If you are planning a trip to Rome then there are many things you need to consider. If you plan your trip right, then you will have a fantastic time in one of the most fabulous places on the globe. You should consider how to get there and transportation needs, how long your trip will be, hotels and sites to see, and more. Properly planning your itinerary in Rome will ensure an amazing trip.
Getting to Rome
There are a few ways that you can get to Rome. If you want to fly to Rome, there are two airports that you can use; the Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) and the Ciampino airports. The Fiumicino is the primary airport used in Rome and the main train station will provide transportation to and from the airport from 6:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. The Fiumicino offers international flights from all over the world. The Ciampino is a smaller airport that is usually used for cheaper and budget airlines and for charter lines. The COTRAL bus runs to this airport every 30 minutes.
Transportation in Rome
If you are concerned about your transportation when you arrive in Rome, there are several methods that you might consider. Public transportation methods offered in Rome include buses, trams, subway, and taxis. There are electric buses in Rome that were designed to eliminate or minimize pollution. There are several of the electric bus lines that navigate through many alleyways. There are over 20 night buses that run during the middle of the night. There are two main terminal stations. You know if you are at a night bus stop if there is the mark of an owl. Taking a taxi cab is another method of transportation in Rome. You should always insist on the metered fare rather than a negotiated fare. However, if you can find the right taxi driver, you can pay him or her to be your tour guide through the city and take you to all of the places that you shouldn’t miss.
Where to stay in Rome
There are many, many hotels in Rome, in a wide senderismo en variety of price ranges. It’s a big city, but if you stay in a centrally located hotel, you can walk to most of the major sites. If you stay further away, you might find a better deal, and can take a bus or subway to reach the attractions. A few hotels you could consider: The Westin Excelsior Rome is located in the Via Veneto and this hotel is considered to be a monument. The Regina Hotel Baglioni is also in Via Veneto and is near the Spanish Steps (which should be on your itinerary as a place to visit). The Hotel Albani is located in the Parioli-Salario district and has an excellent location.
Things to do in Rome
Rome has some amazing history and if you are traveling to Rome to see some of the historical sites, then you cannot miss the St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican. At the Roman Forum, Colosseum, and Palantine Hill, you will see some of the most amazing and ancient Roman architecture. It’s an incredible city for history!