Apartment with own entrance in a stone house of the early 19th century. A great Wi-Fi. Large comfortable bed. Bath. Free parking. 20 minutes from Rome. Full board possible. Convenience transfers. Suitable for families with children.
Free WI-FI throughout and inside the house
Traditional house in the rustic style (built in 1830)
The spacious apartments - 26 m2
Double Bed 200x180
Bath 1.80 80 cm
Warm floor (with temperature control)
Air Conditioning (ventilation)
For apartment are used only natural materials (silk, wool, cotton, wood, stone)
Thick stone walls
The windows are double-glazed windows
Excellent sound insulation
Iron, hairdryer, toiletries, towels
Full bed for a third guest
Downtown Artena (bars, restaurants, pizzerias, trattorias, shops, boutiques, hair salons, gyms)
Rome is 20 minutes by car (can also be reached by train or bus)
Near Rainbow Magicland fun park
Outlet Valmontone - 8 km
Constant communication with the owners (a free mobile phone for communication)
Home cooking (menu of 50 plates),
Flexible check in and check out times
You can leave the child with the owners
You can arrive with pets
Washing and drying things: before 5 kg - 3 euro
Printer - 0.60 euro for a page
Keeping things - free
WHAT TO SEE IN ARTENA
The historic center of Montefortino (so-called village, which later became the town, named Artena) it was built on a limestone ridge by the residents, with houses, sticky to the high mountain, and all the sidewalks in the historic city of steps coming down. This is typical of the most ancient Italian villages. In the historical center can move only on foot or by mule.
Today's appearance of Artena was formed after 1557, when Pope Paul 4, feuded with Colonna family, set fire to the town and raze it to the ground. After the death of the pontiff's column resumed hostilities, but a few decades later conceded Artena family Borghese, who built the churches and palaces, made by architect Vazanzio, combining them with palaces column and Massimo arranged over a large area (today it is called Victory Square) in front of the main building, that forms a single architectural ensemble with the existing buildings.
Village to the end of 1873 called Montefortino, which means "mountain log cabin," and only after that has received city status and a new name - Artena (the ancient city of pre-Roman period)
Monuments and Landmarks:
Religious Architecture Church of Santa Maria delle-Letizie:
Date of birth of the church dates back to the barbarian invasions (from VI to VIII century), when the ancient inhabitants of the valley to escape the raids, found refuge on the mountain and built the first houses here.
The church is 22 meters long and 12 wide. In the chapel there is a statue of the Madonna delle Grazie, very liked by the residents of Artena.
Bombed in January 1944 the church building was restored respecting the original structure.
Church of the Holy Cross:
Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross is a square building with two large towers. It is built in the highest part of the city, approximately a thousand year, was reconstructed in 1700. Today the Church of the Holy Cross, the most beloved by locals. It is the center of the architectural ensemble of the old city, from her panoramic view of the Weingarten and surroundings.
St. Stephen's Church:
It located in the heart of the old town. The exact date of construction is unknown, however, the style of the bell tower, with its elegant windows, it can be assumed that it dates back to the thirteenth century. After the fire, which occurred in 1557, the church was rebuilt Camilla Orsini Borghese, wife of Marco Antonio Borghese, so the facade of the seventeenth century, are extremely dissonant with the medieval bell tower.
Rosario Church was built by the local feudal lords Orinzie colony in honor of the victory of Lepanto in 1571, when the fleet of Christians won a final victory over Saracens, who terrorized many centuries Mediteranskoe coast. Madonna of the Rosary, which is named in honor of the church, the patron of the fleet of Christians in this battle, and it was built in honor of the many churches in Italy, but only in Artena in her honor is held every year especially grand parade. The fact that the main gallery, which has played a decisive role in the battle, commanded by Marco Antonio Colonna.
Convent of the Franciscan Fathers:
Built around 1629 by the will of Cardinal Borghese. It consists of a wonderful monastery of the Franciscan friars and the church of Santa Maria di Gesu. The five beautiful church altarpieces of artistic and cultural value.
The high altar, decorated with stucco work, dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus, the Virgin and St. Anne. Other altars, all with pictures of Vincenzo Manenti, dedicated to St. Anthony, St. Anthony of Padua and St. Clare and St. Elizabeth of Portugal.
Church of Santa Maria di Gesu, in the part of the Franciscan monastery is also home to religious, theological, philosophical and secular schools. Inside is a rich library, the base of the theologian father Jerome montefortino (the ancient name Artena). The monastery is a square with seven arches on the sides and niches decorated with paintings of the seventeenth century.
Palazzo Borghese, the most magnificent building of the 16th century, has undergone change in shape due to the radical reconstruction commissioned by Scipione Borghese made by Dutch architect John Van Santen. Inside a large garden, recently opened for visitors. Arch Borghese, the monumental arch built Scipione Borghese on the main access road to the town. Barn Borghese, a rectangular building built middle-class family in the eighteenth century, which has kept its original function till the fifties.
in the area known as the Civita are the remains of the walls of the pre-Roman period, the fourth and fifth centuries BC 2.5 km, bordering a large area of 825 meters from north to south and 525 meters east to west.
ARTENA IS OLDER THAT ROME
In the Middle Ages there were hidden opponents of papal authority, pirates, as well as lovers in anticipation of the parent for forgiveness and blessings. Today, of all the above there were only love ..
Artena authentic and well-preserved town. It is here that the director Franco Zeffirelli shot the most romantic story of all time - the film "Romeo and Juliet".
Pasquali Scviteri filmed here his paintings "Iron Prefect" with Claudia Cardinale; "Repentant forever" Tony Muzante and Franco Nero; "They were called bandits!" with Enrico Lo Verso, Giorgio Albertazzi and Claudia Cardinale.
Artena Antique recognized as the biggest pedestrian city in Europe. This is not the machine running, you can move only on foot or by mule. They are used not only for sightseeing but also for purely practical purposes: garbage collection and dastavki cargo.
In Artena still live in their own local aristocrats palazzo. During major holidays, which are quite often here, the windows of the palace opened and people in Victoria Square welcomes princess, crown prince and his wife.
The house where the apartment is located, was built either on the mountain, and under the mountain, which stretches antique Artena, which is typical for a fairly late for a city building - early 19th century. From its windows offer a dazzling view of the Old Town. The house is built of natural stone 200 years Nazal in Artena no other building material. It is part of the historical ensemble of the city and has not undergone external changes from the time of construction. The house is built in a rustic style. This is a typical house of a wealthy man at the time. Today it is completely restored and in it everything you need for a comfortable stay. Double glazing on the windows, it is important - because the bell tower of Santa Croce, which has a century Artena notify residents that took another hour without tiring add a quarter. But the apartment did not hear.
The city is long gone pirates, you can walk at night without fear of running into a bad adventure, but the door to the apartment with a special combination lock soothe even the most highly sensitive. That's not counting the gate, from which the guest also receives a personal key.
In the apartment everything is made of ecological materials. Antique wood, fabric - only silk, wool and cotton, with antique furniture. Even pictures of writing oil, brush the famous artist.
By the way, in this house in 1850, he stayed the famous Russian artist Karl Briullov. In 1848 he moved to the state of health at Rome with his easel and traveled around the neighborhood in search of scenic spots. Karl Briullov couldn’t skip Artena, of course.
Today it is a renovated apartment with WI-FI and with the all the necessary for modern man. Hostel offers guests, satisfies the most demanding culinary tastes. Breakfasts, lunches and dinners of Italian and European food are prepared only from natural fresh food. All dishes can be ordered in your room or you can enjoy them on the terrace, where the roses bloom, grow ivy, thyme and basil.
Artena - a real Italy, which you should not miss, and impossible to forget.
Přístup pro hosty
- Take advantage of additional services - a car with a driver (7 euro per hour);
- Order a sightseeing tour of Rome, Florence, Naples, Pompeii, Assisi, Perugia, Tivoli, Artenay and any other beautiful places in Italy;
- Order room service for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
If you are traveling with children and want to go in the evening without a restaurant or go on a tour, I'm ready to give you the service "baby sitter". For children Artenay there are paid and free playgrounds. Park for walks. Cost of services "baby sitter" - 2 euros per hour.
For guests with pets: you can leave them in my time of your walks. I'll feed, care and take a walk with your pets. The cost of this service is 1 euro per hour.
If you decide to visit the Outlet Valmontone (200 brand-name stores), to which the 8 minutes I will give you a card, on which you can get additional discounts of 20-30%.
For those who travel by car next to the house and free parking.
Vztahy s hosty
You can communicate with me through this site. And for your convenience during your stay, I'll give you the phone with a local SIM card, so you can call me for free at any time on any subject.
Další věci, které stojí za zmínku
Magicland, a real city of attractions, famous not only in Italy, only five minutes by car from us. Both adults and children can spend an unforgettable day here.
Instead Magicland Outlet Valmontone - more than 200 brand shops with permanent discounts of up to 70%, with bars, restaurants and playgrounds.
The sports complex Millenium (10 minutes by car from the apartment) is an outdoor and three indoor swimming pools, gyms, spa facilities, fitness. Entrance ticket - 13 euros for the whole day.
Riding school at three km away.
Restaurant with fishing is two kilometers from here, in a picturesque location.
In each of these places we offer a pick up service.
The apartments have a hair dryer,iron and mini bar, as well as you have the opportunity to use the washing machine. Guests can enjoy dishes from our menu. The breakfast is not included in the price.
Guests receive from me free cell phone for communication.
Do not smoke in the apartment, near the apartment is equipped with smoking area with a beautiful view on the Old Town.
Please tell us your arrival time and departure the day before.
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