Flights to Rome: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Rome
You can find many cheap flights to Italy from New York, Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles and other U.S. cities. Delta and Alitalia for example offer daily non-stop flights to Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) in Rome from New York. Cheap airfares for flights with one layover are available from United, Air France, Air Canada, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and many other airlines.
When to book the cheapest flights to Rome
While summer is pretty hot, it’s considered the most popular time to travel to Rome. To avoid the high season airfares, you can travel in spring or fall, when also the temperatures are more pleasant. Save money by booking five to six months in advance.
- Peak season: Easter holidays to October.
- Low season: Late October to Easter.
The flight time of a non-stop flight from New York to Rome is between 8 hours 15 minutes and 8 hours 45 minutes. Flights to Rome with one layover take more than 11 hours.
Experience Rome: sights, tours and activities
The list of attractions to see in Rome is immense. The Eternal City is home to many of the most beautiful and best preserved pieces of Roman architecture in the world, amazing food, bustling nightlife and an abundance of cultural highlights. After you have visited all the famous tourist sights in Rome you can also rent a car and head out to the Italian countryside or the Mediterranean coast.
Essentials in Rome
Roman architecture: Where should we start? First-time visitors should not miss the 2,000-year-old temple Pantheon, the Colosseum that used to host the famous gladiator fights and the Forum between the seven hills of Rome that used to be the center of Rome’s public life.
Vatican: A small but important part of Rome is Vatican City, the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world. The Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the St. Peter’s Basilica are must-see attractions for every first-time Rome visitor.
Culinary Rome: Rome is not only famous for its impressive architecture. Sip a real cappuccino on a sunny terrace, buy fresh fruits at an old market, taste the newest Italian ice cream creations, and go order the classics like pizza, pasta and lasagna at one of the many family-run restaurants of the city.
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Hotels and accommodation in Rome
Rome knows how to cater to its many visitors from all around the world and their accommodation preferences. In the Eternal City you find luxury hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, chain hotels, boutique guesthouses as well as family-run pensions and apartments for rent. In summer and for important holidays the prices tend to be higher than during low season.