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Rome— 43 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore), Scoglio della Preghiera (in Cascia) and Castello di Giulio II (in Ostia Antica). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.
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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
Vatican City, Tivoli, Riserva Naturale Monte Soratte, Cascata delle Marmore, Scoglio della Preghiera
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