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Rome

At the Epicenter of Culture, History, & Pasta

Rome, lovingly called “The Eternal City,” delivers on its legendary reputation for art, culture, and carbs. Home to some of the most renowned museums and galleries in Europe, plus an extensive collection on display at the Vatican, the city awes even the most worldly critics. Saunter through living history as you experience all Rome has to offer, including delicious food and wine, historic landmarks, and remarkable churches and cathedrals.

With some planning, embrace the breezy Italian style, learn about ancient civilizations, and dine on unforgettable favorites during your trip to Rome.

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Unique Rome Experiences

Take a moment to get inspired with the best things to eat, see and do in Rome, along with a few hints on how to get around.

What to eat while visiting Rome
What to Eat

Savor all the Italian classics in Rome. Fresh pasta will be easy to find—be sure to try the area’s signature dish, Pasta alla Carbonara—and sample homemade lasagna, traditional pizzas, and tender cuts of beef. End every meal like a local with Limoncello. Italian wines are a must, with many restaurants offering a range of vintages from bottles aged to perfection to delectable house wines. Don’t miss a single opportunity to indulge in gelato.

What to see while visiting Rome.
What to See

With so many famous sites, your Rome itinerary will fill up fast. Follow the path of ancient philosophers in the Forum, and visit the site of Gladiator fights at the Coliseum right next door. Book a tour of the Vatican, including a view of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel and the catacombs beneath St. Peter’s Basilica. Take in famous art and history from every century, including the Pantheon and lush Villa Borghese.

What to do while visiting Rome
What to Do

Spend some time walking between the famed Roman sites to get a feel for the city. Explore the eclectic neighborhoods, churches, shopping, and art galleries you find along the way. Dine al fresco near the River Tiber or make a reservation at a popular trattoria for an authentic taste of Italy. Book a day trip to Pompeii or into the countryside to take a break from the bustling capital. Before you leave, throw a coin into Trevi Fountain and wish to return to the Eternal City ASAP.

How to get around in Rome
How to Get Around

The city center of Rome is easily walkable with hidden gems around every corner. Don’t be surprised to recognize the Spanish Steps from Roman Holiday on your way from the Patheon to Villa Borghese. Rome’s metro is easy to use and connects the biggest destinations. To access the airport, hop on a train, hail a taxi, or use a rideshare app. If you’re venturing to another Italian city, the rail system is top-notch for fast, reliable transport, often running to prime destinations multiple times a day.

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