Metropolitan Rome, the capital of wonderful Italy, is the 6th largest city with a population of 2.7 million residents. The city can be found in the central-western part of the Italian Peninsula, nestled by the Tiber river. Rome has a country within, the Vatican City is an independent country within the city confines of Rome – uniquely the only existing country within a city.
Rome's has a 2500 years history, withstanding this Roman mythology dates the origin of Rome, roughly 753 BC, the oldest inhabited cities in Europe. Rome is believed to be one of the birthplaces of Western civilisation.
Rome is the most popular tourist attraction in Italy and its historic centre is listed as a World Heritage Site, why not choose one of the 13 Roman castles to visit or go see some of the beautiful villages including Tivoli heading south? Museums such as the Vatican Museums and monuments for example the Colosseum are namely among the most visited tourist sites in the world with each site gathering millions of tourists annually.
Food and cuisine are Italian passions. The food is so tasty, wholesome, inspired and diverse. Try the countless dishes, sometimes without a menu. You will find restaurants far and wide,some very humble that are extremely good too. There are highly acclaimed restaurants, La Pergola, Imago, and many more, all will make your taste buds go wild with excitement.
There numerous sites to visit ancient and modern, but it you feel you need an afternoon to savour Italian fashion and design why not visit the base of the famous 'Spanish Steps', the Piazza di Spagna, the epicentre of Italian designer shops in Rome. Wow all the top designers within one cool location, Prada, Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Jimmy Choo, Missoni, Dior and much more.
To make the most of your stay why not stay in one of the beautiful luxury hotels, like the glamorous Rocca forte de Russie
Alec Baldwin “I just love Rome. It really does cast a spell on you.”
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