Cassia
To see the sights outside of town, hop aboard a train. Rome Ipogeo degli Ottavi Station is the closet train station, but Rome Ottavia Station and Rome La Storta Station are also nearby.
Cassia is 15.4 miles (24.7 km) from the airport in Rome (CIA-Ciampino). You can also fly in and out of Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), which is located 15.4 miles (24.8 km) away.