A special holiday. Choosing to spend a few days in an apartment in Trastevere you will live a unique experience in the authentic neighborhood of Trastevere, symbol of roman life.
Its the narrow streets tell about centuries of history. There is something special about people living here, it’s an area where time seems to stop and traditions are still alive.
It’s true, everything is changing nowadays and time flies but Trastevere has it’s own way to change and evolve maintaining it’s authenticity.
Casa Glorioso is surrounded by this area, the lively areas of the nightlife is at hand, but still you are in a quiet street, far enough from traffic noise.
Your vacation rental is a few steps from San Cosimato square where a beautiful open air market is open every morning (Monday to Saturday).
At the foot of Gianicolo hill and few minutes from the beautiful church of Santa Maria in Trastevere. There is also a verdant park nearby: Villa Sciarra.
Narrow streets, squares and churches
As soon as you will step out of the apartment, you will be surrounded by the typical roman environment. Walking along the narrow streets, between people talking in the squares or outside restaurants and nightclubs, it looks like time has stopped between past and present.
Historical the squares, beautiful churches, narrow alleys: Trastevere is waiting for you. Every evening it looks like a feast.
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Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere
If you are going for a walk in the neighborhood, it’s impossible not to stop and have a look at the beautiful Santa Maria in Trastevere. It’s beautiful! Despite some 18th-century Baroque additions, Santa Maria has retained its medieval character with its beautiful mosaic and fresco. This church has strong links with the local community. Just outside an historical fountain, one of the oldest of the city.
It’s also nice to stop by Trilussa square, dedicated to the famous roman poet, where street artists and buskers will entertain you. Just in front of Ponte Sisto (that leads to Campo de’ Fiori and Piazza Navona), it will be hard not to stop and have a drink enjoying the cheerful atmosphere.
Do you want to know more about the traditions of the neighborhood? Have a stop at the Roma in Trastevere Museum in Piazza Sant’Eglidio, near Santa Maria della Scala Church.
Come and find Bernini in San Francesco a Ripa
Walking by Piazza Sonnino, a short walk will lead you to San Crisogono and Sant’Agata churches. Just a few steps further you’ll find a beautiful square with the beautiful church called San Francesco a Ripa. Inside, you will have the chance to see his treasure: Bernini’s Beata Ludovica in Ecstasy. The baroque master carved such a scene for this Trastevere church where San Francesco himself once stayed as a guest.
With such a long walk maybe you’ll need a snack. Are you looking for a restaurant to eat? No problem, you are in the right place. Trastevere offers lots of different choises: cafè, restaurants, street food and pizzeria for all kinds of pockets.
Trastevere, “capital” of great food
So many Osteria or Trattoria (typical roman restaurants) to try. From the historic once to the new once, where traditions are mixed with new trends. Some example? La tana de Noantri, Rugantino, Ivo a Trastevere and many others.
Now you know why staying in Trastevere is a wonderful experience.