Rome is called the Eternal City, and ancient ruins and Renaissance masterpieces still dot this modern metropolis: with Rick Steves on your side, Rome can also be yours!
Inside Rick Steves Rome 2018 you’ll find:
Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Rome
Rick’s strategic advice on how to get the most out of your money and time, with rankings of his should-see favorites
Top sights and hidden gems, from the Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel to corner trattorias serving crispy fresh pizza and that perfect scoop of gelato
How to hook up with local culture: Savor a plate of cacio e pepe, celebrate with the locals at a festival, or chat with fans about the up to date soccer (calico, to locals) match
Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick’s candid, humorous insight
The best places to eat, sleep, and experience la dolce far niente
Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and improbable museums
Detailed neighborhood maps and a fold-out city map for exploring on the go
Useful resources including a packing list, Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and really helpful reading
Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down
Annually up to date information on Central Rome, Vatican City, Trastevere, and more, plus day trips to Ostia Antica, Tivoli, Naples, and Pompeii
Make the most of each day and every dollar with Rick Steves Rome 2018.
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