Visita Ostia with Us

Discover all you can visit, experience and share with your friends in Ostia:
a place where Sport, Culture, Nature and Sea merge together beautifully in surprising ways.
VisitOstia is your guide through experiencing the uniqueness this city has to offer: flourishing nature, architecture and history,
charming sunsets on the beach and large areas dedicated to open air activities and sports or lazy days to spend with your feet in the sea water. 
In every season, all year round.
Follow us and we will reveal the Ostia you don’t know

Ostia is Sport

Indoor and outdoor sport has always been one of Ostia’s vocations, thanks to its great sport and water facilities. On its territory you can find various federal centres: Pala Pellicone for judo, weight lifting, wrestling and martial arts, Polo Natatorio of the Italian Swimming Federation, a stadium for football, rugby, athletics and Fiamme Gialle’s multi purpose sports centre. Many elements make Ostia a city of sports: healthy air, extensive natural spaces available, a strong local sport tradition and last but not least, the low average age of the residents.

Ostia is Culture

Ostia is tightly connected to Rome being only 20 km from the Colosseum, but along the centuries it has had particular functions for the Eternal City. It was its port through which the Empire not only imported food and precious marbles, but also sent its troops to conquer the Mediterranean. Ostia has been a first line response of the papal kingdom against the Saracen invasions. The ancient ruins, the medieval towers, the modern buildings are Ostia’s heritage which should really be visited.

Ostia is Nature

Ostia is Rome’s sea, the Tiber’s mouth, central Italy’s green lung. Sixteen km of sand plus the only Italian sea oasis called Tor Paterno. They represent a naturalistic offer of unrivaled value: the Mediterranean scrub dunes and the beaches overlook the clean sea in which you can easily swim (as ARPA – Regional Agency for Habitat Protection) declares. It is framed within by an area of 16.000 hectares of pine forest, most of which is intact and wild, because it is reserved to the Quirinale. These enrich the offer making its microclimate perfect, the Tiber’s mouth, with its damp areas and the Centro Habitat Mediterraneo, are a privileged observation point to discover wildlife and vegetation.

Ostia is Sea

Il mare è indubbiamente la principale risorsa di Ostia, anche se non l’unica. Garantisce alla città un clima temperato, sufficientemente caldo d’inverno e fresco in estate, ma la rende anche un luogo adatto a godere dagli effetti benefici del sole e dello iodio. I sedici chilometri di arenile, con spiagge libere o perfettamente attrezzate, insieme alla pulizia dell’acqua (lo certificano i dati ARPA), rendono Ostia il luogo ideale per gli amanti delle spiagge sabbiose e dei bagni di mare...

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