Roman Beaches by day

beaches_sperlongaSummer is fast approaching and the heat is very high; what’s better than going to spend a day at the seaside to fully exploit the breeze’ Rome is placed in a beautiful position because in about one hour (or even less for the nearest villages) it is possible to reach the Tirreno Sea beaches.
Form north to south, the main beaches preferred by the romans are:
– Argentario mountain with its lovely villages Porto Santo Stefano, Porto Ercole and Ansedonia; it is quite distant from Rome (about 2 and half hours by car) but absolutely it is worth a trip; with a boat it is easily possible to reach the untouched Giannutri and Giglio isles and by car it is also nice to visit Burano lake a natural reserve and a real paradise for many kinds of birds;

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Sperlonga

– Santa Severa and Santa Marinella (about 70 km from Rome) perfect for families offer both sandy and rocky beaches;
– Fregene a very famous village very close to Rome (hust 38 km) and full of vips and trendy restaurants and discoes;
– Ostia is a real district of Rome very close to Eur. After some years of scanty success, it’s now living a very successful season, the bathing establishments offer every kind of sports and leisure;
– Capocotta and ‘I cancelli’: just outside of Ostia, there is a very long beach, natural reserve, characterized by the sand dunes and Mediterranean vegetation. Here it is possible to take long walks along the seashore and practice beach volley. Capocotta, in particular is very famous because it hosts a naturist beach and some of the most trend and trasgressive bathing establishments;
– Anzio a big village perfect for families, there’s an archeological park with many ruins of ancient roman villas and the natural reserve of Tor Caldara;
– Sabaudia (about 85 km from Rome) is also characterized by the sand dunes and a wild environment and it is the preferred beach of the vips;
– Sperlonga, a beautiful small and white village built on a rock spur with a big wonderful beach called ‘Canzatora’ stretching until Terracina;
– San Felice Circeo (about 100 km from Rome) situated at the foot of Circeo mountain in a wonderful natural protected park. Absolutely not to miss the many caves among which the most famous is the Sorceress Circe cave and the Azure cave easily achievable by boat.’

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