Car Hire Rome Ciampino Airport

By: Fiona Hiliard

They say: "Rome wasn't built in a day" for a reason. There's so much to see and in this city that it merits careful exploration. Renting a car in Rome allows you to discover the delights of Rome at a pace that is deserving of this beautiful city. From the well-known landmarks to the hidden gems, you'll find car hire in Ciampino Airport to be the perfect way to see the city's fantastic sights. The following is a guide to the best things to see and do in the eternal city.

Rome Ciampino Airport Mini Guide:

Rome Ciampino Airport is located 15km to the southeast of central Rome. The airport is an important base for a number of international airlines including budget carriers Ryanair and easyJet.

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Things To see/Do in Rome:

Rome is one of those cities that has to be seen to be believed. As the one-time headquarters of one of the world's greatest empires, you'll find Rome offers a range of sights that will take your breath away. Iconic sights such as the Colosseum, the Forum and Palatine Hill, as well as a range of impressive museums and galleries such as the Villa Giulia Museum, the Vatican Museums and the Palazzo Massimo are must-sees. You'll need more than a day to fully enjoy the attractions of Rome. In terms of shopping, Rome's stores can easily rival fashion capital Milan in terms of style and cutting edge design, while the cuisine is certainly something to savour too.

Eating Out in Rome:

Italy is arguably the world's capital of tasty food and Rome, being Italy's capital certainly lives up to expectations. Visitors to the city enjoy excellent choice in terms of eating out. Whatever your budget, you'll always find a trattoria, pizzeria or restaurant that fits the bill. The traditional cuisine of Rome is heavily influence buy the regional Lazio fare, so guests can expect menus to feature the likes of Gnocchi di semolino alla romano, (Roman style dumplings), Spaghetti alla carbonara (spaghetti with bacon eggs and pecorino) and Saltimbocee alla Romana (veal cutlets with raw ham and sage). No Roman dining experience would be complete without a glass of the local wine.

Day Trips/Events in Rome Ciampino Airport:

If you manage to steal away from the stunning sights of Rome for a few hours, you'll find a wealth of worthy excursions on your doorstep. Exciting drives include Pompeii, the ancient ruined city whose inhabitants were preserved in lava dust. Meanwhile a journey through the relaxed hill town of Frascati makes for a particularly scenic drive. The pretty town of Villa d'Este with its ornate fountains makes for another interesting destination.

As the saying goes, 'when in Rome do as the Romans do'. In Rome this means partying at the many festivals and events throughout the year. Special calendar highlights include December's RomaEuropa Arts Festival and September's Notte Bianca (White Night), a veritable 24-hour free ticket to the city's best cultural events.

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