Gerbera Bed & Breakfast - Rome, Italy
You can decide to follow the typical tourist paths or you can be lucky or brave enough to go off the usual tracks. One way or the other, Rome will seduce you and it will hardly leave you indifferent. It will surprise you, like a beautiful middle aged woman that has still plenty to offer and whose beauty is just been merely blurred by time passing by.
Rome is one of world's most photogenic cities - not surprising when you remember what's here - The Vatican, the Trevi Fountain, St Peter's Square, Spanish Steps, Colosseum... Whether you spend your time sightseeing, or lazing in cafés watching the world go by, it will be your turn to feature in your very own Roman Holiday. Rome is a romantic place for honey-moons, a favorite holiday destination, and the city of fashion.
Gerbera Bed & Breakfast is located in the city centre near the Central Railway Station Termini with direct trains available from the Leonardo da Vinci Airport getting there couldn’t be easier. The Gerbera Bed & Breakfast benefits from easy access to Rome’s fantastic public transport system but being in a city with so much to see and do the best way to get around is on Hop On - Hop Off tour bus with tickets for around €25 for 48hrs unlimited use you can spend the days hopping on and off where ever you fancy, and don’t forget to do the bus tour in the evening as the city is even prettier when it’s dark.
At the Gerbera Bed & Breakfast you will enjoy a gorgeous Italian-style breakfast to set you up ready for your day of exploration, they can also organise tours and excursions to help you to discover the most fascinating aspects of the Eternal City.
What you must see in Rome!
Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major
The Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major was built around year 432 by Pope Liberius. According to the legend, he was inspired by Mary during a great snow storm in the month of August (that is why it is called Our Lady of the snow). There are many works of art inside among which the Adoration of the Magi with the ox and donkey, considered one of the oldest nativity scenes with statues.
The beautiful Forum of Caesar, the Forum of Augustus, Trajan’s Forum and Nerva Forum show how great ancient Rome used to be.
It used to be called the Flavian Amphitheatre and is the biggest Italian amphitheatre and the most important site in Rome that we can still admire nowadays.
Piazza Venezia – Altare della Patria
The huge Vittoriano monument is dedicated to Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and conserves the body of the so-called Unknown soldier.
The beautiful classic-baroque fountain built by Nicola Salvi is famous all over the world for a scene from Fellini’s La Dolce Vita starring Anita Ekberg.
Piazza di Spagna (Spanish steps)
The monumental Spanish steps are one of the most famous sites in the world. Many artists and men of letters of all ages, like the English Keats and Shelley, came here to live.
You can’t miss the wonderful collection of papal works of art like the famous Sistine Chapel and Raffaello’s frescos.