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Discover the Eternal City on an Enchanting Holiday to Rome.

Holidays to Rome

An Italian city that blends ancient history with modern allure, holidays to Rome are all about exploring its labyrinth of cobbled streets, magnificent ruins, and timeless beauty. Steeped in millennia of stories, Rome, the Eternal City, stands as a mesmerising ode to a time long past.

A bucket list destination for love birds, history buffs, food lovers and art enthusiasts alike, Rome is more than just a city; it’s an experience that captivates the soul. Whether it's your first visit or a return holiday, Rome’s enchanting atmosphere ensures there’s always something new to discover. From exploring the Colosseum to sampling gelato as you toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain with the hope of returning to the city again- a holiday to Rome is pure magic. Are you ready to let the Eternal City weave its spell on you?

When is the best time to visit? The best time to visit Rome is in spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). These months offer warm temperatures and fewer crowds than the peak summer seasons, ideal for sightseeing in the city.

Where is the best place to stay? From all-inclusive modern hotels to romantic 5-star boutique inns nestled in cobbled lanes, Rome has accommodations to suit every holiday. For first-time visitors, staying in the charming neighbourhood of Trastevere offers you a thriving restaurant scene close to the historic centre and must-see attractions. Or if you are looking for a little more luxury, Piazza di Spagna opens a world of high-end shopping, luxury hotels and easy access to Villa Borghese- a great area for families.

Travel guide

The perfect destination for couples seeking timeless Italian romance and groups interested in historic beauty, holidays in Rome are popular, year-round with British travellers.

  • Best time to visit: March-May
  • Average flight time: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
  • Most suited for: Couples, Groups
  • Currency: Euro
  • Time Difference: +1 Hour
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Rome holidays

Romance, Roman Ruins & Monuments for the Gods

Romance, Roman Ruins & Monuments for the Gods

Begin your Roman adventure with a visit to the Colosseum. Imagine the roar of the crowds as gladiators battled in this colossal arena. Wander through its ancient corridors and envision the grandeur of Imperial Rome. Nearby, explore the Roman Forum, the epicentre of ancient Roman life, where temples, basilicas, and arches tell tales of a bygone era. Step into the Pantheon, one of Rome’s best-preserved ancient buildings. Originally built as a temple to all gods, gaze up at the huge dome, and watch as the natural light illuminates the magnificent interior. Climb the Spanish Steps leading up to the Trinità dei Monti church, a favourite spot for locals and tourists alike. No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Trevi Fountain. A place of legend, as the water cascades over the intricate carvings, toss a coin, make a wish, and become part of a tradition that spans centuries.

Visit the Vatican: A Spiritual and Artistic Haven

Visit the Vatican: A Spiritual and Artistic Haven

The Vatican City, the smallest independent state in the world, is a treasure trove of art, history, and spirituality. Marvel at the awe-inspiring St. Peter’s Basilica, with its breathtaking dome designed by Michelangelo. Inside, discover masterpieces like the Pietà. Don’t miss the Vatican Museums, home to the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes leave visitors in silent awe.

Pulsing Plazas & Lapping up Local Life

Pulsing Plazas & Lapping up Local Life

Stroll through Piazza Navona, one of Rome’s most beautiful squares. Built on the site of an ancient stadium, this lively piazza is home to the ornate Fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini. Enjoy a gelato as you take in the vibrant street performers and artists. The square’s Baroque architecture and bustling atmosphere make it a perfect spot for people-watching and soaking up the local culture. Venture across the Tiber River to Trastevere, a neighbourhood that exudes authentic Roman charm. With its narrow streets, ivy-clad buildings, and lively piazzas, Trastevere is a perfect place to experience local life. Explore its boutiques, enjoy a meal in a traditional trattoria, and soak in the bohemian atmosphere that makes this area so unique. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city in Villa Borghese, Rome’s most famous park. Wander through its lush gardens, rent a bike or a boat, and visit the Borghese Gallery. This art museum houses an impressive collection of works by Caravaggio, Raphael, and Bernini. The park’s serene environment offers a peaceful retreat amid the city’s historic splendour.

food and drink

Food & Drink

Dining in Rome is not just an opportunity to refuel between sightseeing spots, but a celebration of flavours and traditions. A paradise for Italian food lovers, savour traditional dishes like carbonara, cacio e pepe, and saltimbocca. Visit local markets like Campo de’ Fiori to taste fresh produce, cheeses, and cured meats. Don’t forget to indulge in a scoop of authentic gelato from a local gelateria.

Weather

Average monthly temperature in Rome (°C)

  • Jan 8°C
  • Feb 9°C
  • Mar 12°C
  • Apr 14°C
  • May 21°C
  • Jun 23°C
  • Jul 26°C
  • Aug 24°C
  • Sep 22°C
  • Oct 18°C
  • Nov 13°C
  • Dec 10°C
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