Destination guide: Rome, Italy
Rome is a city where the past and the present converge in perfect harmony. The capital of Italy (Europe) is also known as the Eternal City and is considered the birthplace of the ancient Roman Empire. It is worth noting that this city has a valuable architectural, artistic, cultural and religious heritage which makes it attractive to any tourist.
Plan your trip to Rome and visit The Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and Michelangelo’s Pieta. Discover the ruins of the Roman Forum, the Coliseum, Agrippa’s Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain (which tradition dictates you must throw a coin into if you want to come back to Rome) and the bohemia of Trastevere, an area located south of the Vatican.
Rome - Weather Overview
Rome enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate. Summers (from June to September) are hot and dry with temperatures often soaring to 35°C. High humidity is also common, particularly in July and August. Winter tends to be moderate, with temperatures averaging around 10°C to 15°C between December and February. Spring (March to June) and early autumn (September and October) are the best times to visit Rome, with lovely blue skies and mild temperatures. November and December are the two wettest months.