Roma è sempre Roma! Rome is always Rome – a city that never changes! If you have ever thrown a coin in the Trevi Fountain you will know that when you return the city will still be the same. Known as The Eternal City, Roma is over three thousand years old and filled with stunning buildings constructed in marble and sandstone from every epoca.
If you are a traveller to Italy, you have to visit the most magnificent city in the world! See the Video Guide below!! It is the city of ancient history as well as the city of great fountains and acquaducts that service them. It is filled with every type of museum imaginable as well as numerous art galleries to visit. There is every type of piazza from the large to the small.
As the capital of Italy, Roma is the center of Italian Politics as well as the center of the Catholic Church worldwide, encompassing Vatican City, as a separate state all on its own so there is always an incredible mix of people of all religions visiting the city. Roma is without a doubt one of the most interesting places in the world and one of the Passion for Italy favourite cities.
IN ROME WE RECOMMEND....
Stay in our Lovely Apartments, Beautiful Guesthouses or a magnificent 5 star hotel, decorated in beautiful art deco.
Let us help you plan your days as there is so many wonderful sites to see that one has to pace oneself and wear thick rubber soled shoes as the little cobblestones (San Pietrini) are very hard on your feet.
Book a Historical Walking Tour around the ancient sites and a Guide for the Vatican Museum. We know Roma very well having travelled there many times and we will tell you all our wonderful places to visit, the best museums to see and where your favourite artists are.
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LATEST NEWS from Rome:
ACCOMMODATION TAX IN ROME STARTED 1st JANUARY 2011
The City Council of Rome approved the introduction of an accommodation tax in Rome. The tax goes towards better organising the city's urban services. It was implemented from the 1st January 2011 and is payable by all people staying in accommodation in Rome at the conclusion of each stay, whether the booking was made before or after the 1st January.
The tax also applies to those who have booked and paid for their accommodation through a travel agent or tour operator.
The taxes are as follows:
B & B € 2 per person per night up to 10 days
Holiday homes € 2 per person per night max 10 days
Hotels 1, 2, 3-star € 2 per person per night up to 10 days
4.5 stars Hotels € 3 per person per night up to 10 days
The taxes are collected by the accommodation provider, not by Passion For Italy. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please don't hesitate to contact us.