Rome is the capital and largest city in Italy, located in the Lazio region. There has been a human settlement on the site for over two millennia, and Rome is one of the oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe. It was the leading city during the Roman Empire, and there are many amazing places to see - all beautifully preserved - from the Colosseum to the Pantheon. Built along the shores of the Tiber river and home to the smallest country in the world, The Vatican City, it is a place of pilgrimage for people from all over the world.
Rome is also famous for playing a leading role in many key artistic movements such as the Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassical, many artists made Rome the centre of their activity leaving behind a rich legacy for today's visitors to explore.
This crucial leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL, is hosted in the unique Stadio dei Marmi, surrounded by 59 classical marble statues depicting different sports. The stadium is one of the arenas in the Foro Italico sports area, home to the Italian Olympic Committee. Every year spectators fill every space available to catch a glimpse of the best in show jumping in action.
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GPS Coordinates : 41°56′01.32″N 12°27′28.35″E
FCO Leonardo Da Vinci Airport: 41°48′01″N 12°14′20″E
CIA G.B. Pastine Airport : 41°47′58″N 12°35′50″E
Airport transfer services
There are several transfer options from the airport including taxi, bus and train.
Getting around in Rome
Many of Rome’s key attractions, piazzas and restaurants can be accessed on foot. There is also a Metro, though this is quite limited, as well as buses, taxis, and a tram. For more information visit this link: https://www.rome.net/transportation
There are a huge number of famous and popular tourist attractions in Rome. Here is a selection of a few of the most iconic:
The Roman Forum
Museo de Roma
Galleria Borghese and Villa Borghese