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Rome— 6 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Get some historical perspective at Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.
For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome custom trip planner.
The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Rome. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Rome
Vatican City, Tivoli
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