Discover Rome with our Rome guide written for you by locals to help you get the most out of your stay.
Taking Metro Line B from Termini station and the Colosseum will appear right in front of you in less than 10 minutes. Starting from the Colosseum, visit Ancient Rome such as Roman forum, Palatine Hill, Capitoline Hill, Oppian hill, Circum Maximums and the Pantheon which are all accessible on foot.
Towns on outskirts of Rome
There are pretty little characteristic towns which are within 30min – 1hour by train/bus from city centre. We recommend to visit Tivoli, Frascati, Catelli Romani and Albano Lake for a day trip.
Rome is the city which accommodates another city inside, the Vatican. The smallest state in the world represents the apex of Christian Catholic foundation which, in epoch, supported Baroque culture to unfold. In the Vatican, there are must-sees: St. Peter’s square, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican museums including the Sistine Chapel with famous Michelangelo’s “Last Judgement”.
Even out of the Vatican, in Rome there are hundreds of things to see, Castel Sant’Angelo & the statues of Sant’Angelo bridge, Navona Square, Santa Maria Maggiore Church, San Giovanni in Laterano Church and much more.
Finest expensive wines tend to be produced in the Northern part of Italy. However, there are tasty and not-too-expensive ones in the prefecture of Rome.
For example the Frascati, Castelli Romani, Est! Est! Est! and so on.
Taste flavours of Rome
Italy is famous for its food and there are also specialties depending on region.
Rome has its own, too. Roman style thin & crispy pizzas, Pasta: Spaghetti alla Carbonara (egg, black pepper & cheese) , Bucatini all’Amatriciana (tomato sauce with bacon & cheese), Roman style artichokes, Jewish style Roman cuisine in ghetto district.
A popular cheese of the Romans called Pecorino which is made of sheep milk.
Activities & Fun
Various tours (Walking, Bus, Scooter tours)
Is Rome not for the beach??
YES IT IS!
In an hour by train/bus, there are different beaches at your choice during your summer vacation. Ostia, Santa Marinella and Anzio are good beaches to visit
There are various of selection of tours available to discover Rome’s fascine. Inexpensive Walking tours, Convenient bus tours and unique scooter tours.
Check out Around Rome Tours for a great idea on what tours are available in Rome!
Visit Stadio Olimpico. Rome is also an exciting place for football fans, it is the home of A.S. Rome and S.S. Lazio!
Chic & finest Italian ‘Alta Moda’ is something you may feel in the atmosphere of Italy, Spanish steps & Via dei Condotti are worth visiting even only for window shopping! For something a little more high street head to Via del Corso where you’ll find all of the Italian and intrernational chains.