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Rome— 2 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Via Condotti and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Trastevere, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.
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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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