Alitalia Stopover Program | tips to get the most of your 3-day-stay in Rome

No matter your final destination, travelling with Alitalia is always a typical Italian experience, ranging from gastronomy, wines, to warm hospitality. But to extend this experience, even more, it is now possible to do a Stopover in Rome for up to three nights, before or after visiting any of the other 19 Italian cities or 54 cities from other countries included in the Alitalia routes.

This stop does not include any additional fees and is available for flights until December 31, 2018. In addition, thanks to the partnership with Rome airport and the Federalberghi Hotels Association, travellers can leave their luggage at the airport at no additional cost and take advantage of the services of the four-star Sheraton Parco de Medice hotel at discounted rates.


More seats available

Alitalia is continuing its expansion project in Brazil and just announced the aircraft exchange investment for flights leaving from Rio de Janeiro, from A330-200 to B777-200. This implies an increase of 18% in the number of seats available per flight, rising from 249 to 293.

The aircraft exchange will be made for the European summer season and will add 11 seats in Business Class, 7 in Economy Premium and 26 in Economy. Alitalia flights will continue daily from Rio de Janeiro to Rome and connections.

Check out some tips to make the most of your three-day stay in Rome:

– The Famous Coliseum, located in the centre of the city, is one of the most unforgettable points of the destination. Right next to it is the Arch of Constantine and the Palatine Hill, which can be admired on the same walk. The Capitol is another important point to know more about the history of the place, besides housing several museums, there is also located the beautiful Piazza del Campidoglio.


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– On a trip to Rome, gastronomy is one of the experiences that most enchant travellers. The delicacies that can be tasted there include the most diverse kinds of pasta, cheeses, wines, gelatos, coffees and more.

– Italy is the birthplace of several fashion designers and brands internationally known as Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada and Valentino had their origin in the country. For fashion lovers visiting Rome, it is well worth the visit to the typical Italian shops.

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Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.

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