Once capital of the Roman Empire, Rome is now the capital city of Italy. If you're interested in the amazing Roman or Renaissance architecture then this is definitely the city for you, however if you're just going for a relaxing city break, you can't do much better than the ancient city of Rome. To see Rome's many sights and attractions we recommend that you hire a car as it is an option that has proved very popular. Renting a car in Rome gives you the freedom of the city and the wealth of beautiful attractions it has on offer.