Travel guide to Rome

Facts

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Local name
Roma
Inhabitants
2.6 million
Timezone
When the time is 12:00 p.m. in England (GMT), it is 01:00 p.m. in Rome.

Best time to visit

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Rome can be visited all year round. The sights and attractions of the city are open both winter and summer, but if you want to avoid the hottest season in the city, the periods of time from April to June, and again from September to October are pleasantly mild.

Literature

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Eyewitness Travel Guides Ancient Rome: Monuments Past and Present City Secrets Rome

Culture and entertainment

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Rome has a wide variety of museums and sights to offer its visitors. Moreover, it is possible to find several nice cafés and bars if you need to rest your feet after having walked all day. Twelfth Night (6th of January) and the Festa de' Noantri (Between the 16th and the 24th July) are celebrated with much ado in Rome.

Accommodation / Hotel

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There are numerous hotels in Rome, all of varying standards and prices. Moreover, it is possible to find motels, hostels, and apartments if you want to keep the accommodation expenses down to a minimum. Book your hotel in Rome here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are countless taxies in Rome, and they can easily be hailed in the street or ordered by phone.

Special conditions

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The Italians aren't exactly the safest drivers in the world. Always be careful when crossing the street!
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