Romulus and Remus, Rome has been the capital of Italy since 1870. Nicknamed the “Eternal City”, Rome lies in the middle of the Italian peninsula, along the Tiber River making it easily accessible from most important places both in Italy and abroad. Seat of power for the Roman Catholic Church, Rome is considered one of the most important cultural and artistic centers in the world.
Tourists to Rome can expect to enjoy some of the greatest works of art by the likes of Raphael and Michelangelo as well as that of the Baroque masters. The city is embellished by a great number of palaces, villas, and fountains. Enjoy people watching at one of the city’s many cafes and restaurants, tour centuries old ruins or bask in the glow of some of the world’s greatest treasures. No matter what your fancy, Rome’s exceptional climate and location make for an unforgettable holiday.