"Stunning landscapes, hot summers, rich history and culture, a bustling nightlife, and authentic Italian cuisine are just some of the reasons travellers flock to this vibrant city in their millions each year"
The eternal city of Rome is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe and it is easy to see why. Stunning landscapes, hot summers, rich history and culture, a bustling nightlife, and authentic Italian cuisine are just some of the reasons why families, couples, groups and solo travellers flock to this vibrant city in their millions each year. Whether it’s a romantic getaway, an unforgettable family adventure or a spontaneous long weekend in style, at loveholidays.com, we provide you with a hand picked collection of the best holidays that Rome has to offer.
If you are a lover of art and culture then Rome is a must-see destination in Italy. You can view some of the most valuable artefacts in the world at the Vatican Museums, climb the monumental Spanish Steps, or observe the legend and throw a coin into the impressive Trevi Fountain. If you want a taste of luxury, you can browse the array of Italian designer shops in the Tridente area and enjoy the elegant upmarket residences of Parioli whilst you relax in the extravagance of Rome’s luxury hotels and spa resorts. Children will be in awe of the magical realm of the Roman Forum and will love learning about the mighty gladiators in the world famous Colosseum.
Get a direct flight to Rome from most UK airports and in less than three hours you could be exploring the ancient city in all its glory. Although Rome may feel a world away from the cities of the UK, loveholidays.com can find you some of the best deals around to make your Roman dream become reality.
Culture: places to visit in Rome
Sometimes referred to as the capital of the world, a walk through Rome can be like journeying through thousands of years of history. The city has a treasure trove of parks, monuments, statues, fountains, churches and archaeological sites that make Rome one of the world’s most interesting and engaging cities to travel around. The Historic Centre of Rome is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and encompasses a huge range of antiquities from three millennia of history, including the residences of the Pope, St Peter’s Basilica and the unforgettable Sistine Chapel. Rome boasts plenty of museums, art galleries and spectacular architecture everywhere you look but if art is not your thing, there are many hidden gems within the city to inspire and enthral you as well.
Things to do
Meander through the cobbled streets of Trastevere and sample the delights of Mediterranean and traditional Roman cuisine as well as a variety of wines from the surrounding Lazio region. If you find yourself strolling through the exquisite fountains of the Piazza Navona, stop to feel the buzz, listen to the local musicians, smell the freshly cooked food from the wide variety of restaurants and cafés, and admire the works of art displayed by street vendors. The summer brings the nightly festival along the River Tiber, which is free to enter and sees the banks of the river lined for miles with eateries, bars, boutiques, exhibitions and live entertainment producing a truly unmissable ambiance. Children and adults alike will marvel at the beauty of Rome’s vast parks which span hundreds of acres in the city centre and provide the perfect place to relax with an ice cold gelato away from the noise of the metropolis.
Despite the classical fabric of Rome, the city still retains a vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere with a modern nightlife and music scene which operate in harmony with the city’s ancient roots. With so much to see and experience, Rome really has a little bit of culture for everyone to enjoy that will leave even the grumpiest traveller speechless with wonder. So visit the unique city of Rome and let loveholidays.com create your perfect Rome holiday experience.