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Rome

Rome

Rome, known as the Eternal City, has attracted visitors for over 2,000 years. It is one of the most magnificent and romantic cities in the world, boasting an attractive mix of grandiose sights — the likes of the Colosseum, Roman Pantheon and Forum — and bustling city life. Life is sweet: the cake is there for eating. Italian designer shopping, smooth ice cream, frothy cappuccino and exquisite wines to name but a few things that draw in over 4.2 million tourists in search of a taste of Italian 'dolce vita' every year.

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Colosseum

Perhaps Rome's most famous landmark, the massive stone amphitheatre was built under Emperor Vespasian in A.D. 70-72 and completed by his son Titus 10 years later. As in the movie "Gladiator", it has hosted violent and brutal displays of gladiatorial combats and wild animal fights, all just for the delight of crowds. Inauguration lasted one hundred days, and approximately 9,000 animals and 2,000 gladiators were killed during the event. At its peak this place hosted 87,000 spectators. Today, it is Rome's most visited sight, which never fails to leave visitors awe-struck.

Address
Piazza del Colosseo 1, Rome
Fontana di Trevi

Designed by Salvi and completed by Pannini in 1762, the striking Trevi Fountain amazes onlookers with its 26.3-metre (86 ft) height and 49.15-metre (161.3 ft) width, making it the largest Baroque fountain in the city and the most famous one in the world. Several movies, including Roman Holiday and Fellini's La Dolce Vita, have contributed to its fame. In 2016, Fendi chose the fountain as the stage of one of its memorable shows ever, wherein a clear plexiglass runway stretched across the Trevi Fountain. Some useful tips before visiting Rome's iconic Trevi Fountain: - It's illegal to fish out coins from the fountain. - It's strictly forbidden to bathe in the fountain.

Address
Piazza di Trevi, Rome
Hostaria Da Cesare

In Rome since 1965. Here you can find local fish from the coast of Lazio, seafood, fried fish, shellfish, Chianina’s beef certified and exquisite pizza produced in a wood-burning oven. Seasonally, white and black truffle, boletus mushrooms, royal agaric. Selection of wines. Smoking room.

Address
Via Crescenzio 13, Rome
Harry’s Bar

Harry’s Bar is the unique place that evokes the “Dolce Vita” as if it was a clip from the film, creating a vivid flashback to the golden era of the Via Veneto. As in the roaring sixties, you can still sip an apéritif, enjoy the live piano bar every evening and dive into the magic of the Via Veneto from the exclusive Harry’s Bar. The refined cuisine recalls the freshness of Mediterranean flavours based on prime ingredients.

Address
Via Vittorio Veneto 150, Rome
Carlo Cecchini

Peruse the high-quality leather creations of Carlo Cecchini himself, whose strong creativity and imagination result in a vast range of designs conceived for a varied crowd of all ages and styles. His production of bags, totes, wallets, shoes and purses, follows the guiding principles of the old Italian leather making traditions, only using top quality raw materials treated and manufactured according to centuries-old traditions.

Address
Via della Lungaretta 65, Rome
McArthurGlen Castel Romano Designer Outlet

For a unique shopping experience, just 20 minutes from Rome you’ll find Castel Romano Designer Outlet with all your favourite labels with discounts of 30-70%, all year round. Daily shuttle service is available from Rome city centre.

Address
Via Ponte di Piscina Cupa 64, Castel Romano, Rome

Fiumicino International Airport

Rome’s main airport, Leonardo da Vinci, is located in Fiumicino, 30 kilometres (18.5 miles) from the city. There are several ways to get into the city centre from the airport: Leonardo Express The Leonardo Express leaves every half hour in each direction and connects the Roma Termini station with Fiumicino airport. Tickets can be bought at machines, travel agencies, ticket desks and on the website. Train You can reach Rome by train directly to the Termini railway station. Metro The metropolitan train FM1 links the airport with regions like Fara Sabina, Orte and Poggio Mirteto. Please note that the Metro does not stop at central station Termini. Terravision Shuttle Bus This bus line takes you to the central station Termini.

Address
Via dell' Aeroporto di Fiumicino 320, Rome

Ciampino Airport

The city’s second airport Ciampino is situated 12.0 km southeast of central Rome and is mainly served by low-cost and charter airlines. Bus Some low-cost airlines have their own buses. The regular buses depart from the nearby underground station Anagnina. Taxi A taxi ride from the airport and central Rome takes 20 minutes.