All roads lead to Rome…
What to do in Rome? This city is amazing and its history goes back a little less than 3000 years. Whether you are fond of history or beautiful stones This city is for you! Rome is fascinating, this city is an open-air museum where you can admire the temples and the ancient amphitheaters in a surprising conservation.
Everything is perfectly integrated into urban planning and the current architecture. The churches, the Renaissance palaces, the squares, the fountains, the alleys where people take the time to live and mingle. There reigns in Rome a sweetness of living peculiar to the Italians who made it an art. Rome retains character and identity through time. You will appreciate the aesthetics and gastronomy of the Roman city.
And do not forget to throw a room in the Trevi Fountain to be sure to see your wish fulfilled and come back one day in the Eternal City…
Attractions in Rome
Official tourist information Sites (punti Informativi Turistici): There is no main tourist office in Rome, but several information kiosks, rather well distributed in the strategic places of the city centre. Map of the city, sale of the Roma Pass…
- Fori Imperiali: Via dei Fori Imperiali. Every day from 9:30 to 7pm.
- Piazza Navona: Piazza delle Cinque Lune; Just north of Piazza Navona. Every day from 9:30 to 7pm.
- Minghett I: via Minghetti (angle via del Corso); A few steps from the Trevi Fountain. Every day from 9:30 to 7pm.
- Castel Sant’Angelo: Piazza Pia. Every day 9:30-7pm. -Barberini: Via di San Basilio (Palazzo Barberini), 51. Every day except the weekend from 9am to 7pm.
- Nazionale: Via Nazionale (Palazzo delle Esposizioni). Monday to Thursday from 8am to 6pm, Friday from 8am to 5pm.
- Auditorium: Via della Conciliazione, 4; A few steps from the Vatican. Every day from 8:30 to 6:00.
- San Pietro: Largo del Colonnato, 1; On the side of Piazza San Pietro. Every day from 9am to 6pm.
- Portico of Ottavia: via Santa Maria del Pianto, 1; A few steps from Campo dei Fiori, in the Ghetto. Every day except Saturday from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm (2pm on Friday)
- Sonnino: Piazza S. Sonnino; In Trastevere. Every day from 10.30 am to 8:00 pm.
- Stazione Termini: Via Giovanni Giolitti, 34; In the train station, next to Pier 24. Every day from 8am to 18h45.
The accommodation is really the heaviest post. If you have a small budget, the best is to try to sleep in a dormitory, in a private hostel, a religious institution or a small hotel in the district of Termini station. There are also campsites around Rome, but it involves having a car or spending time in transportation. If you travel with family or friends, renting an apartment can be an advantageous alternative. The prices are extremely fluctuating.
For a double room in high season, you have to count:
- Cheap: From 60 to €80.
- Average prices: from 80 to €160.
- Chic: from 160 to €200.