Rome Travel Tips
It's hard to say what you'll find most breathtaking about the Eternal City - the Vatican, the Forum, the top speed of a Fiat Bambino, the Colosseum, or the bill for your caffe latte.
Make like the locals and souse your senses in the pleasures the city has to offer, from the grandiose thrill of feeling centuries of turbulent history under your feet to the small but potent intoxication of eating chestnut gelati on a hot day. Browse all things to do in Rome or check out some highlights below.
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
is beautiful and knows it. It basks in its glorious history just
inviting you to take its photograph. One of the most splendid aspects
are the rooftops – all those spires and domes and ...
Written by huntnreid, November 2012
We took the "Rome in a day" tour while on our Cruise. This was one of the smartest things we did. We were able to see some of the most important site that we wanted to see and all in one ...
is known for many culinary delicacies, including cheeses, meats and
wines; but few can match the truffle in terms of market value. Gathering
truffles is a time-consuming task, and as yet ...
As if Vatican City
wasn’t already the smallest independent city-state on earth, more than
half of its land is taken up by the Vatican Gardens. The gardens cover
about 57 acres and are enclosed ...
For a tiny city-state, Vatican City sure has a lot of amazing things to see and do. This is but one reason why booking a guided tour for your day at the Vatican is a good idea – but which tour ...
Written by miikiem, July 2012
Price and location for that part of town was really good. 200mts off the main strip which was good and private enough.Rooms were immaculately clean and styled. Next to restaurants and ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
Verano Cemetery in Rome was the first municipal cemetery built in Rome and is still the city’s largest. Begun in 1811 it was situated just outside the then city walls on land that had belonged to ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
Roman Holiday did not only make Audrey Hepburn a star, it also shot a small back street in Rome
to prominence. Via Margutta was the location of the flat (number 51)
occupied by Gregory Peck’s ...
After you’ve spent a few days exploring Rome ,
you might be in the mood to get out of the big city and see something
else for a day. There’s a seemingly endless array of great options for day ...
Written by Jessica, USA, November 2012
Most people visit Vatican City
during the summer, when they’ll certainly stand a good chance of
experiencing sunny days. Summer also means high prices and big crowds,
so if you’d rather enjoy ...
Written by Jessica, USA, March 2013
No visit to Rome is really complete without a trip to Vatican City, the smallest independent city-state on earth. But when the main attractions at the Vatican are its immense collection of art and ...
Written by Jessica, USA, January 2013
One of Rome ‘s most
recognizable monuments goes by many names – some official, some less so.
Its official moniker is the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, it’s more
commonly known simply as the ...
Visiting the Vatican is a highlight of any trip to Rome
– even more so because this tiny city-state is easy to see in a
half-day or so. That is, as long as you don’t plan to see the entirety ...
Written by Jessica, USA, December 2012
Every decent travel guidebook or website on earth will have its own opinions about what to do in Rome (this one included). There will, as can be expected with these types of lists, be a significant ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Easily the most famous and popular attraction in Vatican City is the Sistine Chapel, with its colorful ceiling frescoes and enormous altarpiece both painted by Michelangelo. Visitors unfamiliar with ...
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Doing what: Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's ...