Route & dates
Rome— 6 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.
For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online travel planner.
If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
Vatican City, Villa Adriana