Awaiting Your Return From Shore
Rome enjoyed its greatest splendor during the 1st and 2nd centuries when art
flourished, monumental works of architecture were erected, and the mighty
Roman legions swept outward, conquering all of Italy. These victorious
armies then swept across the Mediterranean and beyond to conquer most of the
Today’s Rome, with its splendid churches, ancient monuments and palaces,
spacious parks, tree-lined boulevards, fountains, outdoor cafés, and elegant
shops, is one of the world’s most exciting cities. Among the most famous
monuments is the Colosseum, where 50,000 spectators once watched combats
between muscled gladiators and ferocious animals. Across the street is the
Forum, once the city’s political and commercial center.
In later times, Rome’s squares were enhanced with such imposing
structures as the Vittorio Emanuele Monument and grandiose fountains like
the Fontana di Trevi.
Don't miss St. Peter's Basilica and Michelangelo’s frescoes in the
Caution: As in
many big cities and tourist destinations, purse snatching and pick pocketing
are common. Valuable jewelry and excess cash are best left securely behind.
Awaiting Your Return
Return to Your
Suite and Sail Away to The Next Adventure
and Dancing Await You