Stadio Olympico A.S. Roma – S.S. Lazio Roma
Find the cheapest hotel rooms in Rome beside Stadio Olimpico football ground, home of Football Club Societa Sportiva Lazio S.p.A. and Associazione Sportiva Roma SpA. Both teams play in the Serie A, the professional football league competition in Italy. It’s also the home of the Italy national rugby union team.
Location of Olympic Stadium — the football ground is situated in the north of Rome city centre hotels in Italy, 4km north of the Vatican City.
The Olympic Stadium of Rome is characterized by a continuous ring of tiers. They gently follow the course of the athletics track and discretely rise over 13 meters (43 feet) only. The pillars that support the roof structure articulate the oval framework of the tiers.
During the 1990 World Cup the stadium was greatly transformed. A roof was added and most of the stands were reconstructed, however, retaining the original idea to create a unique bowl in an elliptical shape.
Clubs — A.S. Roma ( Associazione Sportiva Roma SpA) , S.S. Lazio Roma ( Società Sportiva Lazio SpA ), the National Football Team of Italy, and Italy national rugby union team.
Capacity — 72,698 seats
Opened — 1937
Address — Via Foro Italico, 00194 Roma Italy
Air Connections — Nearest Airports are Ciampino CIA Airport ( 20 km ) and Rome Fiumicino Airport ( 30 km ). You can take the train from Airport Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino (40 km distance) to either Termini (see hotels), Ostiense, Tiburtina train stations.
By Train —
– Arriving at the Termini Station (6 km distance from the Stadium): take the Metro A line, direction Battistini, and get off at Ottaviano stop, then take bus No. 32 and get off at Piazzale della Farnesina. Or take the Metro A line direction Ottaviano and get off at Flaminio stop, then take the tram No. 2 and get off at the terminus in Piazza Mancini.
– Arriving at the Tiburtina station: take the Metro B line, direction Laurentina, get off at Termini, then change to underground A line, direction Battistini (Ottaviano stop), and from there take bus No. 32 and get off at Piazzale della Farnesina.
Nearest main train station : the city of Rome is served Stazione Termini or Stazione di Roma Termini, which is the main station, and Rome Tiburtina, located in the north-eastern part of the city.
By Public Transportation — They are no underground stations close to the football ground. But it’s easy to reach the stadium by tram.
Take the metro or underground line A to Ottaviano just north of the Vatican and St Peters Square, and then get bus number 32. Take the bus in the direction of Tor di Quinto and get off at Piazzale della Farnesina.
You can also take metro line A direction Ottaviano and get off at Flaminio stop, then take the tram No. 2 and get off at the terminus in Piazza Mancini. Both public transport options terminate just east of the bridge over the Tiber, from there it’s another 5-minute walk to the football stadium.
Full Name — Associazione Sportiva Roma SpA
Club Colours — Wine Red, White and Black
Nickname AS Roma — i Giallorossi (the Yellow-reds), La Magica (The Magic), i Lupi (the Wolves)
Website — AS Roma
Founded — 22 July 1927
Full Name — Società Sportiva Lazio S.p.A.
Club Colours — White and Blue
Nickname SS Lazio Roma — Biancocelesti (White and sky-blue), Aquilotti (Young Eagles), Le Aquile (The Eagles)
Website — SS Lazio Roma
Founded — 9 January 1900