LOCAL AREA INFORMATION
If you are planning to come to Rome, check out our handy travel section. Let the expertise of the USO Rome Center lead you through the wonders of the Eternal City. While in Rome you may visit traditional antique markets that will give you the opportunity to buy special mementos, sample a wide selection of local restaurants and trattorias that are available for all different tastes, or see all the amazing ancient and historical sites the city has to offer.
Rome, Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the European Union. Visitors come from around the world to see world-famous landmarks such as the Colosseum, the Forum and the Patheon. Young couples love to throw three coins into Trevi Fountain, climb the Spanish Steps or enjoy a latte in Piazza Navona. At Vatican City, visitors can visit St Peter's Cathedral and enjoy its fountains, statues and the beautiful church dome. At the Vatican Museum, you won't want to miss the masterpieces Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael or the Sistine Chapel. Rome Italy has tourist attractions for all tastes and there are hotel accommodation available throughout the city.
Excellent rail service is available to Rome from many parts of Europe. Many people enjoy a Mediterranean cruise, after visiting the city. Rome's two main airports are Leonardo da Vinci Airport (Fiumicino) and Ciampino Airport. Flights to Rome are available from London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam and most other major cities. Rome is also an airline hub for many of the discount airlines.
In the US shops, services, and school institutions view customer satisfaction as a top priority. In Italy, the system is protected and does not depend on customer satisfaction. You will discover that any time you approach a service counter, enter a store, or talk to an employee, you will be expected to deal with them on their terms, not vice versa.