Rome - Trastevere & Gianicolo (PDF Chapter)
This is the Trastevere & Gianicolo chapter from Lonely Planet’s Rome guide-book.
With its old-world cobbled lanes and boho vibe, ever-trendy Trastevere is one of Rome’s most vivacious and Roman neighbourhoods. Endlessly photogenic and largely car-free, its labyrinth of backstreet lanes heaves after dark as crowds swarm to its fashionable restaurants, cafes and bars..
- admire the exquisite interior and exterior mosaics in beautiful Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere, followed by people-watching on the square out the front
- feast on the perfect Roman carbonara, pasta cacio e pepe or seasonal artichoke at tradi-tional trattorias hidden away on tiny cobbled piazzas
- savour the breathtaking interior decor by Raphael inside Trastevere’s elegant Renaissance villa, Villa Farnesina.
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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