Holidays in the Eternal City
History, culture, shopping, fine dining, and superb nightlife – Rome has something for everyone.
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Rome is a fascinating city, one with a long and magnificent history, which becomes more charming with each visit. Its great food, better wine and the effortless style of its inhabitants will bring you back for more.
Go shopping along the upmarket Via Condotti and the Via Cola di Rienzo, which sits behind the stunning Castel Sant’ Angelo, or check out the vintage stores of Monti. Discover some of the best cuisine in Europe on holidays in Rome, make sure you visit gourmet restaurants, or try suppli and gelato at the brilliant Testaccio food market. See the Vatican on the left bank of the Tiber, or head to Aventine Hill, whose verdant gardens offer spectacular views of the resplendent city below. Then immerse yourself in the piazza culture of San Lorenzo – watch the world go by as you enjoy a well-deserved aperitivo – after your day of sightseeing Rome’s bountiful monuments. City breaks don’t get much better, book your break to Rome today.
Rome is bursting with world-famous sights - from ancient marvels like the Colosseum and the Pantheon, to the baroque magnificence of the Trevi Fountain. Between sightseeing, wander around the city’s trendy boutiques, or sample a creamy gelato from one of the many gourmet gelatarias. Then, jump on a train or hire a car to travel to the beautiful city of Naples. Visit the Pantheon-inspired Royal Palace, enjoy the most authentic Neapolitan pizza in the world, before taking a show at the stunning Teatro San Carlo.
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You’ll find plenty to do on city breaks in Rome. Combine history and culture, with shopping and sightseeing. Discover fascinating ruins, stunning architecture and irresistible Italian cuisine. Rome is home to many iconic sights – so toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain, people watch at the Spanish Steps, or simply relax at the Piazza Navona. Go to Vatican City and admire Michelangelo’s famous artwork in the Sistine Chapel. Don’t forget to enjoy an aperitivo in the early evening and join the locals for a great night out in one of Rome’s hip neighbourhoods.
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