Alitalia offers daily flights to Rome from the UK, with 5 daily flights from London. Rome has two airports, most regular airlines fly into Rome Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO). Ryanair flies from London, Edinburgh, Liverpool and East Midlands to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA).
Even though Rome is in its limelight when spring and autumn arrive, summer is without a doubt the most expensive and most popular time to book flights to Rome.
It takes 2h 30min to fly from London to Rome.
Rome is famous for many things including architecture, monumental landmarks and food. It can be over-stimulating at first; there's a lot to soak in! The city itself has remained incredibly intact over time, changing very little which excites and intrigues visitors spending their holidays in Rome.
Vatican: The Vatican Museums are essential to any visit to Rome. It's impossible to see it all, so choose which sites you want to see the most, and start out early.
Pantheon: Perhaps the most remarkable building in the entire city, the Pantheon is a 2000-year-old temple that is striking in every way: scale, architecture, symmetry...
Colosseum & the Forum: If re-living Rome's glory days through its ruins suits your fancy, then head to these two sites. The Colosseum has seen brutal battles between gladiators and wild beasts, spurred on by the cheers of the rich and the poor.
Mouth of Truth: Legend has it that if you stick your hand inside this 4th century sewer-cover and tell a lie, it will actually bite it off. We dare you to try it!
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When it comes to hotels in Rome there are a few things to keep in mind. You’ll find a fine selection of luxury hotels, bed & breakfast-style lodgings and chic boutique guesthouses but there are plenty of budget options as well. Search for a pension, something family-run rather than a chain hotel, stay at a monastery or rent an apartment for a week. If you have a Rome car hire, it's essential to get a hotel with parking.
Italy's capital city is full to the brim with stunning architecture, art and amazing sights. You don't have to spend a lot to live a lot in the Eternal City: check out these 6 ways to enjoy Rome...totally free!
Oh, Rome... tourists are so dazzled by the architectural wonders of the Eternal City that it's easy to forget the secret side of this age-old city. Here are 10 ideas for a more unusual and secret look at Italy's famed capital.
The Italian capital has put a bid forward for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. The country may be in a recession and the city may be caught up in a massive corruption scandal but the bid was submitted.
A Russian tourist has been fined €20,000 for carving his initial into Rome’s most iconic monument, the Colosseum. The 42-year-old used a stone to carve a 10″ letter ‘K’ into the wall and was caught by a guard.
The City of Rome is actually welcoming graffiti artists to come and tag their walls in a new graffiti-themed art festival which will see an old building turned into an attractive art gallery, featuring 15 artists from 6 nations.