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Flights to Rome, Italy on Sale!
A trip to Rome is a trip of a lifetime, but a trip to Rome on sale is even better. I routinely scour the airline websites looking for great deals for family vacations and this airline sale to Rome, Italy caught my eye.
A coach ticket to Rome, Italy from New York City is only $375 (one-way). Are you kidding me, I thought to myself. A flight from Austin, Texas (where I live) to New York only costs $99 on Jet Blue. So, the combined cost one-way to Rome from Austin is only $474. I could actually afford this!
I imagine myself in front of the Vatican with Saint Peter's Basilica and Sant'Angelo's Bridge in the foreground. The history is invigorating and the landscape is mesmerizing.
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I am not sure how long this sale to Rome, Italy lasts - so hurry and check out the sales to Rome.
Visiting the Rome Colosseum
Evade the Lengthy Lines at the Rome Colosseum
The Rome Colosseum! Everything splendid, and many things unbecoming about the Roman culture of 2000 years long ago can be discovered in its history. Upon first sight, many people are hit with a wave of feelings.
Here are some tips on how to avoid the long lines at the Rome Colosseum.
1. Purchase your ticket at the Palatine Hill entry. A ticket allows you admission to both the Palatine Hill and the Colosseum. The entry to the Palatine is relatively about 200 meters southwest of the Coliseum. Just pursue the path, about the Arch of Constantine, purchase your ticket there. Next, proceed back, past the line at the entrance at which the line will most likely form to the right, but can meander around to the left. Wander up to the turnstiles, put your ticket in the opening, and then - you are in.
2. There are indeed 2 queues at the Coliseum - one for tickets, one for tickets and audio guide, which can cost an extra four euros. Tip: the line for the audio guide line is usually much shorter.
3. Purchase the Rome Archeologia ticket which costs 20 euros and will secure you entrance to many of archeological sites together with the Coliseum, Palatine Hill, Baths of Caracalla, and not to be missed - the National Museum of Rome. You can procure this ticket at any of these sites, and the positive note is that most of these will have shorter lines (some even will have no line at all) than the Coliseum. Afterwards, proceed past the line with your ticket in-hand. The ticket is good for seven days.
4. Secure a reservation by mobile telephone: 39 06 3996 7700. It is recommended that you check the weather first before making your reservation. There is a specific ticket window to collect your reserved ticket, so again, which is helpful because there is no waiting in line.
5. Make a reservation at the following Internet address: http://www.pierreci.it/do/show/list/20. Be sure to read the restrictions prior to completing your purchase.
6. Participate in a retail tour. There are a some tacky tour guides who often barter tours at the exterior of the Coliseum. It is recommended that you choose a reputable company for your excursion to the Rome Colosseum.
A Short Walking Tour of Rome, Italy
A vacation to Italy is not whole unless you include a tour to Rome, the most majestic city, also referred to as the eternal city. Exploring from Florence to Rome is reasonably simple and low priced by selecting as your means of transportation the Italian express train, Eurostar. A second-class token is under fifty dollars U.S. and will gulp up only one and a half hours one way in order to travel from Santa Maria Novella to Rome Termini.
Upon approach at the Rome terminal, you can take the escalator to the Metro. And for a cost of only four euros, you can set out on the Metro for up to six hours and conclude the trip to explore several of Rome's richly famous sights.
The Preliminary Stop in Rome
The primary stop exiting the Metro was the Colosseo (the Colosseum). The tourists look determined and the terrain appears crowded, but after skipping the long line at the "no reservation" queue by going to the Guided Audio Tour for only fifteen euros, one can secure a permit into one of Rome's most time-honored monuments. With camera and notepad in hand, be equipped to marvel and document this glorious arena.
Whereas the Colosseum tour ends, you can roam in the direction of the Foro Romano (Roman Forum), the ancient heart of the Roman Empire. Along the way, you will sashay by temple relics, basilicas and a scant meters more, museums on Capitol Hill. Be sure to meander through this vision of marvel, which stands as a pillar of the power and vigor of the ancient Romans.
Afterwards, proceed towards the Fontana Di Trevi, the Trevi Fountain. There it is busy with people, but a spectacular pleasure to see. The Baroque fountain of Neptune is a renowned congregation spot and a superior area to nab gelato, which is an Italian ice cream. The Pantheon is a brisk 5-10 minute walk from the Trevi Fountain and extended another spectacular vision of the illumination of Rome.
The Return Trip
On the final hour of the Roman tour, you can include a expedition to the Spanish Steps at Piazza Di Spagna, which is a notorious gathering place for tourists who are usually excited and talkative about the astonishment of Rome. The Metro is found nearby and too soon, you can then be transported back to Rome Termini for the rendezvous to Florence.
A walking tour of Rome, Italy is smoothly accomplished with a map of the city, comfortable walking shoes and the inclination to search out what the Eternal City has to offer!
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