Rome, ancient and romantic
For a romantic weekend or family trip, escape with Air France to the Italian capital! Once you have your airline ticket to Rome in your pocket, make the most of our advice to plan your stay in this ancient city, classified as a World Heritage Site.
A journey to Rome plunges you into the cradle of the Italian Renaissance, incarnation of the Baroque style, as the historic centre testifies. Illustrious artists, such as Michelangelo, Raphael or Bernini have sculpted the city by building architectural masterpieces like the Basilica of Saint Peter, the Sistine Chapel or the House of Raphael. Ranked amongst the top ten visited cities in the world; Rome is known for its Colosseum and the Vatican. Yet a stay in Rome is also the discovery of essential sites, such as the Piazza Navona, the Caracalla Spa, le Pantheon or the Castel Sant'Angelo. Access to the castle is via a bridge decorated with sublime statues by Bernini, and you can enjoy an incomparable view of Rome and the Vatican from there.
Nature lovers will organise a picnic in the park of the Villa Borghese, while those passionate about art alone will stand in awe in front of the fabulous collections of the Villa Medici. Your travel guide of Rome invites you to follow the traces of the beautiful era of cinema of Fellini and Marcello Mastroianni, by visiting the studios of Cinecittà, the Garbatella quarter and the Trevi Fountain, printed with the memory of Anita Ekberg. Leave a few stops for gelati. An ideal day in Rome is topped off in a trattoria in the very lively quarter of Testaccio, where you can sample the carciofo alla giudea and the traditional digestive, sambuca.
Start thinking now about booking a flight to Rome with Air France in order to experience a romantic stay in the most ancient of cities in Europe…