Rome holidays will introduce you to Europe’s most gloriously cinematic city, spectacularly beautiful and humming with life. Rome city breaks are all about experiencing this magic. Audrey Hepburn whizzed around it on a scooter in Roman Holiday and Anita Ekberg waded seductively in the Trevi Fountain in La Dolce Vita. With such an extraordinary backdrop – ancient monuments, extravagant Baroque palaces, cobbled streets and pavement cafés – it’s easy to feel like you’re starring in your own movie.
While Rome’s long history is evident at every turn, this is no museum city living on its past, but a restless, exciting and thoroughly contemporary capital that is constantly re-inventing itself, which all add up to become a fantastic Rome city break. With short flights at incredibly cheap rates and some supreme deals on a whole host of Rome hotels, your silver-screen adventure is waiting in 2019/2018. Romantic, glamorous, and steeped in history, a holiday in Rome is an experience you’ll never forget. Plus, a city break in Rome is completely affordable - check out our deals on flights and holiday packages to secure your cheap holiday to Rome.
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Rome weekend breaks are perfect to keep vusy and discover new sights. It’s impossible to miss Rome’s biggest attractions dotted around the city:
Food and drink will be a highlight of your Rome holiday. As well as restaurants serving traditional Italian dishes, you’ll be able to eat your way all down the length of ‘the boot’ with restaurants serving cuisine from every region of Italy. Wine has been produced around Rome for two millennia, so you’ll have ample choice: try them out at an enoteca. The most popular local wine is Frascati, a refreshing white that the Romans called ‘The Golden Wine’. Whether you want to splash out on a Michelin-starred dinner or tuck into some of the best pizza in Italy around the Piazza Navona or within sight of the Colosseum, Rome has restaurants to suit every budget.
Top restaurants to visit in Rome are:
Romans love children and your kids will love Rome. They can pretend to be legionaries or gladiators among the ancient ruins, blow off steam in the beautiful parks, and cool off at the beach or one of the big waterparks on the edge of the city.
Few cities pack Rome’s cultural punch: from Roman ruins that have stood for two millennia to exciting contemporary art, this is a city that has long inspired writers, artists and film-makers. You can retrace the footsteps of the ancient Romans by visiting:
Gaze at the extraordinary artworks held at the:
Marvel at Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel, or check out the contemporary art in:
With sumptuous villas set in luxuriant gardens and breathtaking Baroque architecture at every turn, Rome truly is a city that exudes beauty and culture.
Rome is a fantastic city to visit no matter the time of the year, however the summer time is the best time due to the weather. Bag cheap holidays to Rome during the June to August period, when the city basks in hot weather with very little rain. However during this time there is a huge influx of tourists in Rome. The summer months are ideal for a Rome holiday, as the weather allows great conditions for sightseeing, outdoor dining and of course eating gelato. Easter and Christmas are also very popular times to visit Rome and Vatican City. However, expect lower temperatures. Piazza Navona has a wonderful atmosphere during Christmas, thanks to musical performances at churches and Christmas markets.
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Italy’s exciting capital city, located at the heart of the Lazio region of Italy, is packed with a huge range of nightlife options. Bars and clubs come in every shape and size, catering to every imaginable whim. There's no shortage of nightclubs during a Rome holiday. Whether you want to dance till dawn in a mega-club or simply join the throngs on one of the city’s beautiful squares after sunset, Rome has something for everyone.
Rome and romance are made for each other. Looking for the perfect backdrop for a getaway with your loved one? Rome weekend breaks are the best option to enjoy a quick trip abroad with your partner.
In Rome, the possibilities for romance are truly endless. The awe inspiring sights of Rome - including the Sistine Chapel, much of the Vatican City and the stunning Pantheon - are all bound to inspire love.
During a city break in Rome, it’s worth visiting Vatican City. It’s around a 20-minute drive away from the center of Rome. There are a number of sights in Vatican City as well as being the home to the Roman Catholic Church and the Pope. Vatican City is the world’s smallest country and is full of beautiful religious buildings, wonderful galleries and museums. Whilst in Vatican City, visit the site of ‘The Last Judgement’, a classic piece by famous Italian artist Michelangelo. This vast artwork can be found in the Sistine Chapel on the alter wall.
Top things to do in Vatican City include:
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