Rome— 3 nights
Wed, Dec 12 - Sat, Dec 15
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Pantheon. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, take a stroll through Via Condotti, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.
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If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
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