Who doesn’t love some ancient history mixed with pizza and pasta along with the most delicious ice cream in the world ………. A long weekend or short break of la dolce vita
Rome the Eternal City with over two and a half thousand years of history and astonishing classical beauty, Rome truly deserves to be called the Eternal City. From the breath-taking Colosseum to the famous Trevi Fountain, Rome has something for every taste. Enjoy a freshly brewed espresso on one of the Rome’s popular piazzas and admire the everlasting beauty of frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Caravaggio’s paintings in Santa Maria del Popolo are a definite must-see. Make sure you explore the popular Trastevere and its cafes and trattorias, sit down on the Spanish Steps or just relax and enjoy Rome’s picturesque and sunny atmosphere. Rome will surely convince you that it is one of Italy’s gems
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Grand Hotel Plaza Rome Italy (More Information & Booking)
The historic Grand Hotel Plaza has been featured in many films. Set on Rome’s popular shopping street, Via del Corso, it offers large elegant rooms with high ceilings and marble bathrooms. Although regularly modernised, the Plaza has preserved many of its original features and impressive interior design. The hotel's Terrazza dei Limoni, open all year round, is the ideal setting for a relaxing drink with great city views. An American breakfast is served daily. All rooms and suites come with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Each of the suites has a private terrace with spectacular views of the Spanish Steps and Villa Borghese, just a few steps away. You can even see St. Peter's Dome.This 5-star hotel is a 2-minute walk from designer shops along Via dei Condotti. The concierge can arrange taxis and airport transfers.
Palazzo Dama Rome Italy (More Information & Booking)
Offering an outdoor pool and a garden, Palazzo Dama is set in the Spagna district in Rome, a 3-minute walk from Piazza del Popolo. The hotel has a lounge bar, restaurant and rooms combining contemporary décor with vintage design objects. The rooms include a flat-screen TV with Sky channels and a minibar. Some rooms include a seating area for your convenience. Each room includes a private bathroom with toiletries and hairdryer.
A continental breakfast is served daily in the elegant hotel's restaurant.You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. In fine weather you can unwind in the garden surrounded by olive and lemon trees, where a free outdoor pool also is.Piazza del Popolo is 200 yards from Palazzo Dama, while Via Margutta is 550 yards away.
Harry's Bar Trevi Hotel & Restaurant Rome Italy (More Information & Booking)
Just metres from Rome's Trevi Fountain, Harry's Bar Trevi Hotel & Restaurant offers modern rooms, a terrace and a restaurant. WiFi is free throughout. All air conditioned, rooms here come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, parquet floors, and a minibar. Some rooms include a balcony and seating area. The private bathroom has bathrobes, a hairdryer, and free toiletries. Barberini Metro is 600 yards from the property, while the Quirinale is 5 minutes' walk away.
Milan the capital of style and design with the stunning architecture of the Duomo di Milano and the famous La Scala theatre are just a few of the city’s breath-taking attractions. For a more intimate adventure, the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with Leonardo da Vinci's “Last Supper” lets you view a masterpiece from Italy’s past. Why not have a stroll in the Quadrilatero Della Moda district to admire unique creations from the most famous Italian fashion brands: Gucci, Versace, Armani, Prada or Dolce & Gabbana.
The Navigli and Porta Romana districts are famed for restaurants and bars serving delicious Lombard cuisine and the very popular aperitivo. Make sure you try sweet delicacies at the chic Caffé Cova, founded in 1817, or another historical café, Zucca, in the Galleria.
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Armani Hotel Milano Milan Italy (More Information & Booking)
Just 50 yards from Montenapoleone Metro, the Armani Hotel Milano is in the chic Quadrilatero della Moda district. Guests are taken to their elegant modern rooms by a personal lifestyle manager. Set in a 1930s building designed by Enrico Griffini, rooms include Armani Casa furnishings and a Nespresso coffee machine. The stone or marble bathrooms feature a shower and bathtub, and each room offers a satellite LCD TV and an iPad.
A daily buffet breakfast is available at the Armani Milano. The Michelin-star restaurant serves both Lombard and international cuisine. After a day of meetings, shopping or exploring Milan’s historical centre, guests can relax in the sauna or Turkish bath. Sports lovers will appreciate the fitness centre. The Scala Theatre and Milan Cathedral are within a 10-minute walk of the hotel. Sempione Park is 0.6 miles away.
Grand Hotel et de Milan Milan Italy (More Information & Booking)
Located in Milan's exclusive shopping district and a 10-minute walk from Expo 2015 Gate, Grand Hotel et de Milan is 450 yards from La Scala opera house. It offers luxury rooms, a high-tech fitness centre and great service.
Rooms at the Grand Hotel are air conditioned and furnished with 18th-century furniture. They also have a minibar, Wi-Fi access and a TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels. Guests can enjoy top-quality Italian cuisine at Don Carlos restaurant, while Caruso restaurant offers a more informal atmosphere. The contemporary Gerry's Bar offers drinks and light snacks until 01:00 in the morning.Grand Hotel et de Milan is one of Milan's most historic hotels and was home to the composer Giuseppe Verdi for 27 years. It is next to Montenapoleone Metro Station and 10 minutes' walk from Milan's cathedral, the Duomo.
Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand Spa Milano Milan Italy (More Information & Booking)
Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand Spa Milano is in the heart of the fashion district. This luxurious hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony or terrace and a restaurant. With free WiFi, elegant rooms with modern technologies at the Palazzo Parigi feature a flat-screen TV, minibar and parquet or marble floors. Suites have a seating area. The restaurant serves local specialities. At the patisserie Caffè Parigi you can taste typical Italian sweets. A buffet breakfast is available on request.