Rome City Guide Introduction

Rome City Guide Introduction - Rome, Italy

Rome is the Eternal City, a treasure inside and out. The Colosseum, the Catacombs and the Pantheon are all among Europe's first tier of ancient sites. But Rome isn't just a gloriously ancient city. It's also a glorious medieval city, a glorious Renaissance city and a glorious modern city.

Funky neighborhoods like Trastevere and San Lorenzo set a hip tone. And then there's the culinary side of the equation. Delectable cuisine is the rule here, not the exception. Whether you eat traditional Italian food, go the modern fusion route or choose a low-key cafés for sustenance, you should leave delightfully sated.

And on top of all that, you might just catch the Pope in Rome, preaching to the faithful.

Ready to dig in?

Welcome to EuroCheapo's guide to Rome. We've got advice for you on every aspect of your Rome trip.

• Get a room: Rome has plenty of budget hotels to fit every traveler. Start by reading our reviews of the best cheap hotels in Rome.

• Get psyched: Our Rome budget tips will show you how to save big in Rome.

• Get moving: Our guides for Rome transportation and getting into Rome from the airport will get you both in and around town.

• Get ideas: Visit the EuroCheapo Rome blog for ideas, tips and interesting things to do while in Rome.