Colosseum

A truly wonderful piece of history, a remarkable structure and something not to be missed.

This is history in the raw, a timeless piece of inspiring architecture. No visit to Rome is complete without a trip to see the Colosseum and this will undoubtedly be a highlight on your rugby weekend to Italy.

Vatican Museums

If you’re a lover of art and architecture, then this is one you cannot afford to miss. It impressively spans over 7km of halls and corridors in a maze-like fashion – so don’t worry if you don’t see everything! The displays host a huge array of artefacts ranging from paintings to Egyptian mummies. You can also see the Sistine Chapel which is regarded as Michelangelo’s greatest masterpiece.

Trastevere

If you want another authentic Italian experience, then you should definitely take the journey down to Trastevere, a charming neighbourhood that will give you all the hidden gems that you can find in Rome. The beautiful mosaic patterned streets are littered with small and sweet cafés and classic Italian restaurants with proper Italian delicacies. Yum!

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain is the most beautiful fountain in Rome. Measuring some 20 meters in width and 26 meters in height, it is in fact the largest fountain in the city.

While this fountain is one of the most beautiful of its kind in the world, it is also esteemed in history and myths. These include the notions that throwing a set amount of coins into the fountain will make you fall in love or ensure that one day you will return to Rome.

An interesting statistic is that approximately a million euros worth of coins are put into the fountain each year.

Galleria Borghese

Galleria Borghese is the 17th-century pleasure house where Cardinal Scipione Borghese stashed his Bernini statues and Caravaggio paintings.

The building is a beautiful and elegant mansion and is one of the most renowned art museums in the world. The building’s gardens are also a popular attraction and the third largest park in Rome.