Guide to Rome
Rome is one of the top destinations in the world. Why you may ask? The answer is that Rome has a rich culture and a vast history spanning over centuries. From prior to Christianity Rome has stood as a beacon of a city that has fallen and came back stronger than ever, thus the name associated with Rome, the Eternal City.
Rome is home to some of the most famous pieces of artwork in the world, stunning monuments, pagan temples, grandeur basilicas, and ancient ruins. A matter of fact, no other city in the world is an open air museum such as Rome. Not only can you enjoy all that Rome has to offer but the beach is also close by for those that would love to relax and enjoy the sea breeze.
Rome has mild winters and hot summers, but any time you plan to visit you will be greeted by a culture that embraces years in the making. Rome is a city full of excitement whether you enjoy modern water parks, nightclubs, museums, or historical sights.
Rome is home to a large variety of accommodations from hostels to luxury hotels. You can enjoy a quiet and cozy hotel or choose to rent an apartment, nearby all the major attractions. You can find any type of accommodation to fit the lifestyle of your family as well as provide each member with the type of rooms they desire.
Whether you wish to visit Rome for its historical ruins, museums, restaurants, cafes, shops, or festivals. Rome will welcome you with open arms and bestow its beauty to you so you can embrace Rome and learn to feel the passion of what it is to be Roman. Some of the most popular attractions in Rome include the Colliseum, the Roman Forum, the Circus Maximus, Janiculum Hill, the Pantheon, the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and Vatican City. Vatican City is an official city-state within the boundaries of Rome as well as being the residence of the Pope, the Vatican Museums, and the Vatican Gardens. Vatican City is home to the worlds largest and most impressive collection of art in the world with famous pieces from such artists as Michelangelo. Along with the wonderful museums, the Sistine Chapel is another attraction offering visitors the chance to see the Last Judgment painted by Michelangelo.
Along with all the famous attractions Rome has more to offer such as football, operas, ballets, and concerts. Along with these activities, Rome offers a few events throughout the year including concerts at the Teatro Olimpico, in March, you can enjoy the Rome Marathon, the Film Festival in June, and in August the Festa della Madonna della Neve, not to mention various religious events throughout the year.
Rome is waiting to transport you back through history to the day of Emperor's and gladiators. Enjoy embracing and discovering the beauty, culture, and history of the eternal city during your next vacation.