Rome Travel Tips
It's hard to say what you'll find most breathtaking about the Eternal City - the Vatican, the Forum, the top speed of a Fiat Bambino, the Colosseum, or the bill for your caffe latte.
Make like the locals and souse your senses in the pleasures the city has to offer, from the grandiose thrill of feeling centuries of turbulent history under your feet to the small but potent intoxication of eating chestnut gelati on a hot day. Browse all things to do in Rome or check out some highlights below.
With millions of tourists descending on Rome each year, the world’s most famous ancient city gets so overwhelmed with crowds in high season that many visitors find themselves skipping the busiest ...
They say all roads lead to Rome, and hopefully the road you are on will eventually wind its way around to the Eternal City. Calm and chaotic, metropolitan and provincial, from ancient catacombs to ...
Of the global cultural wonders which have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, only one represents an entire country: Vatican City. The world’s smallest sovereign state is – as well as being ...
The city of Rome alone is full enough of treasures to last a lifetime, however, when in Rome you shouldn’t forget the other amazing sights of Italy. It may be impossible to truly discover ...
Want to see unique sights of Rome along with the major attractions in a fun and easy way? Try biking! You can get across the Eternal City faster than walking while avoiding car traffic and going to ...
Take a break from Rome's big-city bustle to discover the fascinating history of Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius. A visit to the haunting ruins of Pompeii takes you back to the fateful day in 79 AD when ...
After touring thousands of years of sights by day, sit back and relax to experience Rome's magic by night. Floodlit monuments like the Trevi Fountain and Colosseum are a spectacular sight, and an ...
1. Ancient Rome Explore the Colosseum and Forum in style on a private walking tour with an art expert, and skip the queues for the Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Accompanied by your own ...
What better place to celebrate Christmas than in the Eternal City where it all began. Whether you’re keen to embrace the religious side of Christmas or simply want to see the Italian way of life, ...
What could possibly be more fantastic than zipping through the streets of Rome on a Vespa scooter? After all, you’ve seen it done in many a Hollywood film, and it looks so easy. As you might expect, ...
From Sorrento on the Amalfi Coast, north to Venice in the Veneto and Pisa on the coast of Tuscany – you can take in all this and more on multi-day excursions from the heart of Italy, Rome. To see ...
Witness the Papal Audience at Vatican City and hear the Pope's weekly message to the faithful. There's no better way to experience the wonder and magnificence of Vatican City. General audiences ...
Pasta, wine, cheese, salami, olive oil – these are the tastes of Italy. The country’s famous food regions have given their names to some of the world’s most popular food and wine – from Montepulciano ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
1. Easter. April 8th is Easter Sunday in 2012 and both Sunday and Monday are public holidays in Italy . Rome is a very religious city and home to the Vatican so it’s a special time here. The ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
Nestled in Rome , the Vatican
is the smallest country in the world. Since 1929 it has been an
independent city-state of just over 110 acres with a population of 800.
It has its own stamps and ...
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