A paradise with a view: Villa Grazioli, Grottaferrata (Rome)

There are many wonderful places in this world, but between them there are some very special places which really enchant you with their beauty which is not a common beauty but a mix of so many wonderful things that it feels like magic. Villa Grazioli is one of those. Not only because of its artistic and architectural riches, but also because of the stunning views at the eternal city and the kindness and cordiality of people who take care of guests and make your stay, your dinner or your event unforgettable.

Photo: Archive Villa Grazioli

Villa Grazioli was built in the 16th century by a Cardinal and it is situated on a hill overlooking the ancient city of Rome and surrounded by a 1.500 sqm historical garden. Masterpiece of the 16th century art, history and culture and rich of magnificent works of art, today Villa Grazioli is a refined hotel member of the famous international chain Relais & Chateaux. Guests can experience the typical atmosphere of an old aristocratic Villa rich in art, though enjoying the comfort and technology of a modern hotel.

Photo: Archive Villa Grazioli

The hotel has 60 rooms situated in the main Villa and in the two smaller villas in front of it. Furnished in an elegant and sober style, some rooms overlook the park and others Rome. The Acquaviva Restaurant has an enchanting hanging garden with a view over Rome, and offers guests elaborated specialties of the Mediterranean cuisine. In addition the hotel has 5 meeting rooms which can accommodate up to 100 people and numerous frescoed halls, indoor and outdoor areas ideal for wedding reception.

Photo: Archive Villa Grazioli

Villa Grazioli offers its guests different recreational activities: an enchanting outdoor swimming pool wrapped in nature, a golf club and a wellness centre in the nearby, with which the Villa has a special agreement. A free shuttle service to the nearest train station “Frascati” is available every our, to reach Rome by train in 30 minutes.

Photo: Archive Villa Grazioli

Castelli Romani is an area rich in natural and scenic beauties, wines and food specialties and cultural-artistic artworks. In the nearby of Villa Grazioli it is possible to go wine tasting in the wineries of Frascati, do guided tours of Rome, Tivoli, Ostia Antica and the Castelli Romani area.

Photo: Paolo Picciotto

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