16th century apartment in Rural Rome with wi-fi


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From $129 / night

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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • House

Casa Galilei is a comfortable and characterful apartment in the historic centre of the village of Capena, near Rome. It is located in a pedestrianised area that was most recently a Renaissance monastery, though its origins go much further back to pre-Roman times. The apartment has been recently restored from the former guest quarters of the monastery and it sleeps 6/8 people. Its features include hand-fired terracotta tiles and beech beams together with tufa caves dating back to Etruscan times.

Casa Galilei also offers plenty of modern conveniences such as wi-fi, Sky TV and central heating.

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16th century apartment in Rural Rome with wi-fi
Capena, Lazio, Italy

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The apartments are located in and around the town’s ancient Rocca, a small traffic-​​free community made up of a picturesque jumble of houses, stairways and cobbled streets with a relaxed bohemian feel.
Entering the old town centre is a little like stepping into a Fellini film or Cinema Paradiso, with life played out around the natural arena of the Piazza del Popolo.
Capena’s chief attractions are the warmth and friend­liness of the residents, good food and drink, local colour and history, proximity to Rome and good road connections.
With excellent public transport links to the capital and an array of good local shops and restaurants, it is easy to do without a car as well.
If you decide to hire a car, in summer you can drive to a couple of idyllic pools or one of the nearby lakes, which boast many amenities: Lake Bracciano, Lake Martignano or Lake Vigo in the crater of a volcano. The coast is 45 minutes by car. In winter, the ski resort of Terminillo is less than an hour’s drive away – or you could soak away the chill in one of the hot springs that abound in the area. Rome and the Sabine Hills are on your doorstep waiting to be discovered at any time of year.
The apartment is located in a pedestrianised area with a free car park located 3 minutes away.
The main motorway to Florence is just 5 km away, giving easy access to places of interest to the north and south of Rome. The capital’s airports, Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) and Ciampino, are both 45 minutes’ drive away.
Two shopping malls containing large super­markets can be found slightly further afield (about 5–10 minutes’ drive away).

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Last updated on September 12, 2014
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DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Sep 12 - Dec 19, 2014
Low Season
$129$7073 Nights
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
High Season
$154$7653 Nights
Jan 3 - Mar 27, 2015
Low Season
$129$7073 Nights
Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2015
High Season
$154$7653 Nights
Apr 11 - Jul 17, 2015
Low Season
$129$7073 Nights
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Rental fees

  • Damage deposit | $64

Additional notes from the owner

We request a 25% deposit to secure the booking, with the balance due 60 days prior to departure. We also request a security deposit of €100, which is refundable after departure, provided that the property has been left in a reasonable condition. The prices include towels and bedlinen (1 set per guest) and cleaning following departure.


  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Central heating
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove or Oven
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Books
  • Pet friendly - yes
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - no
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 175 square meters

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