Sunday, March 22nd, at 11 am we are pleased to invite you to the Spring outdoor activities of the Hortus Urbis, the garden in the Appia Antica Park with solely plants of the Roman Age.

Spring comes back and the Sunday workshops for kids too. This week the Season’s beginnigs are on stage with Demetra’s and Persephone’s myth, a workshop by Semi di Carta to listen and draw in the garden.

From March 21st at Hortus Urbis a different Sunday workshop for kids will take place. Every Saturday morning from 12 am to 1 pm Watercolor outdoor lessons for kids will follow, to observe and play with colors, an opportunity not only to improve and learn watercolor techniques but also improve confidence, expression and self-esteem. More information here:

March 22nd program:

At 11 am – “Demeter e Persephone, the myth on the season’s origins ” | Workshop for Kids in Italian, by Semi di carta

Spring is arriving, flowers fill the Earth with their perfume, light wins darkenss, the sun’s heat warms the air, but has it always been like this? How did seasons begin? The Greek myth of Demeter e Persephone, mother and daughter, will tell us. We will discover more about it reading the myth together under the trees and surrounded by the garden’s flowers. Afterwards with the help of crayons we will draw the magic of light that comes out from darkness.

  • 8 years onwards
  • Fee: 8 euro per child, 6 euro with the Carta amici del Parco
  • Time: 50 minutes
  • Reservations until 6 pm of Friday, March 20th, at
  • Registration: 15 minutes before the beginning of the workshop
  • In case of rain the activities will be post-poned

For information or brochure:

Picnic area on site

The Teatro di Roma offers discounts to the the Hortus Urbis workshops participants for the Teatro dei ragazzi shows at the Teatro India.





Twitter: @zappataromana - #HortusUrbis

How to reach us

Hortus Urbis at the former paper mill “ Cartiera Latina”, via Appia Antica, 42 /50 (near the fountain), Rome

Bike: Cristoforo Colombo bike route and Circonvallazione Ardeatina.

Bus: 118 and 218 on the Appia Antica (Domine Quo Vadis stop) or 30express, 714 and 715 (Cristoforo Colombo/Bavastro stop or Cristoforo Colombo/Circonvallazione Ostiense stop) and then short walk along the Circonvallazione Ardeatina in the Scott Park.

Car: parking at via Carlo Conti Rossini, Largo Gavaligi, via Omboni, via Scott and surroundings and then short walk along the Circonvallazione Ardeatina in the Scott Park

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