Rome

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Stand in awe of the ancient ruins, legendary artworks and breathtaking cityscapes that make Italy’s capital so alluring.

Known throughout its history as the city of seven hills, Rome is at once a monument to a bygone classical age, as well as a thriving and distinctly modern destination. Home to nearly three million people, the city is always abuzz with energy and life – except after lunch when things get a little quieter for a while as many Romans take their afternoon nap.

As soon as you set foot in the city, you’ll be greeted from every quarter by the towering symbols of Rome’s architectural and artistic grandeur. Take a journey back in time to Ancient Rome at the Roman Forum, look around the impressive Colosseum. Then head for the Vatican City with its beautiful Renaissance gems like the Palazzo Senatorio and the legendary Sistine Chapel. It’s also well worth checking out the Baroque masterpieces dotted throughout the city. Marvel at St. Peter’s Basilica, walk up the Spanish Steps and, of course, spend time relaxing by the Trevi Fountain.

Once you’ve explored the must-see landmarks around town, join the locals in some treasured Roman pastimes. Head for the Piazza Navona or one of the other old town squares, settle down in the sun with a coffee or a gelato, and enter into the spirit of what the locals call “il dolce far niente”, or “the sweetness of doing nothing”.

When evening falls, there’s plenty going on, whether you’re a sports enthusiast, have a love of opera and music, or enjoy good food. Across the city, you’ll find classic Italian fare such as delicious creamy spaghetti carbonara and other pasta dishes. But there are plenty of other dishes on offer, all made from fresh, seasonal ingredients. Of course, there are plenty of good wines that make the perfect accompaniment.The River Tiber runs through the city, dividing its cobblestone streets and boulevards. Find your bearings by the river, then pick up a map and start your adventure round the city’s districts. You may find you lose your way as some of the street names of the older parts of the city can be confusing. But if you do, you may accidentally stumble across some real hidden treasures in this enchanting city. You may find a small traditional bakery selling freshly baked bread or the site of an ongoing archaeological dig. This is probably your best chance to get to know the locals a little better as you stop and chat along your way.

Most people prefer to walk between the attractions down the city centre’s narrow roads but you can hop on and off the city’s buses as an alternative.

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