We are pleased to invite you Sunday October 17th to the outdoor Autumn activities for children at Hortus Urbis, the garden with solely ancient Roman plants in the Appia Antica Park.

At 11 am – “BULBI IN FESTA” – Little gardeners, a cura di Hortus Urbis

Hands-on workshop dedicated to gardening. We will work on daffodils, lilies, saffron and other bulbs. Like real gardeners children will plant the bulbs and participate in the creation of new flower beds in the garden. Each child will plant a bulb in a small pot to take care of, that will bloom in a short time.

  • Ages 4 years onwards
  • Length: about 50 minutes


To sign up it is mandatory to send an email to hortus.zappataromana@gmail.com, by 12.00 am Friday October 15th. In the email please indicate Name of the child and the adults that will accompany with a telephone number. Your reservation is valid after you’ve received an email with the payment instructions.

The cost of the workshop is 10 euro per child.

The activities are outdoor, nevertheless masks must be worn and distances maintained.

Further information: www.hortusurbis.it

In case of rain the activities will be cancelled.


In case of rain the activities will be cancelled


Email: hortus.zappataromana@gmail.com


Web: www.hortusurbis.it

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Twitter: @zappataromana#HortusUrbis

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

Bike: Cristoforo Colombo bike route and Circonvallazione Ardeatina.

Bus: 118 or 218 on the Appia Antica (Domine Quo Vadis stop); 30express, 714 and 715 on the via Cristoforo Colombo (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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