Rocca di Papa
in Province of Rome of Latium, Italy
- Ciampino Airport (6 mi)
- Latina Airport (19 mi)
- Leonardo Da Vinci (Fiumicino) International Airport (23 mi)
- Frosinone Military Airport (32 mi)
- Rieti Airport (46 mi)
- Pescara International Airport (89 mi)
- Perugia / San Egidio Airport (92 mi)
- Nápoli / Capodichino International Airport (102 mi)
- Pisa / San Giusto - Galileo Galilei International Airport (177 mi)
- Villa Adriana (Tivoli) (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura (Unesco heritage, 14 mi)
- Villa d'Este, Tivoli (Unesco heritage, 15 mi)
- Vatican City (Unesco heritage, 16 mi)
- Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites (Unesco heritage, 90 mi)
- 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex (Unesco heritage, 97 mi)
- Historic Centre of Naples (Unesco heritage, 103 mi)
- Historic Centre of the City of Pienza (Unesco heritage, 105 mi)
- Val d'Orcia (Unesco heritage, 107 mi)
- Soffypark (amusement park, (12 mi)
- Sognolabio (amusement park, (14 mi)
- Erawan (amusement park, (13 mi)
- Panorama dal Monte Cavo (observation point, (1 mi)
- Rainbow Magicland (amusement park, (13 mi)
- Tuscolo (observation point, (2 mi)
- Il Fantastico Mondo del Fantastico (amusement park, (11 mi)
- FUFILAND - Parco Giochi (amusement park, (12 mi)
- Aquapiper (amusement park, (16 mi)
- Eurpark Adventure (amusement park, (13 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 41.766 and 12.702 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 41° 45' 56" and E 12° 42' 6"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Italian, German, French, Sardinian, Catalan, Corsican, Slovenian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:23 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Rome
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:02 am and 5:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Explore Rocca di Papa
Rocca di Papa in Province of Rome (Latium) with it's 15,036 inhabitants is a city in Italy about 13 mi (or 21 km) south-east of Rome, the country's capital.
Local time in Rocca di Papa is now 01:23 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Rome with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Rocca di Papa, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Italy is Ciampino Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Italy is Villa Adriana (Tivoli) in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), North. We found 10 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Grottaferrata, Marino, Nemi, Frascati and Monte Porzio Catone. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Villa Degli Angeli
Villa Abbamer Hospitality and Culture
Locanda dello Spuntino
Grand Hotel Villa Tuscolana
Park Hotel Villa Grazioli
Grand Hotel Helio Cabala
Castel Vecchio Hotel
Videos from this area
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Lake Nemi is a small circular volcanic lake in the Lazio region of Italy 30 km south of Rome, taking its name from Nemi, the largest town in the area, that overlooks it from a height.
The Alban Hills are the site of a quiescent volcanic complex in Italy, located 20 km southeast of Rome and about 24 kilometres north of Anzio. The dominant peak (but not the highest) is Monte Cavo at 950 m. There are two small calderas which contain lakes, Lago Albano and Lake Nemi. The rock of the hills is called Peperino (lapis albanus) a particular Tuff, a combination of ash and small rocks that is useful for construction, and provides a mineral-rich substrate for grape vines.
The Vatican Observatory (Specola Vaticana) is an astronomical research and educational institution supported by the Holy See. Originally based in the Roman College of Rome, its headquarters are now in Castel Gandolfo, Italy, and an observatory at the Mount Graham International Observatory in the United States. The Director of the Observatory is Father José Gabriel Funes an Argentinian Jesuit. Many distinguished scholars have worked at the Observatory.
For other uses of Tusculum, see Tusculum (disambiguation). Tusculum is a ruined Roman city in the Alban Hills, in the Latium region of Italy.
Lake Albano is a small volcanic crater lake in the Alban Hills of Lazio, at the foot of Monte Cavo, 20 kilometres southeast of Rome. Overlooking it is Castel Gandolfo, where the Pope has a palace. It was known to the Roman Empire as Albanus Lacus. In its vicinity stood Alba Longa. The lake is the deepest, about 170 m, in Lazio.
Frascati Cathedral (Italian: Basilica Cattedrale di San Pietro Apostolo, Duomo di Frascati) is a Roman Catholic cathedral and minor basilica in Frascati, Italy. Dedicated to Saint Peter the Apostle, it is the seat of the Bishop of Frascati. Construction on the present building (the fifth cathedral of this see) began in 1598, to the designs of Ottaviano Nonni (best known as Mascherino). After twelve years, on June 29, 1610 the first Mass was celebrated.
Villa Mondragone is a patrician villa originally in the territory of the Italian commune of Frascati, now in the territory of Monte Porzio Catone. It lies on a hill 416m above sea-level, in an area called, from its many castles and villas, Castelli Romani about 20 km southeast of Rome, near the ancient town of Tusculum.
The Villa Falconieri is a villa in Frascati, Italy.
Villa Vecchia is a patrician villa near Frascati, Italy, in the territory of the commune of Monte Porzio Catone. In the villa's garden there is a long stretch of a well kept Roman road. It was founded in 1560 by the cardinal Giovanni Ricci of Montepulciano. Frascati is known for many such villas, such as the famous Villa Mondragone.
The Villa Aldobrandini is a villa in Frascati, Italy, property of the Aldobrandini family. Also known as Belvedere for its charming location overlooking the whole valley up to Rome. Vatican prelate Alessandro Rufini built the original villa in 1550. Pope Clement VIII gave nephew Cardinal Pietro Aldobrandini the villa in 1598 as a reward for his negotiations he had undertaken with France which resulted in the peace treaty of 1595 and for his role in annexing Ferrara to the Papal States.
Villa Rufinella, also called Villa Tuscolana, is a villa in Frascati, Italy. Villa Rufinella is situated highest of the villas on the hill above the town of Frascati. It was built by Alessandro Ruffini, bishop of Melfi, in 1578, but during its history, the proprietors have made changes in different parts of it. In 1773 the villa became property of the pope. Architect Luigi Vanvitelli, commissioned by the Jesuits, gave the building its present appearance.
The Nemi Ships were ships built by the Roman emperor Caligula in the 1st century AD at Lake Nemi. Although the purpose of the ships is only speculated on, the larger ship was essentially an elaborate floating palace, which contained quantities of marble, mosaic floors, heating and plumbing such as baths among its amenities. Both ships featured technology long thought to be recent inventions.
Villa Lancellotti is a villa in Frascati, Italy, the nearest to the town centre. This villa was constructed in 1582 by Cardinal Bonanni. It was sold in 1617 to the banker Roberto Primo who constructed the 'teatro d'acqua' (water theatre) at the far end of the garden. The theatre is a direct copy of that at the nearby Villa Mondragone, for whom Primo acted as a banker. The clock, or 'orologio' was added in the nineteenth century while the villa was in the ownership of the Lancellotti family.
The Castelli Romani ("Castles of Rome") is a group of communes in the province of Rome, Italy. They are located at short distance south-east to Rome, at the feet of the Alban Hills.
Not to be confused with the Villa Sciarra in Rome. The Villa Sciarra is a villa in Frascati, Italy. Also called Villa Bel Poggio, the Villa Sciarra was built in 1570 at the orders of Ottaviano Vestri. The portal gate of the gardens is to ascribe to Nicola Salvi. The main edifice of the villa was destroyed when Frascati was bombed by Americans on September 8, 1943. The gardens are now a public park.
Villa Grazioli is a villa in Frascati, Italy, now in Grottaferrata communal territory. It was built at the end of the 16th century by Cardinal Carafa, projected by architect Domenico Fontana. The villa was enlarged by the new property, the family Acquaviva of Aragon, of the House of Atri. In 1843 the Grazioli family bought the villa. In some rooms Agostino Ciampelli (1565-1630) pictured the villa with decoration works, the paintings show rural life and rustic scene.
Villa Sora is a villa in Frascati, Italy. This villa was built at the end of 16th century by Giacomo Boncompagni, duke of Sora, natural son of Pope Gregory XIII. In the central hall there are painted fresco decorations of Cavalier D'Arpino(17th century). Frescos by Flemish artists are in two lodges, opposite the villa. The villa nowadays houses a school of the Salesians.
Villa Muti is a rather plain appearing villa (from the outside) in Frascati, Italy, now in the communal territory of Grottaferrata.
Villa Parisi - Borghese is a villa in Frascati, now in Monte Porzio Catone municipal territory, Italy. It was built between 1604 and 1605 by Mons. Fernando Taverna. In 1615 it was acquired by Cardinal Scipione Borghese. Later a nymphaeum and the stately portal were built together villa's extension work on project of architect Girolamo Rainaldi. Camillo Borghese in 1729 promoted further renovations.
Villa Torlonia (Frascati)
The Villa Torlonia in Frascati is a villa belonging to the Torlonia family in Frascati, Italy. The land on which the villa was built originally belonged to the Abbey of Grottaferrata, which donated it in 1563 to Annibal Caro, who commissioned a small villa where he spent the last years of his life, translating the Aeneid. (In 1896, Prince Leopoldo Torlonia placed a memorial stone to remember this event.
Monte Cavo, or less occasionally, "Monte Albano," is the second highest mountain of the complex of the Alban Hills, near Rome, Italy. An old volcano extinguished around 10,000 years ago, it lies about 20 km from the sea, in the territory of the comune of Rocca di Papa. It is the dominant peak of the Alban Hills. The current name comes from Cabum, an Italic settlement existing on this mountain.
Albano Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Albano, Cattedrale di San Pancrazio) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Albano Laziale, in the province of Rome and the region of Lazio, Italy. It is the seat of the Suburbicarian Diocese of Albano. The present cathedral building was consecrated in 1721, but stands on the site of a much older basilica, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, founded by Constantine the Great. Pope Leo III (d.
Alba Longa (occasionally written Albalonga in Italian sources) was an ancient city of Latium in central Italy, 12 miles southeast of Rome, in the Alban Hills. Founder and head of the Latin League, it was destroyed by Rome around the middle of the 7th century BC. In legend, Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome, had come from the royal dynasty of Alba Longa.
Church of the Gesu (Frascati)
Church of the Gesu is a Roman Catholic church in Frascati, in the province of Rome, in Italy. The church was originally built in 1520. In 1554 the city began the construction of the present church, but did not complete it. In 1560 the Jesuits took possession of the site and completed it by 1597, calling it the church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary. In 1694 the Jesuits decided to expand the church and completed the new church by 1700.
Papal Palace of Castel Gandolfo
The Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo (from the Italian name, Palazzo Apostolico di Castel Gandolfo ‒ also known as the Papal Palace of Castel Gandolfo) is a 17th-century papal palace located within the town of Castel Gandolfo in the Province of Rome, Italy. It serves as a summer residence and vacation retreat for the pope, the leader of the Catholic Church.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Rocca di Papa.
- Monte Porzio Catone
- Castel Gandolfo
- Albano Laziale
- Genzano di Roma
- Rocca Priora
- San Cesareo
- Gallicano nel Lazio
- Castel San Pietro Romano
- Cisterna di Latina
Monte Compatri: Medieval town, Monte Compatri (source)
Castel Gandolfo: Vatican, Castel Gandolfo (source)
Ariccia, Ariccia (source)
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