Rome was called the “Eternal City” by the ancient Romans because they believed that no matter what happened in the rest of the world, the city of Rome would always remain standing. Exploring the city centre by foot surrounded by glorious monuments and colossal remains takes you back in time to the “glory that was Rome”.
Although Rome is relatively easy to get around, when planning a trip, doubts and questions always arise. Below you can find brief information for planning your trip to Rome.
Plan Your Trip to Rome
Our Rome travel guide includes all the necessary and up to date information about the city to help you plan your trip to make the most of your stay.
Closest Airports to Rome
The nearest airport to Rome is Rome Ciampino (CIA). However, there are better options for getting to Rome. Leonardo Express operates a train from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Roma Termini hourly. Tickets cost ?1,242 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, Di Fonzo operates a bus from Pescara to Roma hourly. Tickets cost ?1,331 and the journey takes 2h 30m.
Rome (FCO)- 32 Minutes
Other nearby Airports:
Rome Ciampino (CIA)- 36 Minutes
Naples (NAP)- 1Hour 45 Minutes
Florence (FLR)- 2 Hours 28 Minutes
Pescara (PSR)- 3 Hours 48 Minutes
Top 10 Sights in Rome
The Colosseum, Fontana di Trevi, Sistine Chapel, Catacombs…Enjoy an unforgettable trip to Rome by visiting these 10 essential visits.
The Colosseum is the largest amphitheatre built during the Roman Empire. Inaugurated in 80 AD, it offered gladiator fights, executions and animal hunts.
Located between Piazza Venezia and the Colosseum, the Roman Forum was the hub of political and social activity of the Roman citizens.
Trevi Fountain is the most beautiful and most spectacular fountain in Rome. Millions of people visit it every year to make a wish.
With its three majestic fountains and surrounding mansions, Piazza Navona is one of the most beautiful Baroque squares in Rome.
St. Peter's Square
St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro in Italian) is located in the Vatican at the feet of the Basilica. One of the most famous squares in the world.
St. Peter's Basilica
One of the largest churches in the world, St Peter’s Basilica, built in the Renaissance style is, part of the Vatican. Many Popes have been buried here.
The Sistine Chapel is one of the greatest treasures of the Vatican City. Designed by the brilliant Michelangelo, it is a must-see tourist attraction.
Piazza di Spagna & the Spanish Steps
As the site of many events and fashion shows, the Spanish Steps is one of the most renowned places in Rome. Piazza di Spagna in one of Rome’s best areas.
Completed by Hadrian in the year 126AD, the Pantheon claims to be the best preserved building from ancient Rome. A masterpiece of Roman architecture.
San Sebastiano, San Callisto, Domitilla, Priscilla, and Sant’Agnese... Discover Rome's various catacombs, what they are and how to visit them.