“A poem pressed into service as a city.”
When you visit Rome, you'll know what Anatole Broyard meant.
Make Rome the first stop on your trip.
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The capital of Italy is a vibrant, energetic and stylish city. While thoroughly modern in sensibility, Rome is home to some of the world’s most important works of classic art and architecture. This city has been an epicenter for culture, politics and religion for more than 2,500 years. Of course, the museums are fantastic. Think of the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps and the Vatican. There are more than enough sights to keep even the most active tourists busy in Rome. Even somewhere as popular as Rome you can find places just off the tourist trail and bustling with locals.
But it’s also nice to slow down and enjoy Rome’s famous cafes and restaurants. They can be just as beguiling as the buildings. Lounge with an espresso on the Campo de Fiori and watch the changing light on the fountains and facades in a piazza. Visit the Vatican and explore some of the world’s most beautiful churches. Rome really comes alive at night. That's when restaurants and wine bars bring a renewed vitality to the city. You can also take day trips from Rome to local vineyards, olive groves, and other places producing regional delicacies. No matter what your interests, Rome will be an enjoyable destination.
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Where to stay in Rome
With thousands of hotels in the city and not knowing the neighborhoods it can be hard to pick where to stay. We've mostly concentrated our accommodation selection around Rome's 'modern' city center for those who prefer to be closer to attractions such as the Spanish Steps and Piazza Navona as well as the Monti neighborhood. A valiant holdout against Rome's mass tourism, this little pocket of small streets, local restaurants, bars and boutique shops is the ideal area to stay in if you're seeking something more authentic. Whichever part of Rome you prefer to call home temporarily we've chosen some outstanding properties, from 3 to 5 stars, many with terraces affording spectacular views across the rooftops of Rome. Once we start preparing your customized itinerary we will present our recommended options for you to select from.
Things to do in Rome
There are a thousand and one things to do in Rome and there's always something new to see whether it's your first time of tenth time in the eternal city. We can arrange private and group tours of all the major sights, a general overview or an in-depth look at something that particularly interests you. Rome's Jewish Ghetto neighborhood, for example, provides a rich backdrop to a tour focused on Jewish Rome. If you'd like to get out of the city, Rome is surrounded by a number of interesting places, from Castelli Romani or Ostia Antica to Tivoli and Villa d'Este. When we send you your customized itinerary you will be able to choose additional excursions to included in your vacation package or consider for adding later. Whether you need day trips with a guide, just transport, or information to go and explore on your own, we're here to help.
What I love about Rome...
“Each time I return to Rome I fall in love with the city a little more. There's just so much to discover it doesn't matter if it's your first or tenth visit. I love staying in the Monti area, still packed with local life, small trattorias, up & coming designer shops yet a stone's throw from the colosseum. ”
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