Online travel guide to Rome

Experience and explore the Eternal City

All roads lead to Rome - this is not the only reason why Rome is the most popular and most visited city in Italy. The unique atmosphere of the Eternal City with its numerous highlights and the rich historical heritage attracts visitors. Ruins and temples, baroque palaces, romantic squares and fountains, countless churches and museums as far as the eye can see. If that's not enough, all of Lazio with its treasures and attractions awaits you. ZAINOO provides information not only about Rome's highlights, but also has numerous tips in store and leads guests to places off the busy tourist routes.

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Visiting Rome

Rome is not only the capital of Italy and former centre of the Roman Empire, but also the cradle of European civilization and the heart of Western Christianity. In addition, Rome itself is a unique museum with awe-inspiring attractions from all periods of history. The fusion of this rich historical and religious heritage with the life of a modern and vibrant city gives Rome a unique flair that is well worth discovering.

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Numerous free tours lead through the heart of Rome. The train station Roma Stazione Termini is the city's travel linchpin with thousands of guests arriving and departing every day. Many of them flock to the grand highlights of the Eternal City, the museums, villas and religious buildings, and discover hidden treasures.

Trastevere is regarded as the village within the city. The 13th rione located between Giancolo and the southern Tiber bend is home to many immigrants and managed to preserve its international atmosphere. Rome’s original character and diversity becomes palpable here. Looking for something more classic? You might want to visit the baroque Piazza Navona and the adjacent Via Zanardelli including a trip to the bloomy Campo de' Fiori. Ancient Rome becomes palpable between the city’s three hills, where you find the old Roman Forum and the legendary Colosseum.

But that's far from all! Busses and neat pedestrian areas connect the beautiful highlights with one another. Stand in front of the world-famous Fontana di Trevi in no time, marvel at the Spanish Steps, see the Pantheon, stop by the art gallery Galleria Borghese, be enchanted by the Sistine Chapel with the frescoes of Michelangelo, or walk through the magical gardens of Villa Borghese. While you're at it, why not stop and shop in the famousVia del Corso and enjoy divine local food in one of the many great restaurants before returning to one of the many top-notch or budget hotels and accommodations? You’ll find many a great hotel with a view on ZAINOO.

The Vatican

Rome attracts countless pilgrims from all across Europe and all over the world. The Vatican, centre of Christianity and home of all popes, is located in the heart of Rome on only 0.44 km². Some extraterritorial land aside, this area is mainly concentrated on St. Peter's Basilica with St. Peter's Square. A trip to the magnificent basilica must be part of every visit, not just for religious purposes.

Travel guide to Rome: Tour the province and its destinations

If you want to explore Rome's surroundings, there are many beautiful sights and places to visit throughout the entire province. From the coast and the ruins of the ancient port Ostia to the many picturesque towns and villages in the Alban Hills to the imperial villa at Tivoli you find many destinations around Rome that are well worth visiting. Lovers of the Italian cuisine can also look forward to many culinary highlights. Delicious food, such as Bruschetta, Penne all’Arrabbiata or Saltimbocca alla Romana, is served with fine wines from the Roman countryside.

ZAINOO not only offers a lot of expert background information for travel planning, but also presents numerous tips and interesting information so that you can enjoy your stay in Rome to the fullest. All interesting places and sights, as well as tours, hotels, restaurants and accommodations, and your personalised map, can be found here. Your next travel to the beating heart of Italy can't come soon enough!

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