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Rome— 5 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Head to Lavanda del Lago and L'Artigianatofor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto (in Spoleto), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Villa d'Este (in Tivoli). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.
To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rome driving holiday planner.
If you are flying in from Bahrain, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
Orvieto, Vatican City, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Cascata delle Marmore, Villa d'Este
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