To visit Rome is to discover a historical wealth that's unmatched in the modern world. From the days of emperors and gladiators in ancient Rome to the thriving cultural hub we see today, Rome has always been a center for commerce and the arts. These days, Rome tourism is world-famous for letting visitors take a trip through time and explore the Seven Hills of Rome from the days of Mark Antony to the present.
The treasure of architecture left over from imperial Rome is still the city’s main draw. Incredible structures like the Colosseum, Pantheon, Circus Maximus, as well as countless temples, statues, and aqueducts continue will no doubt leave you speechless during your holiday in Rome, but don’t forget to also visit more modern creations like the Trevi Fountain or the famous Spanish Steps. Or, use your Rome holiday to discover the beginnings of Christianity with a trip to the Catacombs of Rome and the Basilica of Saint Clement of Rome.
Of course, a trip to Rome is also a chance to experience the modern city. Spend a morning exploring the cobblestone streets and charming cafes of the Trastevere neighborhood before admiring the collection at one of the city’s amazing art museums like the Villa Borghese. Finish up your Rome vacation with dinner and shopping on Via Veneto, the iconic street made famous in the films of Federico Fellini.
As one Europe’s major capitals, there is no shortage of options to travel to Rome. You can fly into Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport or Rome Ciampino Airport, a low-cost carrier hub, and find efficient bus, train, and metro links to the city center. Rome is accessible via train from most major European cities and if you want to continue your Italian journey, head to Roma Termini train station to catch a train for Florence, Venice, or Naples.