“When in Rome, do as Romans do”, the old adage says. And there’s no better advice for travelers who’re visiting the Eternal City!
If you’re planning a trip to Italy, you can’t miss its Capital city: with more than 2.000 years in existence, this stunning open air museum offers things to do and places to visit for any kind of needs. With its museums, exhibitions, experiences, food and wine tours Rome’ll blow your mind! The guide below will give you a little help for choosing the right things to do.
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Known throughout the world as a symbol of Italy, it is the most imposing monument of Ancient Rome that has survived to this day. While walking in the centre of the capital of Italy, treat yourself to a guided tour of the Colosseum and experience the world of imperial Rome!
It is the best preserved building from Ancient Rome. The architecture is impressive and going in and looking up makes you feel Lilliputian. You can visit the Pantheon free of charge and admire the tomb of Raphael and the first king of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele II.
Garden of Orange Trees
Take a break from the noise of the city, take a walk on the Aventine Hill and discover Rome as you have never seen it before! “Take a peek” at St. Peter’s dome from the keyhole of the Villa del Priorato di Malta and admire the view from up in the Garden of Orange Trees, it is a unique experience!
A Carbonara in Testaccio
The best place to taste the typical dishes of the Roman tradition is the Testaccio district with its many osterias. To get your appetite going, you can take a walk in the neighborhood and see the Pyramid of Cestius, the MACRO in the old Slaughterhouse and the ancient Emporium.
With one of the largest art collections in the world, the Vatican Museums are a must see in the Eternal City. The Sistine Chapel and the papal apartments frescoed by Michelangelo and Raphael are some of the works that you can admire along the way. The best way to enjoy them is with a private visit…
Experience what it’s like to be the protagonist of the Roman dolce vita while walking in Piazza di Trevi! Take a photo in front of the most spectacular and famous fountain in Rome and discover all the interesting facts about this iconic fountain, one of the symbols of the capital.