Route & dates
Rome— 43 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Colosseum and Vatican Museums are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Cupola di San Pietro. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco), Centro storico di Civitella Roveto (in Civitella Roveto) and Museo Civico d'Arte di Olevano (in Olevano Romano). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the striking features of Villa Farnese, delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.
For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome travel planner.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
Vatican City, Orvieto, Spoleto, Viterbo, L'Aquila