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Rome— 7 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Popular historic sites such as Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Church of St. Louis of the French are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Museo Storico Piana delle Orme (in Borgo Faiti), Grotte di Falvaterra (in Falvaterra) and Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense (in Tarquinia). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, and make a trip to Piazza del Popolo.
To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning site.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
Musei del Castello di Alviano, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Duomo di Orvieto, Parco Regionale Sirente Velino, Valle del Treja
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