Routes and strolls through Roma
Trastevere: turning on the charm in Rome
Situated next to the River Tiber, Rome’s Trastevere district is packed full of cosy restaurants, nightclubs, small piazzas and designer shops.
Palatine Hill: home of emperors
Palatine Hill was where Romulus founded the Italian capital in Roman mythology. The emperors of the Roman Empire made it their home. Discover its history and legends.
Piazza del Popolo: ‘twin’ churches
Rome’s Piazza del Popolo may be famous for its ‘twin’ churches but it has plenty of secrets waiting to be discovered.
The Basilica of St. Mary Major: the ‘Spanish’ church in Rome
The Basilica of St. Mary Major is one of the four largest Catholic Church basilicas and it is the most important temple dedicated to the Virgin Mary in the world.
Piazza del Campidoglio: a symbol of Roman power
Piazza del Campidoglio lies at the top of one of Rome’s seven hills and is surrounded with museums and ancient temples, not to mention steeped in history and legend.
Castel Gandolfo: the former papal summer residence
The small Roman town of Castel Gandolfo has a past that stretches all the way back to the Italic tribes that once lived in the region, and the popes of days gone by would summer here.
Ponte Milvio: a bridge for couples in love
Ponte Milvio (the Milvian Bridge) is known as the ‘padlock bridge’ and, thanks to author Federico Moccia, it is undoubtedly the most romantic bridge in Rome.
Romantic getaways in Rome: a city made for two
The Italian capital has all the ingredients for a perfect romantic getaway, from cosy dinners to strolls through ancient Roman villas.