Rome Travel Guide
Plan Your Rome Vacation
Rome the Eternal is 25 centuries old and constantly reinventing itself. The glories of Ancient Rome, the pomp of the Renaissance Papacy, and the futuristic architecture of the 20th and 21st centuries all blend miraculously into a harmonious whole. You can get Wi-Fi in the shadow of 2,000-year-old ruins. It’s this fusion of old and new and the casual way that Romans live with their weighty history that make this city unique.
It's the click of your heels on inlaid marble, the whisper of 600-thread count Frette sheets, the murmured buongiorno of a... read more
In Rome, the Eternal(ly culinarily conservative) City, simple yet traditional cuisine reigns supreme. Most chefs prefer to... read more
Things To Do in Rome
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
This fabled labyrinth of ruins variously served as a political playground, a commerce mart, and a place where justice was dispensed during... Read more
You could almost say that Rome is one big museum. Whatever your special interest, you’ll find it housed in buildings that were once the... Read more
There are many, many churches in Rome and, in addition to being places of worship, many of them double as museums, full of amazing... Read more
Whether you're looking for love or hoping to rekindle the romance, there's no better place to do so than the Eternal City. Ah yes, it... Read more
With so much wonderful art to see in Rome, it’s useful to have a cheat sheet listing a few of the major artists whose names come up... Read more
The most important clue to the Romans is their Baroque art—not its artistic technicalities, but its spirit. When you understand that,... Read more
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