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Rome is one of Italy's most famous and iconic cities, being home to all manner of world-renowned landmarks, including the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum. It is also well known for its outstanding restaurants and lively nightlife, making it a great choice for an all-round city break.
Flights to Rome are very affordable and with Monarch you can depart from London Luton, Birmingham or Leeds/Bradford airports. The average flight time from London is a little under two and a half hours, so it's a very manageable journey if you've only got a few days to spare.
You can travel to Rome at any time of the year and still enjoy lovely weather, with temperatures rarely dropping below zero degrees C during the winter and reaching up to around 30 degrees C in the summer. If you're planning to discover the city on foot, spring and autumn are probably the best times to fly, as the weather is typically dry and warm, without being overly hot.
Why fly to Rome?
The main reasons to visit Rome are its cultural and historical attractions, with the city having been at the heart of the Roman Empire. It has continued to be an important artistic centre throughout the centuries and there is more than enough to keep you busy once you arrive, whether you're staying for two days or two weeks.
Rome is famous for its architecture and the entire city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with buildings such as the Mausoleum of Hadrian, the Pantheon, the Colosseum and the Forum among the most important Roman-era sites.
Other landmarks of note include the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Castel Sant'Angelo and the Trevi Fountain, not to mention the properties of the Holy See in the Vatican where the likes of the Sistine Chapel, the Basilica of St Peter and the Vatican Palace can be found.
After a day of sightseeing you can treat yourself to some delicious Italian cuisine in one of Rome's many outstanding restaurants - follow the locals to find the best eateries in the city.
Uncover Rome's museums
As well as its wealth of monuments, Rome is also home to a wide variety of museums. Among the most visited are the Vatican Museums, which are spread over a vast complex in the Vatican and Belvedere palaces. There's so much to see here that a guided tour could be worth the money.
Other museums worth exploring are the Galleria Borghese, the Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, the Capitoline Museums and the Galleria d'Arte Antica, all of which house important and beautiful works of art.
When you arrive on your flight to Rome, you need to have a plan in mind of where you'd like to visit as there is so much to see and do. A bit of research ahead of your trip will mean you make the best use of the time on your city break and don't miss out on any of the attractions you're keen to explore.
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