Let the magic of Rome sweep you off your feet on your next holiday. Immerse yourself in the city’s amazing history and culture. Take a tour of the legendary churches and museums that adorn the city streets, or simply hang out at on a piazza taking in the incredible scenery with a gelato or mouth-watering mozzarella in carrozza – or a refreshing glass of wine. With beautiful architecture, atmosphere, people and food meeting your every move, Rome is sure to delight your senses, and complete any European holiday.
Known as "The Eternal City," Rome is most famous for its historic Roman structures and for Vatican City. Unearth the secrets of this Italian city and plan your own Roman Holiday!
Rome’s top 3 landmarks are unarguably The Colosseum, The Pantheon, and the Roman Forum. These sites are steeped in ancient history and allow you to briefly step back in time and discover the greatness of the Roman Empire. Many tours of the sites are offered for a small fee. Museums are also plentiful in Rome, one of which is the Vatican Museum, which houses the world-famous Sistine Chapel. Visiting all these landmarks can cost quite a bit, so for a cheap holiday to Rome, try to plan your holiday around mid-May, when the Italian government allows free admission to all its tourist sites. Cheap holidays to Rome can be had with Direct Flights, as we offer the best discount travel to Rome, including cheap flights and accommodation.
Roman Catholic churches are the most grandly decorated churches in the world, and Rome is home to some of the finest. Queue up to visit the Pope’s residence, St. Pietro, or St. Peters, and be astonished by its majestic and truly awe-inspiring structure. Santa Maria del Popolo, famous for its Caravaggio paintings, and San Giovanni in Laterano are also very popular and beautiful. Take care to dress properly when visiting the churches of Rome as strict dress codes apply to most of them.
When in need of a break from touring the many landmarks of Rome, visit the small neighbourhood of Trastevere. Have a cool drink in a trattoria or sit down in one of the many cafés situated within its narrow cobbled streets and order a delicious antipasti platter.
Rome is a popular tourist spot year-round so it is best to plan ahead when booking a holiday to this glorious city. Direct Flights has everything you need for a cheap holiday to Rome. Low airfare prices from Australia to Rome, discount accommodation and cheap travel packages are available online at Direct Flights.