if you are not religious- it doesnt matter. just dont leave the vatican for your last day as i was so sick of churches that i (and my camera) gave it nowhere near the attention it deserved. i didnt visit the treasury, any museums or the sistine chapel which of course i already regret but just didnt want to see another church so everyone- go on your first or second day while the interest is still there.
Well, when I was in Rome, it...
Well, when I was in Rome, it was actually my HoneyMoon trip. So I was really interested when guide said about the role of this building in Rome's life. I was told that some wedding pairs register themselves in this house. I found it very nice and appropriate to holiday atmosphere of wedding.
Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) airport is 26km (16mi) southwest of the city. One of the most convenient ways to get into town is by the Stazione Termini direct train, which usually runs hourly from the airport. You can also get a train from the airport to Trastevere, Ostiense and Tiburtina. A night bus runs to Stazione Tiburtina. If you're driving, an autostrada runs from the airport to the city via EUR - it's a 45-minute drive and will cost you a small fortune by taxi.
Rome's other airport is Ciampino, about 20km (12mi) southeast of the city. From there you can catch a COTRAL bus that connects with a subway to Stazione Termini, or you can drive down the Via Appia Nuova.
The city bus company is ATAC, and most of the main buses terminate at the bus station outside Stazione Termini where you can get a map of the bus routes. Buses run from around 6am to 12am, with some services running throughout the night. The city's Metro service (which is convenient for many of Rome's sights) has two lines, both of which go through Termini.
A bus ticket is also valid for the city's Metro and train services. You need to buy your ticket from a tobacconist, newsstand or vending machine before you get on the train or bus - there are hefty fines for travelling without a ticket, even if you are a dumb foreigner.
The city's Metro service (which is convenient for many of Rome's sights) has two lines, both of which go through Termini. The above-ground rail network isn't much use to most visitors.
Driving in Rome is hairy in the extreme, and parking is a nightmare. Only drive if you absolutely have to.
You can pick up a cab from one of the city's many taxi ranks or phone one any time of day. Be warned though, taxis are notoriously expensive, and if you call a cab, the meter is turned on as soon as you call, rather than when you are picked up.
Sometimes, in Rome, it pays to just to get off the roads. The historic centre is relatively small and quite manageable on foot. Wear your comfortable shoes.
A bit of Ireland
This Irish pub is popular with locals and tourists alike. This is a great place to go and down a couple of pints, talk a whole lot of nonsense and meet some new people. They serve a wide range of beers, wines and spirits.
Walking trough the busy streets
Rome is a big city but the city center is very nice to walk or to go around with the subway. Specially if there is a sunshine day (like we had) the briliant Rome can be fantasric. All the fountains and parks and streets are shining and inviting you to look the beauty of it. The Rome really is a special place and although it is quite crowded with tourists the trip to Rome can be very cool.
I had a lovely time must admit!