Rome city breaks 2014

Escape into one of Europe's most beautiful and historic cities




Trajan Market in RomeBuilt on a legacy of lost empires and historical greatness, our apartments in Rome make the perfect getaway to soak up some much needed culture and history. Often refer to one of Europe’s most beautiful capital cities; Rome encapsulates so much in the way of fine urban beauty. We have an amazing selection of accommodation that are all located in the heat of the cities action, so you’re sure to never miss out.

From architectural splendours like the world famous Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain, be prepared to be walking around Rome with your jaw constantly dropping! As soon as you step off the plane you can just feel the overwhelming history that surrounds you, and with its plethora of museums and art galleries you’re sure to learn something new as well. 

 

   

Jeff Titelius Jeff Titelius' verdict on Rome


The Roman Forum. Two thousand years of history await in Rome's birthplace. Walk along Via Sacra to the colossal Basilica di Massenzio, the eternal flame at the Temple of Vesta, and the remains of Julius Caesar. Be sure to pre-purchase your tickets.

Piazza Navona. This ancient piazza where Roman chariots once raced is a hub of humanity. Splendid outdoor cafés line its perimeter but don't eat here—overpriced menus for mediocre fare. In the centre, revel in Bernini's masterpiece "Fountain of the Four Rivers".  

Vatican City. Perhaps my favourite. Venture inside St. Peter's and climb to the top of the cupola. Then venture below to the ancient Necropolis on the Scavi Tour. Book a front-of-the-line access tour to the Vatican Museum and behold the Sistine Chapel.
 

Jeff Titelius
is the HomeAway travel expert on Italy city breaks. He can also be found on his site EuroTravelogue.com.
   

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The Vatican City The Vatican City

Religious or not, The Vatican City is simply a must for anyone visiting Rome. You’ll find such architectural splendour in the way of St Peter’s Square and The Basillca that will have your jaw dropping frequently.

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The Colosseum The Colosseum

Travel back in time as you gaze up at the magnificence that is the Colosseum, which is located in the heart of central Rome. Very much a focal point for your whole stay in Rome, the Colosseum looks especially amazing when it is lit up on a evening.

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Inside the pantheon in Rome Pantheon

This ancient building dates back just over 2000 years ago and is one of the oldest to still stand in Rome to this day. Marvel at the wonder of the Pantheon, which will have you entranced from the start of you visit until the very finish!

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The Forum The Forum

Here you will find some of the most important ruins from Ancient Rome in the form of its old government buildings. Soak up all the history of one of the most famous lost empires the world has ever known and marvel at the achievement of Rome’s ancient ancestors.

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Trevi Fountain Trevi Fountain

Standing at 26 meters high, this fine example of Roman architecture will leave you speechless. The Trevi Fountain is located in the Trevi district of Rome and legend has it if you throw a coin into its waters you a sure to return.

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