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12 (Surprising!) Fun Facts About the Colosseum

Rome’s massive Colosseum is probably one of the first things you think of when you think of the Eternal City. The Roman architectural marvel and UNESCO World Heritage Site is

Renting a Scooter in Rome: Everything You Need To Know

With its steep seven hills and precious few parking spaces, Rome is the perfect city to get around on a motorbike or electric scooter—you’ll feel just like Audrey Hepburn in

The Best (Almost) Empty Museums in Rome, Italy

Home to priceless works of art and invaluable antiquities, popular galleries and museums in Rome – like the Museo Nazionale Romano, the Galleria Borghese, and the Vatican Museums— receive millions

3 Days in Rome: Building the Perfect Itinerary

Italy’s enchanting capital city wasn’t built in a day, so naturally you’ll need more than 24 hours to get to know it. Three days is the ideal amount of time

Exciting Summer Day Trips to Take from Rome

Rome, the Eternal City, is a haven for tourists with amazing tourist attractions, food, and even its people watching.  The ancient city was founded by brothers Romulus and Remus, according

Vatican City Tours

A tour of the Vatican is an incredible experience that should not be missed. From the world-famous art collection to the breathtaking architecture, there is so much to see and

Rome Tours

Rome is an amazing city that is full of ancient history. It only makes sense that there are a ton of great tours in Rome to take part in. Read

Celebrate Rome’s 2,775th Birthday and Take in All the History the City Has to Offer 

When in Rome, Celebrate the Ancient City’s Birthday and Delight in Its Landmarks  Rome is celebrating its 2,775th birthday on April 21st, 2022. It will be a grand bash for

Virtual 360 Tour: Piazza della Minerva and Piazza della Rotonda, Rome

While a visit to Rome’s grand squares like Piazza Navona is at the top of everyone’s list, there is much more to the Eternal City. In this 360 tour, we’ll

Virtual 360 Tour: Roman Forum

At the bosom of the ancient Roman city, the Forum (Foro Romano) was the center of daily life and political endeavours during Roman times. This lively hub was the gathering

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Best things to do in Rome

If it is your first time visiting Rome, definitely be sure to do a couple guided tours! There are plenty of ancient ruins and historic sites to see in Rome, and a guide can help you make the most of your time. The Colosseum, Vatican City, and Pantheon are just a few of the must-see places in Rome. You should also make time to explore some of Rome’s great neighborhoods – each with its own unique atmosphere. Trastevere is a great place to start – it’s full of character and home to some excellent restaurants. When it comes to food, Rome definitely does not disappoint! There are so many amazing places to eat, from casual pizzerias to high-end restaurants. Be sure to try some traditional Roman dishes like carbonara and cacio e pepe. And of course, no visit to Rome would be complete without indulging in some gelato! If you’re looking for some shopping, the Via Condotti is a great place to start. This street is home to some of the most luxurious brands in the world.

What do I need to know before visiting Rome?

If you’re thinking of visiting Rome, there are a few things you should know before you go! Rome is a bustling city with a lot to see and do, so it’s important to be prepared before you arrive. Rome can be crowded, so be prepared for large crowds of people. It’s best to visit during the off-season if possible to avoid the worst of the crowds. Rome is full of historical sites and landmarks, so be sure to do your research before you go. There’s a lot to see, and it can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re looking for. It is highly recommended to book tours online ahead of time! That way you are all ready to go as soon as you land in Italy.