FAQ Holiday apartments in Rome More and more Rome visitors prefer during their stay in Rome- whether long or briefly- a holiday apartment or another private lodging to a hotel. The principal reason for it lies absolutely in the better price-achievement relation of the flats, however, also in the wish to get to know more of the Roman life. For families above all holiday apartments offer an especially comfortable possibility as far as they are not bound to breakfast times and as they can cook something “at home” if the legs of the little ones are too tired to march off over again. Romamirabilia helps you with pleasure in the search of your ideal holiday apartment in Rome. How can I participate in an audience with the Pope? The general audience takes place each Wednesday at 10.00 o’clock in St. Peter’s square. For more detailed information concerning participation in the audience visit the German Pilgrim Centre in Rome website. What are the most important telephone numbers to know? › Carabinieri (the police service for minor incidents and accidents) 112 › Police (in cases of serious danger and accidents, otherwise Carabinieri) 113 › Ambulance 118 › Child Emergency service 114 › Fire Brigade 115 How much do Bus and Metro tickets cost? Where can I buy them? Are there special tariffs? How much do Bus and Metro tickets cost? Where can I buy them? Are there special tariffs? › A simple journey (duration: 75 minutes) costs 1,00 € on the bus or metro › A daily ticket (BIG): 4,00 € › 3-day-ticket (BTI): 11,00 € › Week ticket (CSI): 16,00 € The tickets are available either at the metro stations, in tobacco shops (“tabacchi“) and also at some newspaper kiosks. Please note that you cannot buy tickets once on the buses or metro trains. › Travellers staying for at least three days in Rome who wish to visit a lot of monuments and museums should buy the Romapass. This pass (price: 20,00 €) contains: free entrance to the first two sightseeing highlights of your choice, price deductions into other monuments and museums of interest, a 3 -day ticket for the public Underground system, a city plan, an events calendar and listings of the art monuments. › Anyone also planning trips into the outskirts of Rome should buy the Roma & Più Pass. This pass (price: 25,00 €) contains: reduced admission fees for art monuments in Rome and in the Latium (Ostia Antica, Villa Adriana and Villa d’Este in Tivoli), a 3-day ticket for the Underground system in the Lazio region, a ticket for the Leonardo express from Fiumicino Airport to Roma Termini and from Roma Termini to Fiumicino Airport. The Romapass and the Roma & Più pass are sold in the museums and archaeological sites, which are involved in the initiative. In addition they are sold in the City of Rome Tourist Board Information Centres. You can also buy the passes on-line, but you have to pick them up in one of the following places: the Colosseum, Palazzo Altemps, the visitor centre at the Tourist Board in the via Parigi 5, Villa Adriana (Tivoli). How do I get from the airport Ciampino into the centre? Buses from the company CoTral, Atral or Schiaffini bring you directly to the main station, Stazione Termini. Price: 6,00 € per traveller. The bus also drives up to the Metro station Anagnina (Metro line A). The metro takes you into the centre or to stops such as S. Giovanni, Flaminio, S. Pietro, Balduina, e.t.c. along that line. Many airlines offer a shuttle bus. By taxi. From Rome to the centre the flat rate is 30.00 (€ max. 4 persons). Do not fall for the illegal taxicabs. The authorised taxis can be recognized by their white colour, their taxi signs on the roof and their identification number (usually on the trunk). We will gladly organize your transport in a Minivan or in a private sedan. How do I get from the airport Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) to the centre? › On the Leonardo Express, a direct train connection, that brings you in approx. 30 minutes to the main station, Stazione Termini. Price: 11 € per travel. Timetable Airport – Stazione Termini: 6.37 o’clock to 23.37 o’clock every 30 minutes Stazione Termini – airport: 5.52 o’clock to 22.52 o’clock every 30 minutes › On the metro-train (FM1), which takes you to Stazione Tiburtina and to Trastevere for example among other stops on that line. Price: 5,00 € per travel. Timetable › By taxi. From Rome to the centre the flat rate is 40,00 € (max. 4 persons). Do not fall for the illegal taxicabs. The authorised taxis can be recognized by their white colour, their taxi signs on the roof and their identification number (usually on the trunk). › We will gladly organize your transport in a Minivan or in a private sedan. › The airlines AirOne and Transavia offer shuttle buses with the Terravision- company.