Rome’s iconic landmarks and classic beauty evoke images of a powerful past complement its fashionista present. With a history dating back to the Roman Empire, Rome mixes cutting-edge restaurants and shops with romantic ruins and ancient churches.
Things to do in Rome
Many of Rome’s major attractions are clustered around the historic city centre. It’s here you can admire the Colosseum, wander through Old Rome’s piazzas and see the 2000-year-old Pantheon.
You can spend an entire day exploring the treasures of the Vatican City, including Renaissance-era architecture and beautiful ceiling frescoes. It’s also home to St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, famous for its incredible ceiling artwork painted by Michelangelo.
Hang out at the Spanish Steps or Trevi Fountain, where it's tradition to throw in two coins over your left shoulder. Can’t get enough of the city’s history? Explore ancient Rome with a walk through the Roman Forum.
Tickle your taste buds with an authentic Italian cooking class, where you’ll use local ingredients to gain insight on an important piece of Italian culture, their food. Don’t miss out on indulging in Rome’s culinary delights, as pile-high plates of pasta, freshly brewed espressos and dollops of sweet gelato are on every corner.
Rome’s traffic-free zones offer pedestrians easy access to hidden treasures and monuments. You can also use the Public Transit Bus service, which runs 24 hours a day. Attractions far from the central historic district can also be reached via public transportation or taxis, including the network of trams, metro lines and trolleys.