Rome- All roads lead to Rome
Wherever you go, in Rome you will meet instinctively numerous world-famous monuments of the antiquity, the Renaissance and the Baroque. As scene of significant historical events, Rome was and is the cultural centre of Europe.
The areas around Rome were hundreds and hundreds of years stage of various historic events that left their indelible marks on the image of the Eternal City. With a multitude of fountains, squares, palaces, churches and gardens, it is one of the most cultural cities. In every single corner you explore Roman history; excavations have been exposed and are accessible for visitors.
Rome, Italy's largest city is situated in its heart on the banks of the Tiber. Together with the Vatican City, Rome was declared in 1980 by the UNESCO a World Heritage Site and lie annually hundreds of visitors under its spell. The Eternal City was built on the famous Seven Hills of Rome in 753 BC. Legend has it that Romulus founded the city, after he and his brother Remus were nursed by a wolf. Influenced by the great Roman Empire, Rome has grown into a metropolis and is nowadays home to many people from near and far.
The Caput Mundi of the Roman Empire, later seat of the Pope and the capital of Italy, has always been a political, cultural and religious fulcrum, in particular at an international level. The areas around the city provide nature lovers a wide range of recreational activities. The sea, lakes, vineyards and olive groves suggest several opportunities to explore the maritime region.
However, Rome, next to Milan, has set itself up as the centre of Italian fashion. You enjoy the glorious end of a shopping day drinking an aperitif in the cozy bars. Like a reflection of the Italian lifestyle, lovingly prepared dishes of Mediterranean cuisine are served.