History and art surround you wherever you go in Rome. Whether you seek it or not, you get a real sense of its cultural heritage, simply by being there. Filled with fascinating architecture, ruins, museums, churches, and galleries; Rome was evidently not built in a day. Rome’s religious history is world renowned. Its independent state, Vatican City, is the seat of the Catholic Church, and home of the Pope. Here you’ll find the Vatican Museums and the spectacular Sistine Chapel, with breath-taking painted ceiling and frescoes by Italy’s famous artist, Michelangelo.
Aside from the vast array of cultural and historical attractions, another excellent reason to book a holiday in Rome is to experience its cuisine. You'll find everything from Michelin-starred restaurants to cheap cafes on Rome's streets and around its squares, so there's something to suit every budget. There are astounding buildings around every corner and one of the best things to do in Rome is simply to wander its cobbled streets, exploring the charming squares you come across and soaking up the atmosphere of this vibrant and bustling city.