Imagine a magic landscape, rich of history and timeless masterpieces everywhere. Imagine to plan your event in the best location of the world, where progress meets art and history… this is Rome.
A modern and cosmopolitan city, the most beautiful of the world. Rome is today the capital of the congresses, the favourite choice for international events, thanks to its modern exhibition and conference venues and charming hotels. Rome is a movie set: stunning renaissance squares, medieval churches, monuments, parks, everything invites you to discover the most beautiful city in the world.
All roads lead to Rome
Rome is very well connected to the rest of the world: getting to Rome is possible and easy by any kind of transport.
DISTANCES (from the main European cities)
How to get to Rome
Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Fiumicino
It is the main airport in Rome and it is linked to the city by different trains, fast trains and trains calling at some stations. The fast train goes from Fiumicino to the Termini station in 30 minutes. At the Termini station, departure and arrival are on track 22.
It is the second airport in Rome, mainly used for charter flights. It is linked to the city centre by a bus of the regional lines Cotral, departing every 30 minutes, and by the subway, line 1, from the Anagnina station.
This is the most important Italian station, with all national and international lines. It is connected to Fiumicino airport by train. It is well connected to the underground and to the city bus network.
It has been recently completely restored and it has been enriched by a large shopping centre, a huge bookshop and it is used as a cultural and artistic events location.
How to move around
There are more than 200 lines of public buses, orange and blue, in service from
5.30 am to midnight.
There are also the Fast Lines or Express Lines (green) travelling for long distances, the Exact lines with departure on schedule, the Electric Lines for the transportation in the city centre, the Night lines for transportation from midnight to 5.30 a.m. and lines for disabled people.
In Rome there are three lines, A, B and C, working from 5.30 am to 11.30 p.m. (Saturday till 00.30), meeting at Termini station.
Cabs in Rome are white or yellow and can be found all over the city, in special parking lots.
The climate in June
The City of Rome enjoys favourable climatic conditions because of its geographic location. Rome also enjoys one of the most optimal number of hours of daylight in Europe
Tours and place of interest
Having been the center of one of the world’s greatest civilizations ever, Rome has exerted a huge influence over the world in its millennium long history. With wonderful palaces, ancient churches and basilicas, grand Roman monuments, ornate statues and graceful fountains, Rome has an immensely rich historical heritage and cosmopolitan atmosphere
The Colosseum is the largest and most famous amphitheater in the Roman world.
The Colosseum was capable of holding some 50,000 spectators, and today is a major tourist attraction in Rome with thousands of tourists to view what is left of the interior arena.
The Roman Forum
Located in the small valley between the Palatine and Capitoline Hills, the Roman Forum was for centuries the teeming heart of ancient Rome. The Forum today is a sprawling ruin of architectural fragments and includes the Arches of Septimius Severus and Titus, the Temple of Antoninus Pius and Faustina and the Temple of Saturn.
St. Peter’s Basilica
The center of the Catholic world and a major tourist attraction is the St. Peter’s Basilica. The Basilica stands on the traditional site where Peter, the apostole who is considered the first pope, was crucified and buried. Many famous artists worked on the complex and its sourroundings: Michelangelo designed the dome while Bernini designed the great St. Peter’s Square.
Castel Sant’Angelo began life as the mausoleum of the Emperor Hadrian, built between 135 and 139 AD. The building was used as a prison until 1870, but now houses a museum. Among the most well known tourist attractions in Rome, film buffs will recognise is a setting from “Angels and Demon”.
The Navona Square
Piazza Navona is one of the most famous of Rome’s many squares and it was established towards the end of the 15th century. Today, the square features no less than three magnificent fountains and is an immensely popular place to sip a cappuccino, shop and watch street performers.
The Spanish Steps
A truly monumental stairway of 135 steps, the Spanish Steps were built between 1721-1725 in order to link the Bourbon Spanish embassy to the Holy See with the French church, Trinità dei Monti. At the foot of the Spanish Steps is the Piazza di Spagna and the Fontana della Barcaccia,a sober fountain designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
The Trevi Fountain
Designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi, the Trevi Fountain features a mythological sculptural composition of Neptune, god of the sea, flanked by two Tritons. It is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain has appeared in several notable films, including Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita”.
Founded by Pope Julius II in the 6th century, the Vatican Museums inside the Vatican City boasts some of the world’s most important relics. Attractions of the Museums includes the spiral staircase, the Raphael Rooms and the exquisitely decorated Sistine Chapel. Under the patronage of Pope Julius II, Michelangelo painted the chapel ceiling. Today the ceiling, and especially the Last Judgment, are widely believed to be Michelangelo’s crowning achievements in painting.