Once the very heart of Western Civilisation, Rome continues to stand as a global city to this very day. If you're looking to visit the Italian capital, you'll find plenty in the way of Rome package holidays online with us, with plenty of variety on offer to accommodate every traveller and all types of budget. Find a flight to Rome from an airport of your choice on a date to suit your schedule, then take some time to explore the incredible accommodation options available. Once you've made your choice from our range of low-cost holidays, you can start counting down the days until your departure and beginning of your dream getaway.
Things to know before visiting Rome
Never visited the Italian capital before? Not to worry. We've put together a few essential travel tips to help you make the most of your time in this historic city. If you're looking to book Rome package holidays with us to make a saving, you'll likely want to know how else to budget your trip when you arrive. First and foremost, it's worth noting that Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, otherwise known as Rome Fiumicino Airport, will serve as your first port of call and gateway to Italy's capital. Whether you're heading in via a flight from Manchester to Rome or incoming on a flight from London to Rome, this is where you'll land. From here, The Eternal City is only a short distance away.
Rome's main airport is located approximately 35 kilometres away from the historic heart of the city itself, so you'll want to make quick work of hotel transfers once you arrive. If you're looking to slash travel budgets, forget forking out a fortune for taxis and instead turn to Rome's incredibly reliable public transport system. The airport itself has its own railway station, with regular services by the Leonardo Express, connecting the travel hub with Termini Station in the centre of town. Journeys are brief and rail costs are very competitive, making it an ideal option for those itching to get into the midst of this majestic city and start exploring. Even cheaper bus services are also available from the airport. Once you've made it into Rome itself and checked into your hotel, you'll also want to make use of the city's Metro system to get from A to B and beyond. Save money by ditching single tickets and opting for 3-day or weekly passes so you can get as much use from the local subway and tram networks as possible. With the money you'll save on travel costs and cheap package holidays when you book with us, you'll have plenty left over to spend on enjoying yourself. Browse available packages online today and make your choice.
What’s the weather in Rome?
Unsure of when to take advantage of one of our flight and hotel Rome deals? With its magnificent Mediterranean climate, a visit to this historic European capital makes sense at any time of year, with mild winters and balmy summers that range from wonderfully warm to sizzling hot. Looking for discount holidays in the winter months? The coldest times of the year are January and February, with temperatures averaging out at around 8 degrees Celsius. Looking to vacation during warmer weather? Plan your visit for July or August. During these peak summer months, temperatures average out a high of 30 degrees Celsius. What's more, the nights are also pleasantly warm, with the mercury averaging out at around 18 degrees Celsius. Whatever time of year you decide on to take embark upon your Roman adventure, you'll find plenty of choice of great value travel packages online with us.
What to do in Rome?
Unsure of how to spend your time in this city when you visit? With the savings you'll make by booking one of our Rome holiday deals, you'll have plenty in the bank to spend on all manner of activities and entertainments. Love to shop? Rome has plenty in the way of retail opportunities. If designer labels are your thing, explore the upmarket shopping district in the vicinity of Via Condotti and the Spanish Steps, or opt for bargain buys when you explore the Porto Portese Flea Market. Enjoy soaking up a little culture when you holiday? Rome has plenty of museums and galleries to explore, with popular destinations including the Vatican Museums, the Galleria Borghese and the National Museum of the 21st Century Arts. If you've booked one of our holiday packages for a brief stay in the city, consider buying fast-track entry tickets to these attractions to beat the crowds. There's countless more things to keep you occupied in this global city, so browse available packages today, book online and start planning your perfect trip.
What to see in Rome?
If you're someone who loves world-renowned landmarks and historic monuments, booking Rome holiday deals with us makes perfect sense. Rome offers an incredible range of must-see sights you'll struggle to fit into a single trip. Obvious stops on your sightseeing trip of the city include the Colosseum, the iconic Trevi Fountain, not to mention the sprawling Roman Forum. Compare holidays in Rome online today with us and this beautiful city and its rich history are ready to explore. If you're only visiting for a couple of days and want to ensure you see the best of what's on offer, consider booking yourself onto a walking tour to ensure the essentials on your itinerary are ticked off with time to spare.
What to eat in Rome?
Italian cuisine is renowned the world over, but the food culture of Rome holds a particular place in the heart of many a foodie. If you're looking for a Rome holiday filled with mouth-watering feasts and new gastronomic experiences, you've plenty to get excited about. Get ready to tuck into delicious dishes, including:
Bruschetta - an antipasto staple that was originally perfected in the Italian capital. When you're stumped for what to order, this is always a safe bet.
Spaghetti alla Carbonara - forget the creamy concoctions you've eaten before, this is the real deal. Loaded with savoury flavours and fiery seasonings, authentic Carbonara comes topped with a healthy layer of Pecorino Cheese.
Gnocchi - another popular pick that's been shared across the globe, you'll never forget your taste of gnocchi cooked to classic recipes in the heart of Rome. It's worth remembering that Romans traditionally tuck into this dish on a Thursday, so dine alongside them for the best takes on this much loved dish.
Stomach grumbling? You're forgiven. If you're eager to discover dining in Rome, browse available discount holidays online today.