Things to see in the Roma and surronding area
If you are looking to escape Rome for the day, head to the absurdly photogenic town of Orvieto. Perched on top of an enormous flat-topped volcanic cliff in the middle of the countryside, it boasts a monumental 14th-century cathedral whose beauty rivals that of the Sistine Chapel.
Florence is one of the those incredibly magical places and warrants a visit, even if just for a day.
Viterbo, to the north of Rome, has one of the best-preserved Medieval towns in Italy, and the wider province has some idyllic places just waiting to be explored.
The ancient port of Rome, Ostia Antica, is located just 30 minutes away from the city. Read on to discover the fascinating history behind this ancient Roman archaeological site.
Just a few kilometres from Rome, Villa d’Este is a prime example of the capriciousness of Ippolito d’Este and his family. Its spectacular gardens are well worth a visit.
Hadrian’s Villa, just a stone’s throw from Rome, comprises 30 buildings, tunnels and underground galleries. It is an archaeological gem steeped in history and unresolved mysteries.
There is nothing like heading to a market in Rome to get a taste of life alla Romana. Read on to discover our round-up of the top markets in the Eternal City.
Rome is ideally situated for getting to know other interesting places. Find out all about the top places you can get to in under two hours by train.