A vacation in Italy and without hesitation visit Rome. It’s like remember those ancestors who made history in Europe that even the Romans can obserbar its architecture and monuments in the capital of Italy. The presence of the ancient ruins and structures around the city lure visitors to this beautiful place all year round.
Vacation in Rome is probably the best choice for a romantic getaway, a family trip, or a cultural destination for students. There a numberless reasons and plenty of excuses for a vacation in Rome is like going back in time, Its rich cultural heritage contributed much to world history, the monuments will testify to you that this city is really as great as it was supposed to be.
Visiting the tourist sites in Rome is a real marvel. The archeobus starts its route from Piazza Venezia – the heart of the city – to Villa de Quintili. It passes and stops on the most visited places in Rome. A tourist guide would love to tell you the history of these famous archeological sites. Rome is a city of vivid and unforgettable images: the view of the city’s silhouette from Janiculum Hill at dawn, the array of broken marble columns and ruins of temples of the Roman Forum, St. Peter’s dome against a pink-and-red sunset, capping a gloriously decorated basilica.
Here is a list of sites to visit
The Colosseum (Colosseo) also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre. It is known to stage gladiator fights and public performances for about 500 years.
Piazza Navona is where la Fontana dei Fiumi – Bernini’s work – can be found.
The Roman Forum (Foro Romano). It is one of the city’s most important archaeological sites.
St. Peter’s Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro). It houses 100 tombs of very important leaders of the Roman Catholic Church and is the largest Roman Catholic building in the world. Michelangelo’s works can be found here.
Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani). The largest museum complex in the world. It houses among others the “Stanze” painted by Raphael, the Sistine Chapel with frescoes by Michelangelo and the 15th century masters from Umbria and Tuscany.
The Capitoline Hill. Also known as the Capitol, it is the highest among the seven hills of ancient Rome. It provides an easy access to Palazzo dei Conservatori and Capitoline Museum.
The Pantheon. It was a temple dedicated to the seven gods of Ancient Rome. It is now considered as the Italy’s best-preserved ancient building.
Acquedotti Romani (The Roman Aqueduct)
Bocca della Verità
Valle della Caffarella
Circo Massimo (Circus Maximus)
Catacombe di San Callisto
Villa dei Quintili
Circo di Massenzio
The Tomb of Cecilia Metella
Sede Parco Appia Antica
Terme di Caracalla (Baths of Caracalla)
The gastronomy of italy is ideal for desgustary to taste as there are many kinds of traditional dishes and cakes that enjoy eating.
Italy typical foods. Different kinds of pasta, from spaghetti to maccheroni, typical of the Italian tradition, their specialty is Fettuccine Carbonara, spaghetti bolognese, to the many risotto dishes like risotto con funghi, also called lasagna, smoked prosciutto and other italian cold cuts and cured meats such as salami, sausages and the well known lardo di Colonnata.
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