Transportation

Cycling Tracks in Rome

Cycling Tracks in Rome, Italy A 15 km long cycling track takes you from up-town - the Castel Giubileo dam in the northern side of Rome - to Ponte Risorgimento near the historic centre. The itinerary mostly unwinds along a natural environment coasting the Tiber; only the last three km run in downtown Rome. The Cycling tracks in Rome run along the following itineraries: from Ponte Risorgimento to Villa...

Rome Metrebus (metro-train-bus) Tickets

Rome Metrebus (metro-train-bus) Tickets, Italy Rome public transport is called Metrebus, a combination of the words: metro, treno metropolitano and autobus. With Metrebus tickets you can travel on these three means of transport: on different routes inside a city area through different areas. Metrebus is a scheme, by which a standard ticket can be used across the full range of transport services: Buses Subway Suburban...

Rome agencies offering guided excursions

Rome agencies offering guided excursions, Italy Many different agencies offer guided excursions to the major tourist sight of the city, occasionally including lunch or dinner at selected restaurants. Tours normally depart at around 9am, 3pm, and 8pm (contact the agencies to arrange pick-up service at your hotel) and are offered in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, and Japanese. Prices for tours within the city...

First day - Plan Your Trip to Rome In 48 Hours

First day - Plan Your Trip to Rome In 48 Hours, Italy A. The Vatican City Arriving at St. Peter's Square, the visitor is immediately impressed by the size of the memorable square facing St. Peter's, surrounded by the magnificent four-row colonnade masterpiece of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Only when one gets inside the basilica, slowly climbing up the sweeping three flights of steps designed by Bernini, one will be truly amazed by the...

Getting Around Rome By Taxi

Getting Around Rome By Taxi , Italy Taxis in Rome are white or yellow, have an identification name and number on the front door and show a taximeter inside. They can be easily found in every part of the city in special taxi parkings, each parking having its own phone number. You can also call one of the many Radio Taxi companies: an operator will contact the nearest to you and tell you the name and number of the...

Rome Traffic Restrictions

Rome Traffic Restrictions, Italy Tourists in Rome and other Italian cities need to know that the cities have restricted driving zones to reduce traffic congestion. If you drive there without a permit you will be fined as much as 99 euros ($136). If your hotel lies within such a zone and you need to drive there to park or unload luggage, you are exempt from the fine but need to ask the hotel to send your...

Getting Via del Corso By Bus, Train, Underground Metro and Nearby Tourist Information Points

getting Via del Corso, rome Via del Corso is the most famous street of Rome, which at present is a busy traffic way unfortunately leaving no space for crowds of tourists and Romans, and even no air to breath due to big quantity of exhaust gases (as it is nearly everywhere in Rome). is located in the historical centre of Rome on the ancient road that connects two of its most famous squares, Piazza del...

Stazione Termini (Termini Station) - Center Of Rome Railway Train Connection

Inside the Stazione Termini (Termini Station), rome Termini Station is the center of railway system of Rome, except modest traffic of such minor stations as: Tiburtina, Ostiense, Trastevere. Till the 60's it could be considered as one of the biggest and most popular meeting places of Romans and those who were of other origins. The railways appeared in Rome quite late, only with Pius IX were promoted the first projects with the...

Porta Portese (Portese Gate)

Porta Portese (Portese Gate) Sunday flea market This is the most recent among the gates of the walls around Rome (17th century). It was built in 1644 by Urban VIII as part of the Janiculum Walls and finished by his successor Innocent X who put on the top of it his coat-of-arms. This antique city gate was one of the main entrances in the city of Rome. In the time of its construction another gate existed on the distance of...