Wine tasting in Rome

Wine Tasting in Rome

It’s easy to associate Rome with visits to ancient monuments and museums, but wine tasting? That seems more like a Tuscany thing, doesn’t it? Well, you might be surprised to learn that not only are there several places within the historic center of Rome where you can sample local wines, but there are also vineyards a short trip from the city, too.

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February 9, 2015 by
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Highlights of Tuscany

See Tuscany in One Day from Rome

Let’s get one thing straight at the beginning – you can’t see all of Tuscany in one day. What you can do, however, is see some of the highlights of this famous region in one well-organized day trip from Rome.

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January 12, 2015 by
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Rome from Above

See different parts of Rome & the surrounding area than you would otherwise

Rome is a lot to take in. It’s a busy city, where modern Romans live and work surrounded by the remnants of the civilization that put the city on the map more than two thousand years ago. Even if Rome has been on your wish list for years, it’s hard to absorb without a break from all the hustle and history. Getting into the countryside is a good way to reset – especially if you can soar over the landscape and see Rome from above.

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December 8, 2014 by
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Roma – Night Tour

The colossal Colosseum

Italy is always an attractive destination for those looking for a culture high. Italy’s most culturally and historically rich city is arguably Rome, so, a tour of Rome’s most attractive sites had to be on the to-do list. More importantly, to avoid the heat and crowds of daytime, we chose to take the tour in the evening. Over the course of the evening, we visited most of the greatest sites Rome had to offer, with a knowledgeable guide to tell us the stories and facts about each of our stops, an immersive experience of the Roman and Ancient Roman culture, history and architecture.

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November 17, 2014 by
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River Cruises on the Tiber

Rome by night on a Tiber River cruise

It’s a lucky city that’s got a river running through its center, but not every city embraces its riverfront. The Tiber River had once been an important trade route for the ancient Romans, only to be walled off and essentially forgotten. Today, however, Rome has once again recognized the significance of its river – although this time it’s more about tourism and leisure activities than commerce.

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November 10, 2014 by
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Running Through Rome

Running tours of Rome provide fantastic scenery

We’ve all heard about walking tours through Italian cities, and the popularity of biking tours is rising. You can even hop on one of those Segways to glide around many cities. But if you’d like to get some exercise at the same time that you’re sightseeing in the Italian capital, then consider taking a Rome running tour.

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November 3, 2014 by
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Pyramid of Cestius

Pyramid of Cestius in Rome

We are completely prepared to be awed by the ancient ruins throughout the city of Rome, but very few of us are expecting to see an ancient pyramid in the city center.

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October 20, 2014 by
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Parco degli Acquedotti in Rome

Parco degli Acquedotti

In Rome, there are multiple public parks and piazzas occupying the sites of former Roman structures. One of the largest is the Parco degli Acquedotti, which also showcases ancient Roman engineering prowess.

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October 13, 2014 by
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Save 10 Percent in Rome

Rome day trips sale

HURRY! Book by Aug. 14, 2014, to save 40 percent on select tours in Rome. This exclusive offer applies to all departure times and dates through Dec. 31, 2015. Please note that this offer is available for new transactions only and cannot be applied to any existing booking.

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October 8, 2014 by
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Ancient Egyptian Obelisks in Rome

Obelisk in St. Peter's Square

Rome has plenty of ancient Roman monuments to see, but the ancient Romans were also good plunderers. Evidence of their spoils of war can be found in piazzas all over the city – specifically, the 13 ancient Egyptian obelisks that stand proudly throughout Rome.

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October 6, 2014 by
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