When in Rome, do as the Romans do. If you find yourself overwhelmed by the awesome list of sights and experiences Rome offers, you are not alone.
It’s hard to know what will move you most about this truly eternal city – the opulence of the Vatican, the staggering collection of art and architecture, or the energy of the Italian people. Rome has so many faces; ancient, catholic, renaissance, baroque, and modern. In any incarnation, it is breathtaking.
The sense of history in Rome is undeniably potent. Legend is interwoven with the phenomenal pace of modern life in an intoxicating mix. As the home of Catholicism, many of the churches, museums and basilicas have particular customs to respect. Shorts, miniskirts and uncovered shoulders are not considered acceptable, so do keep this in mind when packing.
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Rome is not all ruins, remnants and renaissance. There are numerous ways to enjoy La Dolce Vita. Make time for the excellent food and wine – cafes, restaurants and open air markets flourish in the many piazzas.
Rome, in all it’s glory, is waiting with open arms to delight you.