Named after the legendary polymath Leonardo da Vinci, Rome's primary airport is located around 35km outside of the city. As one of Europe's busiest airports its packed full of amazing amenities that you can enjoy as you pass through.
With great transport services running frequently it's never been easier to get to the city centre.
By Train: the best way to get to the city is via train. The station is located inside the airport and is close to both departures and arrivals. The easiest option is to catch the Leonardo express, which is a non-stop express service dedicated to airport passengers to Roma Termini and takes about 30 mins.
By car/taxi: taxis are available at T1 and T3. There are fixed fares depending on where you want to go. At the time of writing it costs €48 to get to the city centre.
By bus: There are also several bus operators which you can get at Terminal 2 arrivals. Tickets can be purchased at stands throughout the airport, or (with a surcharge) can be purchased on board.
With a history spanning over 2,500 years Rome is a powerhouse of culture. From Roman Emperors to Incredible Artists, this city has some of the most amazing tourist attractions in the world. It's no wonder they call it the Eternal City.
The Colosseum: an absolute must see for any visitor is The Colosseum. This epic ancient stadium is one of the worlds most iconic structures. In it's prime it was capable of holding 80,000 people, all of whom came to watch the bloody violence of the gladiatorial games. AS Be prepared though, the Colosseums is easily accessible to the public and does draw very large crowds.
The Forum: the Forum was the centre of the ancient city and hosts a variety of significant attractions. The Temples of Jupiter, Titus and Vesta and Arch of Severus to name a few. The Forum is located right beside the Colosseum and its worthwhile doing the two together.
Sistine Chapel: there are many people that say they get a indefinable "sense" when viewing Michelangelo's "Last Judgement" on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The amount of detailed iconography that is part of The Vatican museum circuit is breath-taking and a must see for any visit to Rome.
St. Peters Square: Looking around St. Peters Square you may be surprised by the enormity of it. There are two huge colonnades that line either side with detailed statues of Saints and former Popes.
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