Ciampino is Rome's second airport, and the destination of choice for many of Europe's low-cost airlines. It is less well served by transport links than Fiumicino
. However, it is closer to Rome city center than Fiumicino. We explore your options.
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Getting to the city from Ciampino Airport
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Some of the best restaurants in Rome are outside the usual tourist traps, and may not have menus that are translated into English. This small glossary will help you order.
Rome’s public transportation system is comprehensive and usually pretty convenient. There are, though, a few things you should be aware of when getting around the city. Here we tell you how to avoid some of the problems.
There are two major airports that serve Rome: Fiumicino and Ciampino
. If your tour company or hotel isn't sending a driver for you, here are the options to get you from Fimuicino to your hotel.
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Getting to the city from Fiumicino Airport
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There’s a lot of public transport in Rome and it can be confusing. We show you how to get around the city cheaply.
Night transport to and from Fiumicino is limited. We explore your options.
The many pros and few cons of the RomaPass – we’ve got all the answers here to Rome’s discount vacation ticket.
What to look out for, and seven tips on how to avoid being a victim.
This free self-guided walk takes you from the site of Caesar’s death to Rome’s own pyramid, taking in the original Jewish Ghetto and the most beautiful view of the most beautiful city on earth.
Rome wasn't built in a day, and one day is nowhere near enough to see everything the city has to offer. Even a month isn't enough to be honest. That said, there may be circumstances - a cruise, a multi-city tour of Italy, a layover - in which you really only have one day to … Continue Reading ››
To clear up any confusion we need to define some terminology:
- Vatican City is a city-state with clearly defined borders. It is an independent country presided over by the Holy See (the Catholic church's jurisdiction) entirely within Italy's confines, with its own leader (the Pope), currency (Vatican-issued euro), security force (the Swiss Guards), post … Continue Reading ››
Italy's the home of the pizza, right? And what could be more simple than buying a slice of this ambrosia?
Well, like everything in Italy, not only is it slightly different to how it is at home, it's also a little bit more complicated. Here we explain how to get what you want: a delicious slice … Continue Reading ››
We explain why renting a car in Rome will not enhance your vacation – and why a rental car could become an expensive liability.
Rome’s subway system is fast, inexpensive, and reasonably reliable. It’s also pretty limited, with only two lines in a big X shape, that cross at Termini station in central Rome.
When you're in the station, to make sure you’re going the right way, remember: BINA. Battistini and ReBBiBia are the northernmost stations, and LaurentINA and AnangINA … Continue Reading ››