10 sites to check before heading to Rome


If the millions of visitors who walk every year the Italian capital, you're thinking about starting, here are the 10 sites to check to best prepare your stay, sites are classified into four categories: discovery of Rome, go to Rome, Rome to circulate and sleep in Rome.

Discover Rome

1. Official website of tourism in Italy
Here is the official tourism website in Italy, find many practical and tourist information, they are classified into 5 categories: Explore, Travel, Living, Looking, Share, info briefly ... this site covers all aspects of a stay in Italy: historical and cultural presentation, monuments and museums to visit, accommodation, the best places to shop and events ...
the site is available in 5 languages ​​including French, the benchmark for tourist information on Italy.

Site address: Tourist Office: www.italia.it/fr
2. Rome Tourist Office
Find the official website of the Rome Tourist Office of useful information to plan your stay: hotels, restaurants, cafes, monuments and museums, map and guide good planning, transport, and output events, shopping, excursions and walks, sports activities, etc ... on the website of the Rome tourist office you can also book a guided tour, a restaurant or a hotel to offer consequent of accommodation.

Site address: www.turismoroma.it
3. Roma Rome
This site provides a substantial amount of information on Rome: photos, maps, sights, hotels reservation, monuments, guide and history. The cultural program will acquaint you with all the artistic and cultural events; events, exhibitions, events, religious celebrations ...

Site address: www.rome-roma.net

Blogs Rome

4. Destination Rome
Find on Destination Rome many interesting articles on the history of the eternal city, news, cultural outings, gastronomy, etc ... This blog also gives advice to accommodation and holiday apartments.

The website address: blogdestinationrome.blogspot.fr

5. French in Rome
French in Roma, is a blog for all the French who wish to visit, explore, settle and work in Rome ... On the program: good plan, unusual places, practical information, gastronomy, lifestyle, culture, history, fashion, etc ... A must for all expats in Rome.

The website address: www.frenchinroma.com

Go to Rome

6. Trainitalia
The official website of the Italian railways, the Trainitalia network, plan your trip and book your train ticket in Italy directly from this site. You can also monitor real-time network status. The site has an English interface.

The website www.trenitalia.com

See also www.InterRailNet.com . With the InterRail Italy Pass you can take the train to 3, 4, 6 or 8 travel days within a period of one month. Each day trip, you can take as many trains as you wish.

Getting around Rome

ATAC (Agenzia per i Trasporti Autoferrotranviari del Comune di Roma) is the company that manages the tram network, bus and metro in Rome. Find their website all times and routes of the various means of transport, and the rates and different offers and discounts. The site has an interface in French.

Site address: www.atac.roma.it
8. Terravision, Airport Shuttle.
On the bus Terravision website book your next-transfer between the airport Fiumicino International Airport to Termini station in central Rome. The Terravision buses are fast, comfortable, nonstop. Online Tickets cost: € 4-way / 8 € round trip, the trip takes 55 minutes
Please note it is not possible to book online tickets less than 12 hours before departure, then you have to. buy them on the spot, at the airport or at Termini station.

Site address:

Find accommodation in Rome

9. Initalia.it
Initalia.it is a hotel reservation center in Italy, the selection is vast and quality, and offers in Tuscany and Florence are many.
Choice ; classic hotel, design hotel, boutique hotel, luxury hotels, business hotels, B & B, residential hotels and guest houses, hotels near train stations and airports.
With a few clicks check the catalog and book securely and fast. The booking service with InItalia is free, you pay for your stay directly on reaching your accommodation.
The site has an interface in French.

The website www.initalia.it

Other ..

10. Le Petit Journal: Rome
The Diary is for all the French who wish to visit, explore, settle and work in Rome ... On the program: good plan, unusual places, practical information , food, lifestyle, culture, history, fashion, job offers, ads, etc ... A must for all French expats in Rome.

Site address: www.lepetitjournal.com/rome