Rome is up there with the most fascinating cities in the world: rich in history, architecture and eternally giving in glorious food and wine. The global capital of art, this city’s artistic heritage dates back to Etruscan times and will no doubt be one of the most fascinating places you ever visit - and with its selection of top notch Rome hotels, one of the most comfortable to.
Your first port of call once you're all checked-in to your hotel in Rome should be the hugely impressive Colosseum. At almost 2000 years old, much of the structure still stands today and it is considered by many as the greatest piece of Ancient Roman architecture on display anywhere in the world.
Rome is also home to the Vatican, the smallest internationally recognised state in the world. St. Peter’s Basillica, The Vatican Museums, The Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Square are just some of the places you simply must visit when exploring the Vatican in Rome.Explore all Rome has to offer and save with Rome in One Day Pass.
Another must see attraction is the Pantheon: a 2000-year-old temple, now a church, and is the best preserved of Ancient Rome’s great monuments. Then there’s the impressive Trevi Fountain; the largest Baroque fountain in the city and amongst the most beautiful in the world.
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Visitors to Rome have flocked to the Spanish Steps (Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti) since the 18th century – it hasn’t lost any of its popularity. Today countless visitors still gather at the popular Piazza di Spagna at the bottom of the Spanish Steps. Once home to poet John Keats, the square now holds a museum dedicated to his memory, and is packed with incredible and unique architecture. Other popular squares in Rome include the Piazza di Navona and Piazza del Popolo, which are home to some of the city’s most popular restaurants, cafes and shops.
Be sure to take your time exploring Rome as it is up there with the most stunning cities anywhere in the world. Hotels in Rome don’t disappoint either, the city has some of the most desirable and luxurious hotels in the world.
Food, Wine and All Things Fine
Rome is also a famous lover of food and wine, and you can also easily carve an unforgettable culinary journey through the Italian capital. Everywhere in Rome you’ll find fine Italian food and 'vino' in abundance. The classic dish is Spaghetti Carbonara, but Roman cuisine extends far beyond just pasta, with fresh vegetables, meat and cheese taking centre stage. Simple and tasty dishes based on what is available in season.
Once you’ve explored the city, do what the locals do. Find a spot to sit with a delicious gelato (Italian ice cream) and watch the afternoon sky turn pink. You know what they say, “when in Rome”.