CITY AT A GLANCE
1. The Vatican City
A gem within the crown, the walled Vatican City houses an amazing array of historic buildings. From the Sistine Chapel with its famous painted ceiling, to the Vatican Museum and the quite unbelievable St Peter’s Basilica, where you will find the tallest dome anywhere in the world.
Rome is one of the premier fashion capitals of the world, and all the famous fashion names can be found in the sparkling Tridente district. Here you’ll find the finest clothes, jewellery and furniture that money can buy.
3. Centro Storico
A lot of Rome’s most famous buildings, like the Pantheon and numerous famous Piazzas, can all be found is the historic centre, which can easily be navigated on foot for the ultimate sightseeing experience.
A fashionable, relaxed and bohemian area just across the River Tiber from the Centro Storico, Trastavere offers restaurants, bars and clubs to suit all tastes.
This area has undergone a dramatic gentrification recently, and now boasts a wide range of cool, trendy bars and traditional Italian restaurants to enjoy before going to one of the area’s many nightclubs.
6. Ancient Rome
Rome has been a site of human settlement for millennia, and in this extremely popular area you will find the very oldest surviving monuments, like the astounding Roman Colisseum and Roman Forum.
7. Esquilino & Monti
Traditional working class charm and 21st century cool meet in this area, which is packed with bars, shops and restaurants.