Rome is the one of the most visited destinations in Italy owing to its many attractions. The city of Rome is alive and vivacious with its glorious past. Rome has to offer massive museums, fountains and structures from the renaissance and medieval period, night life and entertainment. Here’s what you should know before you visit Rome.
When to go
Typically, Rome has a Mediterranean climate. June through September are summer months when temperatures are as high as 37 degrees Celsius. If you are travelling in July and August, be prepared for high humidity. Temperatures dip to 10 degrees Celsius during the winter months. The best time to visit Rome is September through October or the autumn months.
Where to go
The Colosseum is a wonderful architectural piece and was constructed over 2000 years ago and is one of the most visited places in Rome. This amphitheatre attracts numerous tourists and is definitely a sight to see.
Freni e Frizioni is the place to be, if you are looking for a fun filled night. This pub was previously a garage. The mojitos here are out of this world! For foodies, this place also offers some of the best breakfasts and brunches. Whether you are in Rome on a weekday or a weekend, make sure you try Freni e Frizioni.
If you want some of the latest in leather goods including sandals, belts and bags, Artigianato in Cuoio is a must – visit spot. Watch the craftsman design and make accessories in a range of colours right in front of your eyes.
Taxi fares in Rome to and from both the airports are regulated. It would cost € 30 from Ciampino Airport including luggage and € 40 from Fiumicino Airport. Taxi charges begin not from the time it arrives, but from the time it is dispatched.