Discover the Italian capital: Rome.
Rome, known as the eternal city, is a magnificent city with a great historical, cultural and architectural heritage. The city is also a major economic centre as many companies are based there. Rome is crossed by the Tiber River, which flows into the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The historic centre of Rome is one of the most famous in the world. You can visit many archaeological sites and monuments such as the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. A multitude of museums will help you relive the rich history of the capital of the Roman Empire.
Rome also has a unique feature in the world. Indeed, a sovereign state is enclosed in the city: the Vatican. This feature of a state in a city is unique in the world.
To visit Rome, it is possible to use the two metro lines A and B. The metro runs daily from 5.30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m., and on Fridays and Saturdays until 1.30 a.m. Children under 10 years of age travelling with a paying adult do not pay for the journey.
The city centre is connected to Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci International Airport by a train that leaves every 15 minutes. The journey takes about 30 minutes.
Air Mountain connects the Valais capital with the Italian capital twice a week.