Travel to Rome, Italy

An ancient empire reigning over the 21st Century

An ancient empire reigning over the 21st Century
Ever dreamed of seeing the timeline of European history, laid out in front of you? Well, look no further than the captivating capital of Rome. 

The city has left a scatter of historical traces amongst the modern world. The Colosseum and Pantheon stand dominant as the world below races past in the speed of the 21st Century. Taste the rich Roman food in the area of Testaccio, or play with the modern thoughts of the city at the MACRO contemporary art museum. 
Where ever this city may take you, just make sure to stop for a moment and listen to the buzz that is happening around you!

Suggested stay
3 nights +

Things to do in Rome, Italy


Vatican City. Easy to reach via Rome, Italy
Skip the line – Vatican in One Day
The popes were among the very first royalty to open their vast art collections to public viewing, and today visitors can view the Vatican’s own incredible collection while touring the so-called Vatican Museums.
 
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Colosseum in Rome, Italy
Colosseum and Pantheon tour
Walk through Rome’s Colosseum, one of the world’s best-known sites from antiquity where Roman emperors liked to watch gladiators stage to-the-death battles and also hunt and kill wild animals. Afterwords soak up the beauty of Roman Pantheon.
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Night walk in Rome, Italy
Rome at Twilight Walking Tour
On this 2.5-hour walking tour, you get to explore Rome’s Historic Center and admire its world-famous monuments lit up, while learning the fascinating stories behind them.
 
 
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Places to stay in Rome, Italy


We have carefully selected the following list of hotels, based on ratings, customer reviews, location and price. Choose from three classes:
1. Economy – good quality at a reasonably low price. 2. Comfort – a little extra luxury for a good price. 3. Premium – the finest features for a luxurious stay.

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EcoHotel Roma
The EcoHotel Roma is a supporter of sustainable tourism and hospitality. The 3-star Eco hotel is located close to Rome’s center and offers modern and comfortable rooms with eco-friendly products. The hotel is located away within the Valle dei Casali nature reserve and away from all the chaos of the center but within easy reach by public transport. A few steps from the hotel guests will find a number of buses taking them anywhere from the train station to the city’s attraction.

Distance from City Center: 4.9 km

Hotel Alimandi Via Tunisi
The hotel Alimandi Via Tunisi is a family run hotel that is located opposite the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. The hotel offers cosy and comfortable rooms with all the private facilities a guest will need during their stay. Guests can enjoy a relaxing time on the sun terrace of the hotel with a stunning view of the St.Peter’s Basilica.

Within the City Center.

Hotel Lirico
Hotel Lirico is in a historical late 19th-century palace with rooms that are furnished with care and attention, featuring rich fabrics in bright hues. The Lirico hotel is located just around the corner from Rome’s Opera house and is only a few minutes walk from Termini Train Station. Situated just parallel to via Nazionale street, which is famous for its boutique stores, makes it a great place for those who enjoy shopping.

Within the City Center.

 

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Gioberti Art Hotel
The Gioberti Art hotel is located in the heart of Rome in between the basillica of St.Mary Major and the Termini railway station. This 4-star hotel is a suitable hotel for guests on a business trip as well as on holdiay, as it provides easy access to the city’s attractions as well as the business center. This is a great hotel for travelers who are interested in monuments, architecture and ancient landmarks.

Within the City Center.

iQ Hotel Roma
The iQ hotel is a 4-star hotel in Rome’s Downtown. The hotel is designed for modern travelers, who want to enjoy the opportunity to choose all the conveniences offered by such hotel. The hotel offers rooms that are designed to ensure maximum comfort, that is equipped with all the modern essentials. Due to the location of the iQ hotel, it is easily accessible by train or subway from any part of the city.

Within the City Center.

Hotel Nazionale
Hotel Nazionale is located next to the Italian Parliament in the famous Piazza Montecitorio, which is a pedestrian area. The hotel is situated in an 18th century building on one of the most celebrated squares in room, where a crossroad of history, art and culture can be found. The hotel offers alluring, comfortable and romantic room with everyone room decorated differently for the other.

Within the City Center.

 

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Raphael Hotel Roma
The Raphael hotel is located in the very heart of Rome making it an ideal base to experience the elegance of the city. The hotel makes you immerse yourself into a world of charm and is only a few steps away from the Pantheon, Spanish steps and St. Peter’s church. The hotel offers luxurious rooms with marble bathroom and parquet floors. Guests can enjoy a panoramic view of Rome, from St.Peter’s to the Pantheon, from the roof terrace.

Within the City center.

Palazzo Montemartini
Located adjacent to the Baths of Diocletian and near the church of Santa Maria Degli Angeli that was designed by Michelangelo, is the exclusive 5-star hotel of Palazzo Montemartini. The hotel features modern style rooms and suites all with the modern amenities where all are combined with exclusive high technology elegance, marble, and the classic style of a 19th century building.

Within the City Center.

Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
This exclusive hotel is set on the edge of the beautiful public gardens of Villa Borghese. It offers warm hospitality, a perosnalised service and elegant accommodation with free WiFi. The Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese is located in Rome’s most prestigious area, next to the cosmopolitan Vai Veneto and close to the Spanish steps. The surrounding area is full of designer boutiques, wine bars and restaurants.

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Map of Rome, Italy


 

More info about Rome, Italy

The main airport in Rome is Leonardo Da Vinci Airport (better known as Fiumicino):

Travelers on intercontinental flights will arrive at / leave from this airport, situated 30 km away from the city.

How to get to the city centre from Fiumicino and back:

By bus/ private shuttle:
Airport Connection Services (Shuttle Bus): It will take you directly from Fiumicino Airport to the city centre. Price: From € 27 For more information, see here.

Airport Shuttle. Transfers to/from your hotel, quick and easy.
Price: €25/one person; + €6 for each additional passenger. Max. number of passengers: 8 For more information, see here.

Regular Public Buses:
SIT: Connections (from Fiumicino Airport to Roma Termini (central train station) Price: Tickets available on the bus. For more information, see here.

By taxi:
Single ride: €48 aprox. Tip: Try to catch a ‘Comune di Roma’ taxi, as the taxis registered at Fiumicino Airport are more expensive.

icon train orange At the train station

Roma Termini is the main train station in Rome.

Services:
• Left Luggage
• Banks and Exchanges
• Car Rental
• Post Office
For more information, see here.

Icon camera Discover Rome

On foot: Rome is most beautiful when you stroll around its alleys. A monument or ruin might be waiting for you around the next corner.

By Metro: This is the quickest way of transportation, although the network is limited. The lines A (orange) and B (blue) are the main ones and you can buy the tickets at the central train station: Roma Termini.

Best time to go
Between March and June: Spring
Between September and November: Autumn

Language spoken
Italian

Rome weather forecast

Check the weather forecast here.

Tourist Information: You can find the booths throughout the city, with the inscription Comune di Roma.

Watch out in crowded areas, especially around the main train station and main city highlights as pickpockets might be around. Believe it or not, the most professional pickpockets are walking around very well dressed or they are even kids. Don’t let them distract you!