The capital of Italy, Rome is lovingly known as The Eternal City. Judging by the well-preserved historic sites, museums and galleries, it's hard to disagree with its nickname. Home to world famous attractions like the Colosseum and the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, you'll find walking this city one of the most pleasurable things to do. Fine dining is also a speciality of Rome with some of the best restaurants in Italy. Enjoy a slice of la dolce vita and explore iconic sights like the ornate Trevi Fountain. Wander the 138 steps of the Spanish Steps towards the beautiful Trinita dei Monti Church. Or, take a detour and visit one of the many designer stores and local boutiques. The area around these steps has the highest concentration of stores in all of Rome. You can even visit two countries in one day by taking a trip to Vatican City. Stroll the Sistine Chapel, admire Michelangelo's renowned frescoes and search for his masterpiece, The Creation of Adam. Walk the halls of Saint Peter's Basilica and savour the lush Gardens of Vatican City. Delve into the past at the Vatican Museums, home to important classical and Renaissance artworks, and gaze in awe at the famous frescoes painted by Raphael in the Raphael Rooms.