Address — Molo Vespucci 00053 Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy, IT, Europe
Air Connections — Roma is served by three airports, of which the main two are owned by Aeroporti di Roma. The intercontinental Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport is Italy’s chief airport; it is more commonly known as “Fiumicino airport”, as it is located within the territory of the nearby comune of Fiumicino, south-west of the city centre. The older Rome Ciampino Airport is a joint civilian and military airport; it is more commonly referred to as “Ciampino Airport”, as it is located within Roman territory near the border with the comune of Ciampino, south-east of the city centre. A third airport, the Aeroporto dell’Urbe, is a small, low-traffic airport located about 6 km north of the city centre, which handles most helicopter and private flights.
The cruise Port of Civitavecchia is 50km from the Fiumicino International Airport.
Time zone — GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Currency — Euro
Language — Italian, French, German, Croatian, Serbian
Electricity — 230V, 50Hz
Must See in Rome
Colosseum — Rome’s iconic Colosseum was built by Emperor Vespasian in 72 A.D. on the site of Nero’s palace. The Colosseum entertained Romans with spectacles and contests until the fall of the empire. Since then, it’s served as a cemetery, castle, convent, and quarry.
MAXXI — the National Museum of Twenty-First Century Arts. This museum opened in the summer of 2010 and shows from artists such as South African William Kentridge and Michelangelo Pistoletto. The lovely alfresco café and an excellent bookshop are housed in the facing building—one Hadid preserved from the original plan of the square.
Pantheon — iconic Pantheon waas dedicated to all the gods by Marcus Agrippa in 27 B.C.. The building located in centro storico has twice burned and been rebuilt before assuming its current appearance under the reign of Hadrian. It was conversed to a church in 609 A.D.. Ever since, its architecture has impressed visitors including Michelangelo.