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Appia Antica Park is a regional protected area gazzeted by regional law n°66 of November 10th 1988.
appia1The Park’s aims are conservation and enhancement of its territory to allow people to enjoy the extraordinary scenic beauty, to learn about and study this fundamental historic, artistic and natural heritage.
The History talk about the consul Appio Claudio gave his name to the route of appia2a new road to reach Campania and then Brindisi. This new road was paved with large smooth stones that fitted together perfectly, laid on a bed appia3of gravel that ensured stability and drainage. This meant that it was viable in any weather and with any means of transport. With this revolutionary technique the Republic and the Empire was to build the vast network of roads throughout the Roman world. The roads are almost always straight, about 4,10m wide, a width that allows two-way traffic, with two footpaths to the side and mileposts. The Appia quickly earnt itself the title of ‘Regina viarum’, the queen of roads.
Numerous burial constructions are to be found along the first few miles of the road in accordance with the law that forbade burial within the holy walls of Pomerio: there are monuments belonging to important families, columbaria built by confraternities who formed to give their members a decent burial and underground cemeteries belonging to ethnic or religious groups. We can see here the stratification of a priceless historic, cultural and artistic heritage.

Th Park offers to visitors a journey through the evolution of its territory from its original landscape to one modified by human presence and settlements to the birth of a great road infrastructure – the most important in ancient times – to the present scenery, the result of the collapse of a great political and social system followed by a long period of decay and decadence recently modified by a more serious approach with efforts to recover, reinstate and safeguard.
The Park territory also includes Valle della Caffarella, with the river Almone running through it. It is the most important scenic element reflecting ancient agricultural use close to the city, but it also has a wealth of important monuments from a variety of periods like the temple of the god Redicolo, the Ninfeo di Egeria, the church of Sant’Urbano, the medieval towers; the Tombe Latine and the Parco degli Acquedotti, with the imposing ruins of the conduits that supplied the city with water.

The landscape is the aspect the natural or man-made elements of a certain territory take. Appia Antica area was directly affected by the Lazio volcano’s activity which began about 600 thousand years ago.
The area was shaped by Capo Bove lava flow which created the flat platform on which the road was built. On top of the volcanic activity came weathering which modified the characteristic undulating aspect.

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Casina di Poggio della Rota is a luxury villa for your wedding ceremony and reception in Italy. In the heart of the most beautiful countryside, casina-poggio-dellarotajust a glance from Rome, comfort and elegance combine with the perfect organization.
We are proud to offer to our clients either an official civil ceremony with legal validity to be performed in our Villa or a religious ceremony to be performed in the 15th century church steps away from the property. The ceremonies are private and personalized and will be arranged at the same venue as your accommodations and your dinner reception. This is the perfect way to keep the event nice, intimate and stress free. Your reception cocktails and elegant or informal dinner are in the same ceremony site which can be the garden or terrace with view of our Villa.
Every request is expediently handled starting from the first contact. Our professional staff will support you in organizing the civil or religious wedding, taking tare of all the legal procedures.
Casina di Poggio della Rota is open for visit and information every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 1:00pm without appointment.

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Historic House nestles on the slopes at the gates of Rome, Grand Hotel Villa Tuscolana is a prestigious setting where you can organize frascati-villa-tuscolanaMeetings, Incentives, Conferences, Weddings and charmy Events surrounded by an elegant atmosphere and by a stunning panoramic view of the Eternal City.
The villa, built by the family Rufini in ‘600, stands on the ruins of the ancient home of Marcus Tullius Cicero, and is currently one of the most remarkable examples of monumental and historic stately mansions. The following century it was enlarged by the great architect Luigi Vanvitelli, famous for the design of the Reggia di Caserta.
7 meeting rooms offer the perfect solution for every type of conference, business meetings, parties. Every meeting room is different from the other, they are modernly equipped and allow to host large-scale events by providing customized solutions.
Outdoor gardens are charmy settings for fashion shows, road shows and any event whom you want to give a strong visual impact.
Lympha SPA want to celebrate myths and legends of “Lymphae Commotiles”, and it’s located on the heart of the villa.
The water that magically appears under the vaulted ceiling, is a tribute to Lymphae commotiles and their ability to flow, transform and create new sublime and ecstatic suggestions.
Well hidden inside the shells, there are pearls .. precious pearls, pure and unique!

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The Estate of San Liberato, property of the Counts Sanminiatelli, is known as a Location of the few that meet in one place all the sanliberatorequirements inherent in events and weddings in particular; San Liberato has the characteristic and exclusivity to offer a structure that has the advantage of including a wonderful Romanesque church dating from the ninth century, consecrated, one of the most famous botanical gardens of Europe and a banquet room that can accommodate up to 200 guests entirely immersed in nature and which offers a beautiful lake view.
The Church of San Liberato is one of the few churches in Lazio to have the characteristic structure of an altar raised, feature that enhances the uniqueness of religious ceremony.
At the end of the ceremony the guests will be offered the opportunity to be accompanied by our expert guides in the Botanical Park, designed by renowned landscape architect Russell Page, along the most picturesque corners of the park lost in the wonderful view of Bracciano Lake.
The reception area can serve buffet of starters in the garden and then continue the dinner in the gazebo, one large structure entirely made of wood and glass with every comfort and finished in every detail.
For Catering service we offer trust company selected by us, chosen by decades of collaboration, with menu suggestions that start from 80 euros per person.
In addition to the fantastic facilities also offers a wide range of accurate services satisfying any need, advantage of the collaboration of experienced professionals who offer high quality work, including floral arrangements, music for the ceremony and reception services, photo studios, video services.
For Catering service we offer trust company selected by us, chosen by decades of collaboration, with menu suggestions.

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Casina dominates Rome, Colli Albani and the wonderful back-drop of the Monti Lucretili. A discreet Hospitality, an impressive and particular casina_di_macchia_madamaatmosphere, the high professionality, the faultless style of work, the avant-garde installations, make it an ideal place for every important event.
Casina di Macchia Madama has several Halls for Cocktails, Parties, Weddings, Meetings, Conferences, Congresses, special events with an inner Receptivity of 400 persons that can even grow up until 1500 in the wonderful enlightened park. Casina has also many modern kitchen systems. The same attention and care that brought the name of Vanni Family at High levels for what concerns Bar and Refreshing, We can also find it in the field of Catering.
Meeting Halls are multifunctional and have the most advanced equipments for every Happening. Two Huge Parking areas allow a rapid access to the villa.

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Set in one of the most evocative places of Valle di Comino, very close to the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise national park, the relais-valleaquilaCountry Relais Valle dell’Aquila is dipped in a wonderful landscape. It is the perfect location for memorable events, receptions and parties or for unforgettable relaxing holidays in the countryside.
Bright and elegant with a high profile and skilful service, the hall can host 300 people. The wonderful swimming pool, the panoramic full-length windows giving onto the woods, the classy tables set up with fashionable fabrics, precious silvers, and the finest glass and china, enrich the Relais creating a dreamy atmosphere for your memorable event; a pleasure for the eyes and a feast for the mouth. A Winebar is always open to taste italian wine and aperitif along the pool in spring and summer time. For family is also available a kids-park.

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In the heart of Rome, Villa Spalletti Trivelli is unique among the historic residences: a splendid Italian garden, elegant and villaspallettitrivellirefined drawing rooms furnished with genuine antiques, exclusive Wellness Centre, sumptuous rooms with every comfort.
Villa Spalletti Trivelli offers 12 cosseting rooms and suites, a fitness centre and relaxing spa therapies, all located minutes from the Fontana di Trevi, Quirinale and the Spanish Steps and situated within its own private gardens.
Of all the boutique hotels in Rome, Villa Spalletti Trivelli is the paradigm, perfectly placed to experience the Eternal City.
Relax in a century-old, opulent city retreat, formerly the private home of the aristocratic family and renovated between 2004-2006. Accommodation is characterised by a balance of classicism with contemporary comfort, public areas are large and airy, showcasing antiques from the family’s collection, whilst the library is recognised by the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture. Tranquil and alluring, during the warm summer months the villa’s private gardens provide respite from Rome’s hustle and bustle. For those seeking rejuvenation, the hotel’s Health Centre offers restorative wellness therapies.

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Villa Clodia is a prestigious late 19th century residence, which can boast an enviable clodia_2016panoramic view of both Lake and Castle Bracciano and of the ancient Roman Aqueduct of Traiano.
It is splendidly set in the quiet centre of Manziana, a stone’s throw from the railway station on the Rome-Viterbo line (FM3): an ideal starting point to set out on the discovery of the neighbouring area with the Etruscan Necropolis of Cerveteri and a beautiful wood with picnicking.
The villa, which can be rented for exclusive use, has 11 comfortable rooms made more precious by elegant antique furniture and rich fabrics. Villa Clodia is also the ideal location for any sort of event, thanks to its charming restaurant, air-conditioned wide hall, cosy outdoors facilities and refined arrangements; high quality service and careful choice of products are a guarantee of success for wedding receptions, meetings and gala dinners. The refinement and pleasant quiet of the place are matched by the helpful attitude of the owners.

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