Rome— 4 nights
Thu, Dec 14 - Mon, Dec 18
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Vatican Museums. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and wander the streets of Trastevere.
For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planner.
In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
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