Travel to Italy
Why not experience camping in Italy a family holiday that mixes culture, fun and wonderful weather like no other country can. Rome is a destination that encompasses all the best bits of Italy in one place. From the city’s great treasures to sea side national parks and a line of sophisticated coastal resorts, Rome and its surrounding areas offer everything that a summer holiday should and more.
Getting There by Sea
There are no direct ferry routes between the UK and Rome however regular ferries operate between Spain, the Canary Islands and parts of Italy. Civitavecchia is the most prominent sea port in the Rome area with a direct ferry to Toulon in the south of France. An opportunity to visit two wonderful places at once.
Getting There by Air
Rome is served by two main international airports that receive daily flights from major airports across the UK. Rome’s major airport, Fiumicini operates with major airlines and tour operators. Further out from the city, Ciampino Airport takes flights mainly from budget and low cost airlines across the UK departing from London Gatwick, East Midlands, Liverpool and Edinburgh.
Hire a Car
For easy access to campsites in Rome and surrounding areas it is advised to have with transport of your own. Hiring a car in Italy is simple, Hertz, along with other major car hire companies operate within Italy. Pick up and drop of points are situated at both major airports as well as three other locations throughout the city.
Summer in the city can be hot and humid; Italians head to the coast during their summer months to cool off any enjoy the coastal breeze. The climate in Rome consists of hot, dry summer. Spring and autumn are the most popular times to visit Rome, with temperatures staying at around 25 degrees.
Getting around Italy is easily done on a well developed and well maintained transport system. All major cities are covered by the international railway network. Public transport within Rome is made up of trams, buses and a metro system while the locals prefer the ease of a scooter.