Pineto Regional Park

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Information board outlining the protected plant zones in the park

The Pineto Regional Park is a protected natural area of Lazio, Italy, instituted in 1987. It has an area of approximately 240 hectares, which includes Pineta Sacchetti. The park is in the northwest area of the city of Rome, in Municipio XIX, shared between the districts of Aurelio, Primavalle, and Trionfale.

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  • Translated from Italian Wikipedia.

One of the most beautiful oasis near Rome, the Parco del Pineto is a valley, the so-called “Valle dell’Inferno” (Valley of the Hell), once extending to the Vatican walls and characterized by furnaces and limestone for the construction of St Peter’s.

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Coordinates: 41°55′21″N 12°25′50″E / 41.92250°N 12.43056°E / 41.92250; 12.43056