People from all around the world visit Rome every year. Tourists, art lovers, historians, and pilgrims flock to this magnificent city to see all they can see while touring the capital of Italy that has a history that spans 2500 years.
Throughout Rome, visitors embrace the ruins and remains of the powerful Roman Empire that now lies among the heart of a metropolitan city. Renaissance churches, ancient ruins, palaces, and pagan temples dot the entire area of the eternal city. Rome is also home to Vatican City, the residence of the Pope and Saint Peter’s Basilica that draws Roman Catholics from around the world.
Rome is home on the Tiber River in the west central portion of Italy about 15 miles from the Tyrrhenian Sea where the ancient port of Ostia once stood. Rome is found on the coastal lowland that was formed from volcanic rocks and clays. On the eastern side of Rome are the Apennine Mountains, towards the southeast is the Alban Hills, to the east is the Prenestine Hills, to the northeast are the Sabine Hills, and to the northwest are the Sabatini Hills.
The Tiber River joins the Aniene Rive on the northern side of Rome and is a picturesque site to see and embrace considering the many conquerors that have explored the same area.
For visitors, Rome has a climate that is moderate with mild rainy winters and hot dry summers. Many people enjoy the open-air museum that is what makes Rome so popular. No matter where you turn, you can find a piece of history along with many modern activities blending into a unique and exciting vacation that not be compare to any other place on earth. Children and adults alike enjoy the wonders of Rome and the Vatican City where they can walk in the footsteps of kinds, gladiators, early Christians, Jesus Christ, and of course, the many visitors before them.
Rome is vast city that offers so much to those that wish to embrace the culture and history as well as partake of the local cuisine. For those wishing to delve into the unique culture and atmosphere of Rome, a guided personal tour is the best way to learn all you can in a short amount of time. With a personal tour, you will be the only persons on the tour with your own personal guide at your disposal. Your guide will be able to escort you through Rome while avoiding all the tourist traps and introduce you to the beauty, culture, and history of the Roman Empire along with many secrets about the various eras of Roman history.
Enjoy strolling through a city park dotted with temples, the Coliseum and envision gladiators, or breathe in beauty of one of the Vatican Museums with such masterpieces of artists like Michelangelo. Rome is a city offering a playground that all will enjoy from the moment they arrive and will wish they could stay forever.