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A Guide to Travel in Rome

Posted by on April 25, 2013

If you have a plan to visit in Rome then you should consider some of the important matters. You need to think about the transportation, duration of the travel, hotels, and sight seeing. A proper planning for your Rome holiday, will give you more fun and enjoyment.

Travel in RomeIf you want to arrive at Rome through air, there are two popular airports what you can use, Fiumicino airport and Ciampino airport. Fiumicino airport is also named as Leonardo da Vinci airport. The Fiumicino is the prime airport in Rome. The main railway station is connected with the airport. Fiumicino airport is well connected with all major cities of Italy as well as with other countries. It offers many international flights daily. Ciampino is a small airport that is generally used to reduce the crowd at Fiumicino airport and also offer cheaper airlines for the budget travelers. Every 30 minutes interval, the COTRAL bus runs to the Ciampino airport.

You need to be more concern about the transportation after arriving at Rome. There many option what you can choose. Public transportation like trams, buses, taxis are available there. You can get many electric buses in Rome which are used to minimize the crowd. You can get midnight bus in Rome. There are about 20 night buses which run in midnight. By hiring a local taxi, you can also reach at your hotel. But before hiring a taxi, you should bargain or need to know of metered fare. But the best way is to make a pre-arrange Rome airport transfer. It can save your time and help you to avoid waiting at long queue for a taxi. An airport taxi will wait for you just near of the exit point the airport. The airport taxi drivers can speak in English, so you can easily communicate with them. You can get some guidelines from the taxi driver to explore Rome properly. They are well-known about the traffic system of Rome. They will reach you at your hotel within a very short time, avoiding the roads with traffic jams. In this way, you can book your airport taxi by seeing the price through online. So, you can keep away yourself from extra charges are asked by local taxis.

There are many hotels in Rome with various price ranges. The hotels in the center of the city is little bit high costly. But if you consider staying further away from the city, you can get a cheap hotel with all basic facilities. Many hotels also offer sight seeing. The hotel, Westin Excelsior Rome is in Via Veneto. It’s considered as a monument. Another hotel in Via Veneto is The Regina Hotel. It’s just near of the Spanish Steps. In Parioli-Salario district, you can find Hotel Albani which is also a very popular hotel in Rome.

Rome is an ancient historical place. You should not miss the Vatican and the St. Peter’s Basilica in your Rome vacation. You can see ancient Roman architectures and many amazing things at the Colosseum, Palantine Hill and Roman Forum. Rome is really an incredible city for history. If you like to see many other sights at different places of Rome, you can purchase Roma Archeologia card which offers to see many sights throughout Rome. The sights, with the help of the card, you can see are Palatino, Palatino Museum, Colosseum, Natural Roman Museums, Cecilia Metella, Terme Di Caracalla, Villa Dei Quintili and many more. There are many more museum in Rome such as Terme di Diocleziano, Cripta Balbi, Palazzo Massimo and Palazzo Altemps which should not be missed in your vacation.

If you like to shopping in Rome, the best places are the Spanish Steps and Piazza di Spagna. In these places you can find antique shops, bars, restaurants and many more. And the best Italian pizza will bring mouth watering. If you like to explore Rome with a few days, then you need to re-plan your trip and need to extend your traveling time. Because there is words that Rome was not built in a day, so it’s not possible to explore Rome within 2-3 days. With the rich in history and amazing places Rome has become a very popular city to the travel seekers.

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