Discovering san felice circeo
Sometimes it is enough to look around to understand that you don’t have to travel too far to have a dream vacation. Situated in the province of Latina, close to Rome, San Felice Circeo is an antique Italian town full of history.
Circeo is a perfect place for those who don’t have much time but want to enjoy a weekend by the sea, to discover the history of the place and to enjoy wonderful local food.
Those who live in Rome or nearby areas are used to call San Felice Circeo just Circeo, although with this denomination the boundaries of the landscapes are extended: not only the town of Circeo, but also the promontory and the National Park.
“CITIES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN LIKE PEOPLE, THEY SHOW THEIR DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES TO THE TRAVELER. DEPENDING ON THE CITY OR ON THE TRAVELER, A MUTUAL LOVE, OR AN ANTIPATHY, FRIENDSHIP OR HATE MAY BE BORN. ONLY THROUGH TRAVELING WE CAN DISCOVER WHERE WE ARE LOVED AND WHERE WE ARE REJECTED “
What to visit in san felice circeo
Those who arrive in San Felice Circeo are surprised by the beauty of this small the town , with only 10,000 inhabitants.
The historic center of San Felice Circeo overlooking the Pontine islands is perfect for suggestive walks: the sea views and the landscapes will leave you breathless. For the great lovers of history the Villa of Domitian and the remains of the castle of the Casarini family are definitly first to visit.
Walking from the historic center to the Circeo Batteries you will find yourself in front of another suggestive landscape: via del Faro. It’s a path marked by a winding cliff that leaves you breathless at every turn. Here you may enjoy trekking along the paths and visiting the numerous caves and coves.
Another view that will astonish you is the view of Monte Circeo. The promontory is the heart of the Circeo National Park, and you can see it stretching out into the sea with all its elegance and its power. Located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, Monte Circeo is entirely crossed by the Mediterranean scrub and looks like a desert island.
With its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, green mountains and a crystal blue sea, Circeo is a unique place to get lost.