Aurelia is set within the ancient city of Rome, the largest and capital city of Italy. The name comes from Via Aurelia, an important road at the time of the Roman Empire, which stretched north-west from the city following the shorelines of the Tyrrhenian and Ligurian Seas. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Aurelia will discover that due to Rome’s massive popularity as a tourist destination, there is a great choice of self catering rental accommodation to be found here; to suit all budgets. There are apartments set within the grand buildings to be found within the city, as well as villas and holiday homes set towards its outskirts.
Due to its wealth of cultural, archaeological and historical attractions, Rome is one of the world’s most visited cities. There are also the thousands of visitors who head to the city on a daily basis on a religious pilgrimage to the Vatican City, which is the headquarters of the Catholic Church and is a separate state contained within the city. Rome also boasts all the modern amenities and attractions expected form a major capital city. There are some of the world’s best designer shops, where visitors may pick up some sought after items of Italian fashion, as well as high street shops, boutiques, markets and souvenirs stalls. Visitors spending their holidays in Aurelia will discover that there really is something for everyone in Rome, from cinemas and theatres to trendy bars, restaurants and nightclubs.
Rome is a particular draw for visitors who have an interest in all things architectural and historical. The city’s almost in-exhaustive number of fascinating buildings, landmarks, statues and fountains are in themselves a broad spectrum of architectural styles. From the ancient Colosseum, which dates back to 70-80 A.D., there are structures from all ages, such as the medieval Basilicas, to neoclassical and Baroque style Palaces, or Palazzo and churches. Tourists spending their holidays in Aurelia will therefore find that packing a comprehensive guide book and a good map of Rome is an absolute must!
Visitors spending their holidays in Aurelia will discover that this region of central Italy as a whole enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate. Summers tend to be warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the early 30s degrees Celsius. Winters are cooler, with temperatures averaging between 11 and 13 degrees Celsius. Aurelia receives an average annual rainfall of around 15 inches.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Aurelia will fly to Rome-Fiumicino International Airport (FCO). There are a number of airlines operating regular flights to this busy airport, including Alitalia, British Airways, easyJet and Jet2.com. These flights depart from several regional UK airports, including London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Bristol (BRS) and Leeds-Bradford (LBA).