Great rental company providing a very prompt and professional service, with a wide choice of rentals. We stayed in a small apartment (Corso Penthouse) at the top of Via del Corso, near Piazza del Popolo.
The Piazza di Spagna or Spanish Square is connected to a French church (Trinità dei Monti) on top of the hill via a long staircase, known as the Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti or Spanish Steps. The elegant staircase consists of 137 steps over twelve different flights. The steps are usually very...more
The Palatine Hill is the most central of the Seven Hills of Rome, and is one of the most ancient parts of the city. It stands some 40 metres above The Forum, looking down upon it on one side, and upon the Circus Maximus on the other. It is a lovely place to walk for a few hours, and offers spectacular views of...more
This may sound like sacrilege but I would recommend that you spend your time here in preference to joining the massive queues at St Peters in the Vatican City. St Johns (San Giovanni) is the oldest and ranks first among the four major basilicas of Rome itself, as opposed to the Vatican, and is the...more
The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as the Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering cylindrical building in Rome. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family. The building was later used by the popes as a fortress and castle, and is now a...more