Experience all Rome's attractions with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that's what Marco Polo Guides are all about. You'll discover great hotels, restaurants, trendy places and nightlife venues, plus shopping tips, suggestions for those on a tight budget, tips for travel with kids and ideas for sports and many other activities. Also contains: Perfect Day, Festivals & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Italian phrasebook and index. Whether on the Capitoline Hill, at the Colosseum or in Campo de' Fiori, for centuries Rome has displayed her grace and grandeur, and with MARCO POLO Rome you'll rediscover the Eternal City. The practical, pocket-sized guide takes you around a city whose classical temples, columns and baroque church facades shine in new splendour. Enjoy the fashion haven of the Alta Moda, a foamy cappuccino on a piazza, or immerse yourself in the trendy Testaccio district.
The Insider Tips reveal where you get a magnificent view over the city while sipping an espresso and where you can pick up a picnic basket for a romantic feast in the Villa Borghese Park. The Best Of pages highlight unique aspects of Rome, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and chill out. The City Walks take you in the footsteps of Baroque architects Bernini and Borromini and guide you back into the Romantic period and along the Via Appia Antica. The Do's & Don'ts warn of green traffic lights, unreliable opening times and other things you need to look out for. MARCO POLO Rome provides comprehensive coverage of the city. To help you get around there's a detailed street atlas inside, a useful folding public transport map in the backcover, plus a handy pull-out map.
Publisher: MAIRDUMONT GmbH & Co. KG