Travel to Borgo Paola - please look at: Location and travelguide
The Xplore Rome location is about an hour drive (50 km) from the center of Rome (Roma Termini).
There is a commuter train service up to the station of Bracciano with the Line FR3
As there are many participants arriving Friday morning we will be very busy and recommend to share a Taxi from Bracciano Staton to Borgo Paola.
Nevertheless we will install a shuttle service from Bracciano Station to the venue, on Friday only - every half an hour from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. for 5€/person. If you want to use our service, please sendi a WhatsApp or sms to Caprice: xxxxxxxxxxxx half an hour before arrival
If you come later or on another day you take a taxi or you can order in the morning our shuttle service (10€/person) by sending a WhatsApp or sms to Caprice: xxxxxxxxxxxx half an hour before arrival.
There are a few very attractive apartments with 2 and 3 beds available as well as the possibility to share a dormitory space or put up a tent in the garden.
- - in double bed apartment for couples: € 480.- per weekend - 2 private double bed apartments available only!
- - in three bed apartment for a group: € 450.- per weekend - 1 three bed apartment available only!
- - in three bed dormitory apartment: € 120.- per weekend and person - 2 three bed dormitory apartments (separated for man and women) available only!
- - in dormitory (sala rettangolare): € 60.- per weekend and person / bring your own sleeping bag and mat
- - in tent on the lawn: 30.- per weekend and person / bring your own tent and everything else you need
If you are interested to book one of the apartments or a bed in an apartment, please inquire through the Contact Form
This accommodation offer at Borgo Paola is only available as package for the entire Xplore Rome weekend, 3 nights (Fri - Sun), together with a 3-day pass alongside the registration process!
We recommend everybody to arrive on Friday morning in time. The box office opens at 10 a.m. and catering will be available.
If you need to arrive already on Thursday evening (because you come from abroad, or you just found a very special offer for your flight / train...) we will welcome you as well, but we can't guarantee any other plus service (like catering, bar, shuttle service etc.) as we will be busy for putting up the logistics for the weekend. You can pay the extra night in cash on arrival.
If so, please inform us through the Contact Form as soon as possibile, so we can help you to find the best solution for your arrival (accomodation, shuttle, etc...)
Accommodation nearby Borgo Paola
As the area around the lake Lago di Bracciano is quite touristic, you will find a lot of possibilities to stay in the villages Bracciano and Manziana nearby or Oriolo a bit more far. Please have a look at the google map - Thank You!
around the corner:
Bed and Breakfast a Bracciano Il Castagneto
Via della Cisterna 9/10, Località Pisciarelli
00062 Bracciano Roma
Land Line +39 - 06.9986513
La Gismonda B&B
Via della Cisterna 6, Località Pisciarelli
00062 Bracciano Roma
Land Line +39 - 06.99815284
Xplore Rome Catering: Delicious Organic Food prepared by passionate people
Tommaso and Micol Alfieri have a reputation for distinctive contemporary, yet typically Mediterranean cooking, founded on fresh, high-quality ingredients, skilful preparation and a solid philosophy of food ethics. They will prpare a light vegetarian menu each day, consisting of breakfast, lunch and dinner, with the specific requirements of the xplore participants in mind. All recipes will use only seasonal and regional produce, of a mostly organic or biodynamic origin, specifically sourced from selected local farmers. Vegan participants will also be provided for, if pre-booked.
What to expect…
For breakfast there will be coffee, milk, tea or herbal tea, different fruit juices, yogurt, cereals and fruit, bread and butter, an assortment of cheeses and fresh vegetables, plus two daily choices of home made cake: ciambellone, crostata, carrot cake, ricotta-chocolate cake.
For lunch they serve a unique plate composed of three especially digestive creations, for example: zucchini balls, spicy buckwheat&vegetable salad, sweet pepper-basil-tomato salad, followed by a dessert of pear&cheese cake with chocolate flakes, or their special gazpacho with crostini, farmer tortilla and Greek salad followed by a water melon-mint-Macedonia, and of course water, as well as a glass of red or white wine.
Dinner time offers a special meal each day, including: antipasto, first plate, second plate, dessert and a glass of beer or wine. Here are some of their mouth watering proposals for the Evening Feast: Melanzane alla parmigiana / Lasagnetta al pesto alla maniera Ligure / Carbonara di zucchine rinfrescata al limone / Paccheri al pomodoro confit / Involtini di melanzana con tonnarelli al sugo / Patate al forno con salsa barbecue / Zucchine e carote trifolate con semi di sesamo / Caponata / Insalata mista di stagione con verdure di stagione semi vari e citronette / Desserts: Panna fragole e cioccolato / Cialde al pistacchio con ricotta montata e gocce di cioccolato / Crema al limone con lingue di gatto e melograno / Panna cotta al te verde e lavanda.
We aim to make our catering as affordable as possible, while offering you the satisfaction, health benefits and holistic nourishment provided by high quality food. We also wish that the amazing work of Tommaso, Micol and their crew is paid correctly. To keep calculations easy and to avoid food waste, we kindly ask you to book your food online, in advance, together with your xplore registration.
Prebooking (you can buy a voucher online through the registration form)
|a)||Full board - breakfast, lunch and dinner||35€ 1-day /||100€ 3-days|
|b)||Lunch and dinner||30€ 1-day /||85€ 3-days|
|c)||Breakfast and dinner||23€ 1-day /||65€ 3-days|
|d)||Breakfast and lunch||20€ 1-day /||55€ 3-days|
Singles meals on location (only a limited number of plates will be available without prebooking)
|09:00h||Breakfast / Colazione||8€|
|14:30h||Lunch / Pranzo||15€|
|21:30h||Dinner / Cena||18€|
Hi, My name is Tommaso, I have been a chef for many years.
I am very passionate about good food and organic and biodynamic products. This year, myself and Micol (my talented pastry chef and wife) will take care of your nourishment during the festival.
We will come to stay in Borgo Paola to cook for you: our intention is to do our best to provides you pleasure and satisfaction with healthy and fresh made breakfast, lunch and dinner.
We promise to offer you a great variety of food to match all your different tastes throughout Xplore Rome 2017. Our meals will be served on natural, bio-degradable plates to be eco-friendly.
In order to minimalize any unnecessary waste of food, we ask you to book in advance to prevent any disappointment and so that we can share this wonderful time together.