Average 3 hour flight
Time difference +1 hour(s)
Average temperature 20°C
HOW TO SPEND YOUR ROME HOLIDAY
Culture, ancient history, shopping, food and romance: holidays to Rome are pretty hard to beat. The Italian capital is home to some of the world’s most sought after sights – think Vatican City, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum and the Pantheon.
People travel from all over the globe to see these awe-inspiring places and lucky for you, it only takes around two and half hours to fly there from the UK. Those speedy flight times, coupled with the city’s real wow factor make Rome holidays especially popular for weekend city breaks. But its warm weather, variety of things to do and beautiful hotels make for a fantastic longer holiday too.
With glamorous stores, art galleries, countless eateries and buzzing nightlife, it’s no wonder Rome holidays are on so many people’s most wanted list. Pack a camera and get ready to pound the piazzas as you discover one of the most magnificent cities on the planet. You’ll find plenty of places to relax for when you do choose to stand still, whether you’re dining al-fresco on a cobbled side street or lounging in one of Rome’s lush parks or gardens.
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THINGS TO DO ON HOLIDAY TO ROME
Named ‘the Eternal City’ by the ancient Romans, the historic Italian city is famed for its fascinating past. A trip to the Colosseum, the largest ancient amphitheater ever built at almost 2,000 years old, is a must on a Rome holiday. So is a Pantheon visit, where you’ll witness another piece of incredible architecture from ancient Rome. Don’t forget to toss a penny into the famous Trevi Fountain either!
Holidays to Rome also offer lots of retail therapy, from the high end designer boutiques like the Fendi flagship store to local shops selling traditional goods like Italian leather and jewelry. There’s also an array of authentic Italian restaurants where you can treat yourself to the most famous cuisine on the planet.
FOOD & DRINK IN ROME
Italian cuisine needs no introduction and you’ll be spoilt for choice with pizza, pasta and gelato aplenty. From street food style pizza bars to glamorous fine dining restaurants, holidays to Rome offer dining options to suit every occasion. Espresso bars can be found in most Roman side streets, so be sure to grab a hot cup of Italian coffee while you watch the world go by.
Most hotels in Italy have delicious on site restaurants too, so you don’t need to travel far for a bite. You can take your pick from half board and self-catering options, plus you can choose central accommodation so that you’re never far away from the city’s eateries.