Castello Orsini is in Nerola (province of Rome). Nerola is a small medieval village clustered around its imposing ancient castle. It is located in a picturesque position atop a high buttress on the border between the provinces of Rome and Rieti, along the Salaria highway.
Nerola is easy to reach by car: take the exit at km 40 on the Via Salaria, just 15 km from the Fiano Romano motorway exit (on the Rome-Florence motorway), or 25 km from Rome’s GRA ring-road. Nerola can also be reached on public transportation. Take the train as far as the Fara Sabina-Montelibretti station either from Fiumicino airport or Termini Station, then continue by bus. By request, the Castle can arrange private transfers from airports or train stations.
Distance from Rome Centre (FS Termini station): approx. 40 km
Distance from Fiumicino Airport: approx. 70 km
Distance from Ciampino Airport: approx. 65 km
Distance from Rieti: approx. 40 km
Distance from Fara Sabina-Montelibretti train station: approx. 15 km
Arriving by car
From Rome: on the GRA ring-road, take exit 10 for the A1 heading towards “Firenze” (Florence). Take the Fiano Romano motorway exit. Turn onto the Salaria SS4 highway towards Rieti. Leave the road at Km 40 and head towards Nerola. Remaining on the same road you will pass through Borgo Quinzio and Acquaviva. Immediately after the Acquaviva church, turn right towards Nerola. Continue for around 4 km before reaching the old town centre. The castle can be clearly seen from a distance. You can park inside the moat.
From Rieti: take the Salaria SS4 highway towards Rome. At Km 40, take the exit for Nerola.
From the North: take the A1 motorway towards Rome. Exit at “Roma Nord” (North Rome). Turn onto the Salaria SS4 highway towards Rieti. At Km 40 take the exit for Nerola.
From the South: take the A1 motorway towards Rome. Exit at Fiano Romano. Turn onto the Salaria SS4 highway towards Rieti. At Km 40 take the exit for Nerola.
Arriving by plane
From the airports, there are 3 options for reaching Nerola: hire car, train and bus, or a private transfer service.
Arriving by train
The nearest train station is Fara Sabina-Montelibretti, which is linked to Nerola by a bus service run by Cotral. Bus timetables: Cotral spa
- From Fiumicino airport, take the train to Fara Sabina-Montelibretti (journey time around 1 hour and 30 minutes). Trains timetables: Trenitalia
- From Termini station, take the train to Fara Sabina-Montelibretti (journey time around 1 hour). Train timetables: Trenitalia
Arriving with a private transfer
The staff members at the Castle are at your disposal for organising private transfers to and from airports, and Rome city centre.