Treat yourself to fine Italian wine, endless plates of homemade pasta, and views of the city’s most historic attractions on your next holiday in Rome, Italy. The nation’s capital sits in the Lazio region in central Italy, roughly 275 km south of Florence. During your stay, visit the Colosseum—the city’s ancient amphitheatre—and check out the Pantheon, which dates back to 126 AD. While you’re in town, toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain, climb the Spanish Steps, and venture over to the Vatican City. From marvelling at Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel to exploring the Borghese Gallery, it’s easy to pack your itinerary to the brim during your getaway in “The City of the Seven Hills.”
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One of the easiest ways to arrive in Rome is by flying into the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) and hopping on the express train to the Termini Station. If you choose to rent a car in Rome, realize that driving can be dodgy as drivers tend to be aggressive and the streets are exceptionally narrow.
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From the Coliseum to the Pantheon, the Sistine Chapel and Palatine Hill, Rome is home to some of the world’s most recognizable landmarks. While the impulse to rush from sight to sight is understandable, don’t sell yourself—or the city—short. Some of your best discoveries in Rome will be those you happen upon by accident; ducking into an ancient church on a side street housing a masterpiece of sacred art, stumbling upon an expansive piazza in the early morning light, and sampling the best pizza that you’ve ever tasted in your life.
Rome is the Eternal City, so approach it as if you have all the time in the world to explore. There's no need to cram everything into one visit as you'll soon fall under the city's spell, and return again and again.
'La Dolce Vita'
If you're searching for the good life, all roads lead to Rome. The city is a dizzying combination of cosmopolitan capital and ancient wonderland. The home of Catholicism, it also plays host to nightclubs that stay open until dawn.
One of the most iconic images of the city comes from the filmmaker Federico Fellini, one of Rome's most adoring fans. In La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life), Anita Ekberg frolics in the beautiful Trevi fountain after a long night's revelry. The scene is spontaneous, sexy, carefree, and a little crazy, reflecting Rome itself and the visceral impact it has on visitors. Try a romantic cruise down the Tiber River or watch the world go by from a Trastevere café and you too will believe life can't get any sweeter.
Big city charms
Rome is situated in the middle of Italy, the perfect position for the country’s capital. In some respects, however, it is set apart from the rest of the country and has a personality all of its own.
Rome is as much about frenetic traffic as chilling over cappuccino, appreciating art as appreciating gelato on a hot summer day. Hit the museums (the Vatican Museums are extraordinary, as are the Capitoline Museums and a litany of others), but then slow down and stroll through Villa Borghese, a large park well loved for picnics (and its museum the Borghese Gallery).
With its culture, art, food, and wine, a Roman holiday is like no other, distilling all that can be enjoyed in life.