Route & dates
Rome— 35 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Attractions like Colosseum and Tiber Village make great kid-friendly stops. Head to Porta Portese and Antiquariato Europeofor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Imaginarium (in Fiumicino), Calypso Beach Village (in Ardea) and Riserva Naturale Regionale Macchiatonda (in Santa Marinella). There's lots more to do: slough off your stress at Turkish baths, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, stop by Anelli.It, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.
For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome tour planner.
If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In February in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
Vatican City, Castel Gandolfo, Mostra Permanente Tommaso Gismondi, Imaginarium, Spiaggia di Torre Paola
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