Things to do in Roma
The giant marble disc of Bocca della Verità, the Mouth of the Truth, is one of the most popular attractions in Rome. Legend has it that if you put your hand in the mouth and tell a lie, the Bocca will slam shut and you’d lose your hand. Would you be willing to test the veracity of the legend with your own hand?
This is the oldest public museum in the world. Get first-hand knowledge of the history of Rome by visiting the archaeological remains stored inside
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.
The entire Piazza San Pietro is worthy of exploration, from its unusual oval shape to its central obelisk and more.
The Arch of Constantine is the last great monument of Imperial Rome, rising high beside the illustrious Colosseum, and one of the most iconic landmarks of Rome
Florence is one of the those incredibly magical places and warrants a visit, even if just for a day.
The millennia-old city of Naples is a captivating amalgam of old and new. The mighty volcano Mount Vesuvius looms in the backdrop, a witness to this city’s incredible history – from its ancient Greek roots to the frenzy of the modern day.
Pompeii, the ancient city that was buried and preserved by a volcanic eruption, offers visitors the chance to bear witness to the life and art of this fascinating culture
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 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.