1 Pantheon

The most complete ancient Roman structure in the city.

2 Capitoline Museums

The august and impressive home of some of Rome’s finest ancient sculpture and paintings.

3 Galleria Borghese

One of the city’s finest art galleries – and home to the cream of the work of the city’s favourite sculptor, Bernini.

4 Vatican Museums

Quite simply the largest and richest collection of art in the world.

5 Ostia Antica

The old port of Rome is one of the best-preserved and most intriguing ancient sites in the country.

6 Tivoli

The site of Hadrian’s villa, as well as the splendid landscaped gardens of Villa d’Este.

7 Subiaco

St Benedict’s two monasteries are among Italy’s most spiritual and peaceful locations, and you can stay overnight.

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