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Cheap Holidays to Rome

Explore Rome on a budget with our affordable holiday packages, allowing you to experience its iconic attractions without overspending.

Destination Overview

Rome is a really old city that lots of people love to visit. It's called the Eternal City because it's been around for a long time. It's literally like walking through a big museum. Moreover, the people of Rome love to eat good food and spend time outside, so you can definitely make lots of friends if you plan on going to Rome. You can also sit in cute cafes and eat delicious pasta or pizza.

Rome is full of cool things to do, like exploring old ruins and tossing coins into fountains. Here are some cool facts about Rome:

  • Currency: They use the Euro for money. So, if you want to buy things, you'll need Euros.
  • Language: People speak Italian in Rome, so you might hear some words that are different from the ones you hear at home.
  • Timezone: It is GMT +1. The time in Rome is one hour ahead of the UK, so don't forget to adjust your watch!
  • Flight duration: If you're flying from Gatwick Airport in the UK, it will take around 2 hours and 30 minutes to reach Rome. That's not long at all! Watch your favourite episodes during your flight, and you’ll be all set.
  • Best time to visit Rome: The best time to visit Rome is from late May to September because it's warm and sunny. If you like sunny weather and exploring new places, that's the perfect time to go!

At Zippy Holidays, we want to make your holiday to Rome really good with our special packages. We'll help you find the best flights and a comfy place to stay, and our team will show you all the cool places in Rome that you shouldn't miss. So, you don't need to worry about planning; just enjoy Rome, and we'll make sure your holiday is exactly what you want.

Top Neighbourhoods To Visit In Rome

When you want to explore Rome, you can visit different parts of the city. Here are some neighbourhoods you can visit if you book your Rome holiday with us.

  • Centro Storico: You can walk through old streets made of stones, and you'll see beautiful palaces and churches as well. Famous places like the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and the Trevi Fountain are also here!
  • Trastevere: This neighbourhood is full of life and colour. Its streets are like a maze, but that's part of the fun! You can find small squares where people gather, eat, and chat. Try the food in the little restaurants, and enjoy the atmosphere with music and laughter.
  • Testaccio: If you love food, then Testaccio is the place to be. Here, you can find markets selling fresh food and cosy restaurants serving delicious Roman dishes. You'll also see old buildings and interesting street art.
  • Aventine Hill: It is a peaceful area away from the busy city. It's full of green gardens and old ruins. From here, you can see a beautiful view of Rome. This might be the perfect backdrop for your nature-loving pictures!
  • Monti: This neighbourhood has a modern vibe. It's trendy with cool shops and nice cafes. You can also walk through its streets, finding unique art and beautiful churches.

Top Things To Do and See In Rome

We have told you how amazing Rome is. So, let's explore some of the coolest stuff you can do while you're there:

Check Out The Top City Attractions

Rome is full of incredible sights! One of the most famous is the Colosseum, where ancient Romans watched exciting events like gladiator battles. It's huge and super impressive! Then there's the Trevi Fountain, a beautiful fountain where people toss coins to make wishes. You can also visit the Roman Forum, which was the centre of ancient Rome. And don't forget the Pantheon, a stunning building with a dome roof that's almost 2,000 years old!

Sample The Local Food

Italian food is famous all over the world, and Rome is the perfect place to try it! Imagine sitting at a cosy outdoor table, surrounded by the sounds of the city, while you enjoy delicious Italian dishes. You can't leave Rome without trying their pizza (it's crispy, cheesy, and so tasty). And the pasta is silky and smooth and comes in all sorts of sauces (just don’t eat ketchup with your pasta!).

You can also grab a quick bite from a food stall and enjoy snacks like arancini (fried rice balls) or supplì (deep-fried rice balls with cheese). Yum!

Try the local wine

Italy is famous for its wine, and Rome has some amazing places to try it! There are little wine bars all over the city. One of the local favourites is Frascati, a light and refreshing white wine that's perfect for sipping on a warm day. You can even tour a vineyard and see how the wine is made.

Sample the Cafe Culture

The cafes in Rome are a way of life! Italians love their coffee, and you'll find many cafes serving up all kinds of delicious drinks. Start your day like a true Roman with a strong espresso paired with a croissant. The cafes are great places to relax, meet up with friends, and chat. And since they're everywhere in Rome, you'll never have to go far to find one.


From high-end fashion boutiques to quirky little shops selling handmade souvenirs, there's something for you. One of the best places to shop is Via del Corso, a bustling street lined with stores selling everything from clothes and shoes to jewellery and accessories. And if you're looking for something more upscale, head to the boutiques around the Spanish Steps.

Popular Holidays - Presented By Zippy Holidays

Here are some of the many packages we can offer for your Rome holiday.

  • All Inclusive: We've covered everything from your flights to your meals and even exciting activities. Imagine lounging by the pool, sipping on refreshing drinks, and exploring new destinations without extra costs.
  • Last Minute: Imagine flying off to breathtaking destinations on short notice, without the stress of planning months in advance. From tropical beach escapes to charming city breaks, our last-minute holidays offer fantastic opportunities.
  • Luxury Holidays: Treat yourself to unparalleled comfort, sophistication, and pampering with our handpicked selection of luxury holidays. Picture yourself staying in resorts and enjoying VIP treatment in style.
  • Family Holidays: These are designed with families in mind. There are exciting activities for the kids to relaxing experiences for parents. You can also discover new cultures together and bond over shared experiences. With family-friendly accommodations and expertly curated itineraries, we take the stress out of planning.

Why Book With Us

When you choose Zippy Holidays, you're picking a travel partner that prioritises your peace of mind. Here's why booking with us is a smart choice:

  • ATOL Protected: This means your money and your journey are safeguarded. If anything unexpected happens, like a travel company going bankrupt, you won't lose your money or get stranded abroad.
  • Low Deposits: Yes! You can secure your dream holiday with low deposits. We believe everyone should have the chance to explore the world without financial stress.
  • Unmatched Ease: From booking to boarding, we're here to support you every step of the way. Our user-friendly platform and helpful customer service team ensure that your journey is hassle-free.


Typically, spending around 3 to 5 days in Rome lets you explore the main attractions.

To find the best deals and save money, consider visiting Rome during the off-peak seasons.

If you are a UK citizen, then a visa is not required for Rome and other parts of Italy.

During the warmer months, lightweight and breathable clothing is ideal for staying comfortable. Moreover, comfortable walking shoes and dresses for cute Instagram pictures are a must.

Yes, we offer Book Now, Pay Later options for many of our Rome holiday packages. This lets you secure your booking with a deposit and pay the remaining balance closer to your travel dates, giving you peace of mind and financial flexibility.

Yes! We work with a variety of airlines to provide you with the best options for your Rome holiday. While specific airline choices may vary depending on availability and package details, we strive to accommodate your preferences whenever possible.