Known as the Eternal City, Rome is brimming with activity both day and night. From tantalising food and wine, to world-class art galleries and museums, this destination is heaven for travellers with a love of culture and food. Every inch of this city appears to be filled with ancient monuments.
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The intriguing regions around Rome are just waiting to be discovered. From the neighbourhood of Tiburtina, 30 minutes outside central Rome, you’re perfectly positioned to explore both the city and the attractions beyond.
The attractive historic hill town of Frascati, just a 30-minute drive from Rome via Tiburtina, is a top spot for those seeking some tranquillity and fresh air, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. A top wine-tasting region famous for its local cantinas, Frascati is surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and vineyards. If you’re keen to see the sights, wander around the medieval streets where you’ll come across ancient villas, the most impressive of which is the 16th-century Villa Aldobrandini.
Head to the Sabine Hills in Italy’s Lazio region to view olive groves, charming medieval towns and ancient monuments. Easily reached in just over 90 minutes from Rome via Tiburtina, spending the day cruising around the hills promises a memorable Italian experience. For those keen on outdoor activities, hiking allows you to take in the breathtaking scenery.
Journey around central Italy with an Avis hire car from Rome via Tiburtina and explore this charming country at your own pace.
A trip to Rome is all about embracing the local lifestyle and immersing yourself in history. There’s much to see and do here, but many prime sights can be found within the city’s grand piazzas. The Trevi Fountain, one of the most famous fountains in the world, is located in the Piazza di Trevi, while the equally iconic Spanish Steps rise up from the Barcaccia Fountain in the Piazza di Spagna.
Much of Rome’s world-class architecture needs no introduction. Even if this is your first visit, you’ll undoubtedly see familiar sights all around. While there are landmarks from numerous eras dotted around the city, the most fascinating have to be those from ancient Rome. The Colosseum, which was once filled with gladiators and chariots, and Palatine Hill, the most ancient part of the city, are two of the most intriguing sights. The Roman Forum and the Pantheon are other must-see remnants.
The Vatican Museums in Vatican City boast some of the best renaissance art and classical sculptures in the world, and is also the home of the Sistine Chapel. Crane your neck to take in the ornate painted ceiling, completed by Michelangelo in 1512, which is one of the world’s most iconic artworks. If you’re looking for contemporary art, head to MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts.
The sights of Rome and beyond are within your reach. All you have to do is drive.
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