“A heady mix of haunting ruins, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life, Italy’s hot-blooded capital is one of the world’s most romantic and charismatic cities.” – Lonely Planet
The train system in Italy is vast and reliable and Rome is very well connected. The high speed Frecciarossa makes connecting to the rest of the country fast and easy. Check out schedules and prices on the TrenItalia website.
You’ll also want to look into Flixbus as a cheap and easy option from many cities around the country.
Flights will arrive at Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci Airport) or Ciampino for the budget airlines. Easily take TerraVision buses from both Ciampino and Fiumicino to the train station in Rome. You also have a few different train options from Fiumicino with Leonardo Express running from 6:23 am – 23:23 every 30 minutes being the quickest of the train options. Taxis and private shuttles remain the most expensive options to and from each.
Italy is famous for its food but many people don’t realize what a wide variety is available. One of the most important things about traveling through this country will be to make sure to eat local and regional dishes because that is where you’ll find is the best of the BEST. Make sure you know what the Romans do best so you know exactly what to try!
Eat as the Romans Eat – Traditional Roman dishes and where to try them.