Having arrived in elegance at the illustrious Rocco Forte Hotel de Russie, it is time to explore your wonderful surroundings. Set within a beautiful old building, with a modern design respecting the original classical architecture, enjoy a prime location with beautiful views over the stylish Piazza del Popolo, where the Italian ambience can be savoured into the evening.
After a rest, set out on a tour of the ‘Eternal City’, home to a heady mix of attractions, colourful street life, chic shopping and the beautiful Vatican City. Delve back to ancient times and discover the city’s dazzling treasures, from the amazingly preserved temple of the Pantheon and the Coliseum of the Roman Empire to crumbling catacombs and age-old churches, while St Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican offers a glorious example of Renaissance design.
Iconic artists have left their mark across the city. Paintings by Caravaggio. Frescoes by Raphael. Fountains by Bernini. Michelangelo’s astonishing works in the Sistine Chapel. Baroque façades, Byzantine mosaics and so much more. You may also wish to stop by the Ferrari store in preparation for the following day’s drive with your own 'Prancing Horse'!
Before you go, sit and reflect atop the Spanish Steps and cherish the scene, or ponder the Trevi Fountain to make sure you’ll return to this extraordinary city another day. As evening falls, conclude your stay in Rome with a Michelin-starred dinner in one of the many acclaimed restaurants of the area, before returning to your hotel room for an enchanting night in the heart of this infatuating city.
Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte Hotel
It’s hard to match the romance of the five-star Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte Hotel, which is ideally situated between the Spanish Steps and Piazza del Popolo in the heart of the city’s most fashionable area. This splendid hotel offers an oasis amid the surrounding bustle – and not just because of its extensive terraced gardens, which are perfect for balmy evenings. All of the guest rooms, through to the highly individual Picasso, Popolo, Vaselli and Nijinsky Suites, are painted and upholstered in restful hues, while outside, discover an extraordinary Secret Garden, where guests can dine alfresco or enjoy a quiet stroll.
- Type:Luxury Hotel
- Summary:A lush oasis amidst the bustling city of Rome
- Feature:The hotel's concierge service is excellent
- Rooms:122 rooms & suites
- Nearest airport:Rome Airport