Rome Holiday Packages
Rome Holiday Packages from South Africa
Book your Rome Holiday Packages to the eternal city. Built on seven hills, Rome was the cultural center of the ancient world. The City of La Dolce Vita contains countless masterpieces from the Imperial Golden Era such as the Roman Forum and Colosseum and the Circus Maximus while not forgetting more 'recent' masterpieces such as the Trevi Fountain and Michelangelo's ornate and instantly recognizable ceiling in the Sistine Chapel.
Rome Holiday Packages are ideal for couples or families with an interest in art, culture and architecture, with a rich variety to keep you in awe during your visit. Rome is also the ideal starting point to start your journey into Italy or the rest of Europe, with neighboring countries like France, Switzerland, Croatia, Austria and Germany being easily accessible by the Europe's impressive rail network connecting major cities in the region. Contact our travel experts if you are interested in a tailor-made rail package including Rome.
5 Night Rome Holiday Packages
Before you go
South African Passport Holders require a Schengan visa to enter Italy.
Summers are dry and hot, while winters are cool and wet. Italy enjoys a Mediterranean climate with snow in the north and alpine regions during the winters.
The best time to visit is considered to be April to June or September to October. July and August can get crowded.
Direct flights to Rome are available from Johannesburg on Alitalia.
Alternatively you can fly on Emirates, Qatar, Air France, Turkish Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa or Swiss Airlines.
The Vatican City Tour reveals the splendors of the Vatican covering over 40 hectares. Although it is the world's smallest independent sovereign state, the wealth of treasures and history it contains would be the envy of many large countries. Visit St. Peter's Basilica, St. Peter's Square and the Vatican Palace which houses the Sistine Chapel.
Embark on our Colosseum Tour: Journey through the tunnels where the lions and tigers once roared from their cages and gladiators sharpened their swords. Climb to the third tier and marvel at the magnitude of the Colosseum. Climb the Palatine Hill and ponder the views over Nero's Circus Maximus.
The transport of choice in Rome is the metro system. A web of scheduled metro trains connect all the major attractions and landmarks of the city. Alternatively you can use the bus services above ground.