Rome's botanic gardens with fountains, fish ponds and hidden areas to relax in. Largo Cristina di Svezia, 24 (06 4991 7107)
Parco Degli Scipioni
Large park with children's playground. Pizza Numa Pompilio, Porta S Sebastiano.
A playground and well known for the small bridges in the park. Piazza Crati.
Parco Urbano de Pineto
Contains a number of archaeological items. Via dell pineta Sacchetti.
Views over Piazza del Popolo with playground and restaurant.
Villa Ada Savoia
Bicycles can be rented in this park and there is alos a children's area with free and paid games. Popular with joggers with paths around the lakes and woodland. Via Salaria, Via di Ponte Salario.
A large villa with a lake where you can row and plenty of tracks for bicycles and roller bladding all of which can be rented. Piazzale Flamino.
Villa Doria Pamphili
At the tope of Gianicolo with buildings, skating rink, lake and artificial waterfall. Via di San Pancrazio.
A small Roman villas with exotic plants, statues and fountains. Viale delle Mura Giannicolensi.