Holidays to Rome 2016 / 2017
The ‘Eternal City’, Rome, is the capital city of Italy and is known for its impressive landmarks, beautiful renaissance art and refreshing culture. If you’re interested in the historical culture and buildings, then book a holiday to Rome as this is one destination that you cannot miss.
Great Activities & Entertainment – Rome Holidays
Rome has a lot to offer you when you book a holiday to Rome. For those who love to take in the sights and culture, there are many fascinating tours and museums around Rome. Whereas those who are seeking adventure, can book bike tours, hire a row boat for the day, or even attend Gladiator School. With so much to do, your holiday in Rome will never have a dull moment.
At Co-operative Travel we have holidays to Rome in a variety of breath-taking locations for families and young singles. Book a cheap holiday to Rome with Co-op Travel and experience the renaissance era, great cuisine and interesting culture.
Booking Ahead - Rome Holidays in 2016/2017
If you’re looking to save money, then why not book ahead? Great Rome holiday deals and packages are now available for Rome holidays in 2016/2017.
Booking ahead for your holiday to Rome in 2016//2017 has real advantages. Whether you are booking a romantic getaway or a treat for the family, look no further. Not only can you get an amazing deal by booking in advance, but it will also take the hassle out of taking last minute time off work. The sooner you book, the sooner you can look forward to it!
Book a Rome Package Holiday for Next Year & Save Money Now
Whenever you decide to book your Rome holidays, there are plenty of packages to suit your budget. Rome has plenty of top quality hotels - which can be booked on a bed & breakfast, full or half-board basis. However, many cheap holidays to Rome are self-catering. Look at the last minute Rome holidays Co-operative Travel have on offer for the latest deals.
Rome – Holiday Destination Information
Key Information: Rome is the capital city of Italy and is known for the huge amounts of art and culture it contains. There are architecturally interesting buildings all over Rome and wonderful galleries displaying masterpieces by some of the biggest names in the history of art.
Ideal Time to Go: The high season in Rome is June - August due to the warm weather and low chance of rain during these months, so if weather is very important to you when going on holiday, we’d recommend going between these months. If you’re not very fussy when it comes to weather, we recommend taking your Rome holiday in November or February as these are low season months, the weather won’t be particularly pretty, but the holiday will be cheap and there will be few clouds. You’ll also get to admire Rome in the way that the Romans do.
Weather: The weather in Rome is quite typical - warm and dry during summer months, cooler and wetter during winter months. July is the warmest month in Rome with an average temperature of 26°C. The coolest month in Rome is January with an average temperature of 8°C - the start and end of the year in Rome tends to sit at around 9°C.
Flight Time: A direct flight from London to Rome takes around 2.5 hours.
Time Difference: Rome is 1 hour ahead of UK time
Currency: Euro (€)
Fun Fact: Ancient Rome was, just like today, covered in graffiti! – People used to scratch their graffiti into the stone walls and buildings on the streets of Rome.
Top Tip: To keep things cheap use an ATM for withdrawing money as opposed to having it exchanged elsewhere.
Places to Go on your Rome Holiday
Rome is a wonderful holiday destination that is packed with culture, art and marvellous cuisines. There are many great places to visit during your Rome holiday, here are our top picks:
The Roman Colosseum – this is probably one of the most astonishing sights in Rome; it’s an impressive piece of Roman architecture that’s filled to the brim with fascinating history and culture. It is the largest amphitheatre to have ever been built and is very much worth checking out during your Rome holiday.
Trevi Fountain – this is a gorgeous example of fine ancient Roman architecture; holiday-goers flock year round to this beautiful fountain to throw in their euros and make a wish, this raises thousands of euros every day which is then collected from the fountain and donated to charity.
The Roman Forum – this is essentially the cultural heart of Rome. Beautiful ruins surround this rectangular forum, ruins of important government buildings where huge decisions were once made that led to the Rome we know today. This is definitely an extraordinary and interesting sight that will have you thinking and keep you happily occupied.
How to Get There
Due to the popularity of Rome as a holiday destination, holiday flights are available all year round from airports all over the UK at cheap prices. We recommend looking for a direct flight to your Rome holiday as this often works out cheaper, a much faster journey and an easier way to travel to your holiday than using connecting flights.