Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Rome

Come and experience Rome and its museums, history and cathedral. Renowned for its monuments, art and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Colosseum, Borghese Gallery and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Rome

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Rome a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marco Simone Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Bioparco di Roma (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Parco Tutti Insieme (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Centro Sportivo Salone (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Tennis Club Parioli (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Circolo del Golf di Roma L'Acquasanta (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rome

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Rome is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bioparco di Roma (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Villa Borghese (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Aniene Valley Nature Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Villa Chigi Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Villa Torlonia (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Villa Ada (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Rome

Fly into Rome (CIA-Ciampino), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), which is 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Rome Palmiro Togliatti Station, Rome Tor Sapienza Station and Rome Serenissima Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Rome by catching a ride on the metro at Rebibbia Station, Ponte Mammolo Station or Pietralata Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Metropolitan City of Rome?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,797 holiday lettings around Metropolitan City of Rome. From 407 villas to 5,653 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Metropolitan City of Rome?

Sure, getting away from it all can be wonderful. But sometimes diving into the fast pace of the concrete jungle is way more fun and entertaining! HomeAway has 3,479 city centre rental properties available. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has tons of other property options to investigate, including:

  • 2,265 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 625 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 520 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Metropolitan City of Rome?

Forget about sterile hotel rooms. Experience this destination from the comfort and convenience of your own apartment. HomeAway has 8,884 for you to browse here. If you make your booking quick, you could be spending as little as £13 per night. If that doesn't agree with your crew's taste, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Bed & breakfast: 1,852 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • House: 1,641 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.
  • Hotel: 967 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.

Can I stay in Metropolitan City of Rome in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding the time to relax with your relatives and friends. A holiday is a perfect opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has places for you. Why not have a squiz at the 1,548 apartment holiday rentals listed here? They're the most popular choice for big groups of travellers. The holiday rentals that are suitable for large groups around here include:

  • Searching for properties that can house 6 holiday makers? We have 1,989 that will be suitable. The prices start from £23 per night.
  • If you've got 5 in your party, you'll be happy to learn that there are 1,798 rental accommodation suitable. Prices start at £23 per night.
  • Searching for rental properties to suit 8 people? You'll be pleased to hear we have 661 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as £25 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your sister and all your mates to Metropolitan City of Rome.

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