Rome is the capital of Italy, a large cosmopolitan city with an artistic, architectural and cultural history that has been influencing the whole world for almost 3000 years. It is dominated by ancient structures with an infinity of places to visit, covering over two millennia of history. It is known all over the world as the Eternal City, a synonym for everlasting beauty, history and spirituality.

Located in the Centre of the Country and in the centre of the Mediterranean see, it is an easy reach from travellers from all over the world. Rome is one of the preferred sites for millions of tourists and it hosted successfully various international congresses.

In addition to hotels and conference facilities, there are up-to-date exhibitions, art galleries, theatres, and cultural events which add a charming and relaxing flavour to participants’ stay in the city.

Modern Rome is also a major international business destination. It is the seat of the Italian government and the economy is dominated by services, telecommunication companies, research, tourism, construction and banking.

Discover about Rome tourist information by visiting the Tourist Office Website.


Colosseum & Roman Forum

Also called Flavian Amphitheatre, the Colosseum is the main symbol of Rome.

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain is the most beautiful and the largest fountain in Rome.


The Pantheon of Agrippa is the best-preserved building from ancient Rome

Piazza Navona

Piazza Navona (Navona Square) Is one of the most charming and popular squares in Rome

Piazza di Spagna

Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Square) is one of the most-visited squares in Rome and a

Victor Emmanuel II Monument

Also known as “Altare della Patria” (Altar of the Fatherland), is an imposing building located in

Villa Borghese

One of the largest urban parks in Europe, home of the Borghese Gallery


Pleasant neighbourhood with narrow alleyways and medieval houses, lots of restaurants

Vatican City

Independent city-state enclaved within Rome, governed by the Holy See.

Traveling to Rome

Thanks to its excellent geographical position and its direct air, road, and rail links to the rest of Europe, Rome can be easily reached.

  • International Airports

Rome is served by two international airports, well connected to the city centre: AIRPORT LEONARDO DA VINCI (Fiumicino) and AIRPORT G.B. PASTINE (Ciampino).

Both hubs are served by the major flight companies, including the low-cost ones.

Particularly, the international hub Leonardo da Vinci Airport is located in the direct neighbourhood of Rome and connected to downtown by fast railroad and direct train.


Leonardo Express
At the airport’s railway station the Shuttle-Train Leonardo Express is 32 minutes direct service to Termini Station leaving every 30 minutes (every 15 minutes during the time slots with higher traffic).The ticket may be purchased at ticket office, from self-service machines, travel agents’, authorized vendors, Trenitalia counters near platforms.

FL1 train
The FL1 service to Tiburtina Station takes 48 minutes and leaves every 15 minutes on week days and every 30 minutes on weekends and on Holidays. The train also stops at Parco Leonardo, Fiera di Roma, Ponte Galeria, Muratella, Magliana, Villa Bonelli, Trastevere, Ostiense (where there is a connection with the Metro B Line) and Tuscolana.

By Bus
There are different bus lines serving to Termini Station and others: Cotral service (public service), Atral Bus, Gaspari Bus, Terravision, SIT Bus, TAM.

By Taxi
Taxis to Rome are found at the exits of both the domestic and international arrival terminals.

Ciampino railway station is reached by special buses from the airport. Trains, which leave every 15 minutes, take 10 minutes to get to Rome Termini (Metro A & B).

By Bus
Bus lines to Termini Station: ATAC, Atral, Gaspari Bus, Terravision, SIT bus

By Taxi
Taxis to Rome stop in the small square in front of the airport itself.


For more information, please visit Tourist Office Website.

  • Railway Lines

Rome has an important railway link connected with the rest of Italy and with Europe by high-speed trains which can offer the greatest efficiency at a low cost.

The central railway station, TERMINI, is in the heart of the historical centre and very close to many hotels.

Other important stations are: Tiburtina, Ostiense, Valle Aurelia, etc.

Getting Around Rome

Public Transportation
Public transportation can be used to visit the major tourist sites and attractions. Tickets are valid for metro, trams, buses (with the exception of the tourist buses) and even a number of regional trains. These tickets are not valid all the way to the airport.

For more information and maps, please visit ATAC Website and the Tourist Office Website.


Taxis licensed by Rome City Council are white and have a sign bearing the word “TAXI” on their roofs. The symbol of Rome City Council is clearly visible on the front doors and the license inside the back left.