Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy

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City Centre Trevi Fountain, Rome: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to City Centre Trevi Fountain, Rome

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Take a trip to Rome and you will see why it's called the "Eternal City". Rome is a popular destination for any history buff. And, there are historical sites all over the city, so you will never be far from the days of Ancient Rome.

One of the city's most iconic sights is the Trevi Fountain, the flamboyant centerpiece of this spectacular and charming district and one of Rome's most photographed sights. Trevi Fountain hotels are in demand due to its central and picturesque location, and cheap B&B and hotel accommodation is available in and around the pretty streets and squares. There are traditional, modern and boutique hotels in Trevi Fountain and surrounding areas, and booking out of season are a good option if on a budget, so avoid peak times if you want to save money here.

Top Things in City Centre Trevi Fountain, Rome

If you want to take part in one of Rome's famous superstitions, take a walk over to the Trevi Fountain, a giant fountain that is popular among locals and tourists alike. Legend has it that if you stand with your back to the fountain and throw coins into it, you will return to Rome one day.

Made famous by films including Three Coins in the Fountain and Roman Holiday, it is best known because of the seminal scene in Fellini's La Dolce Vita. Don't try this at home though, as trespassers face large fines! This baroque depiction of Neptune's chariot complete with seahorses was created by Nicola Salvi in 1732 and is the showpiece of Piazza di Trevi.

Within this fabulous area you will also find the Column of Marcus Aurelius at Piazza Colonna, the nearby square commemorating this great Roman statesman. Close by is the Temple of Hadrian, built in 145AD. Only eleven of the original Corinthian columns of this grand monument remain, and now make up part of Rome's Stock Exchange building.

Eating

You would be very unlucky indeed if you found a bad place to eat in Rome. The restaurants in general are very good and half the fun of a Roman holiday is sampling these and trying all the local delicacies. If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of restaurants, bistros, cafes, trattorias, and hole-in-the-wall eateries, perhaps a little guidance is in order.

Offering everything from gelato to pizza and panini, as well as trattorias galore, this is an area packed with great places to eat, so the trick is knowing where to pick.

Where to Stay: City Centre Trevi Fountain, Rome Hotels

As one of the largest and most visited cities in Europe, you're spoilt for choice when looking for great hotels in Rome. Trevi is one of the most desirable districts to stay in the whole of Rome, and offers a great variety of hotels ranging from the cheap to the luxurious. It is still possible to bag bargain cheap hotels in Rome city centre Trevi Fountain area, with smart boutique hotels and even converted palazzos just some of the affordable options, as accommodation in Rome city centre Trevi Fountain is plentiful and offers anything from pensioni (small hotels and boarding houses) to smart four and five star hotels.

Getting around by car

Trevi Fountain to Rome Airport:31 min (29.9 km) via A91

Accommodation, driving and car rental

At Cheaperthanhotels and Cheaperthancars we have a wide range of car rental discounts at convenient locations and accommodation to meet all budgets and taste. We really do believe that the less you spend, the more you will have to do when you get there.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team