Rome is so full of magnificent ruins, charming alleys, and vintage doorways with distinct Palazzos dotting the city; and it’s hard not to get a view. However, Rome is also mostly overflowing with tourists in its cooler months and its restaurants on rooftops and star chefs are meant to burn a hole in your pocket.… Read the full article
Rome Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
Rome ….the Eternal City is one big sweeping museum with an array of attractions that can both enthral and exhaust you. This is one city that requires a planned holiday otherwise the travellers run a risk of being overwhelmed by its cultural, architectural, historical and spiritual abundance.
The Neoclassicism and the Baroque styles were born here and famous artists and painters from across the world flocked to Rome to produce their masterpieces… the Museums of Rome hold the best works of art. Apart from the religious capital of Christianity… the Vatican City, many international bodies like Food And Agricultural Organisation, World Food Program and other branches of the United Nations have their headquarters in Rome… Romans know that this city is where the most important decisions are taken and they are incredibly attached to their heritage.
Rome is actually more than the Pantheon and the Coliseum and the Sistine Chapel … every street has a different experience and almost every building here has incredible mosaics and frescoes.
When in Rome do not scramble around in a hurry trying to see every attraction… this is a slow sensual yet spiritual city that moves in a lazy rhythm. To experience Rome fully do lesser number of things in more time. For example you could take on a private history guide to walk you around the historical ruins, archaeological sites, museums that dot the city or you could cruise along the Tiber watching the city light up at night.
Artisanal perfumes, leather goods, designer wear, antiques and exquisitely beautiful jewellery are just a few things you can shop for here but they all fade before the gorgeous blooms of the Campa di Flori market. Learn about what makes Rome special, seductive and powerful in our ingeniously researched Roman Guide.
Here is a great article to get a head start: Secrets of Rome Tourism
Alternatively, go through the rich collection of articles below that unveil each aspect of travel & tourism in Rome.
The terrain of Rome is crammed with historical attractions and there are always archaeological excavations going on in several parts of the city. This is why you won’t find many supermarkets or malls inside Rome. Instead there are streets and lanes full of innovative and interesting shops each of which appears more fascinating than the… Read the full article
Not only is Rome a splendid tourist destination with treasure troves of art, history and culture, but it’s also a fulcrum for many amazing day trips too. There are historical sites like Ostia Antica, Pompeii and Herculaneum and magnificent villas like those in Tivoli. Tuscany with its vineyards and castles and Amalfi coast with its… Read the full article
It’s almost a sacrilege to come to Rome and not take a food/ wine tour. It will almost be like coming here and not seeing the Pantheon or not going to the Colosseum. Given, how much the average Italian loves food… a food tour in Rome is almost a sacred experience. Savouring each bite, learning… Read the full article
Rome is an exciting cornucopia of sights, attractions, momentous historical events, arts, music, food, wine, and offers so many opportunities that the average traveller is left completely bewildered. Almost every piazza in Rome has a 2000 year old statue or fountain or obelisk, so no matter which part of the city you wander in, it… Read the full article
As mentioned on our main page about fascinating Rome, it is an immensely walkable city. In fact, most of Rome’s attractions are in narrow pedestrian streets that open up to startlingly beautiful piazzas and these are inaccessible by buses and larger vehicles. Even if you take a hop on hop off tour in Rome, you… Read the full article
What To Expect Walk around the Vatican area or the Termini station zone (or other attraction heavy areas) at any point of the day or evening and there is a high chance that you will be approached by some of the other tout selling tickets to hop on hop off tours in Rome. It’s no… Read the full article
Like many cities around the world, Roma has many passes that help tourists save a lot of money, time and logistical planning. Several of these passes have skip the line benefits at many key attractions. All passes offer free travel through Rome’s public transport networks, free entry to some attractions and often a free hop… Read the full article
Rome has many important museums but the Vatican museums are a class apart. There are so many guests/ tourists who exclusively come to Rome with the purpose of touring the Vatican that Vatican museum tours are in a separate league altogether. There are so many types of Vatican Museum tours that are really easy to… Read the full article
Locals in Roma believe in living up the night and their nights usually begin quite late. You will often see groups of friends meeting up at 9.30 p.m. or even later and then embarking on a long dinner plus an equally long discussion about their plans for the remaining night. In Rome every process….be it… Read the full article