Where to stay
Choose the kind of accommodation that fits your traveling style and requirements. Rome offers bed and breakfasts, apartments, and hotels of all grades.
What to do
Make a list of what you would like to see and book in advance the tours in order to jump the queue for the tickets. In Rome sightseeing is a must and you will need good planning in order to make the most of your time and energies. See our tours page to book your visits. We strongly recommend to see the museums with a guided tour in order to skip the line and the crowds inside.
Lunch near the Vatican in Prati area: Settembrini in via Luigi Settembrini, 27; Isola della Pizza in via degli Scipioni 45; Piero e Francesco fish restaurant in via Fabio Massimo 75.
Shopping and sightseeing in town center: Trevi fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza del Popolo, via del Corso and neighbouring streets.
Dinner: top restaurants La Terrazza at Hotel Eden, Imago at Hotel Hassler, All’oro at The First Art Hotel. Good Roman cuisine Vino e Camino in piazza dell’Oro, 6: Al 34 in via Mario de’ Fiori, 34; Gusto and Gusto Osteria in Piazza Augusto Imperatore. Italian cuisine Le Colline Emiliane in via degli Avignonesi, 22; Tullio in via San Nicola da Tolentino, 26. Pizza at Pizza Ciro in via della Mercede, 43 or Pizza Re in via di Ripetta, 14.
Dinner: top restaurant Aroma at Hotel Palazzo Manfredi facing the Colosseum; rooftop restaurant at Hotel Forum. Caffè Propaganda in via Claudia, 15. Roman cuisine La Taverna dei Quaranta in via Claudia, 24. Pizza at Pizzeria Li Rioni ai santi quattro, via dei Santiquattro 24.
Rome Must See
St. Peter’s Basilica with its spectacular world’s largest dome designed and built by Michelangelo; Vatican Museums; Sistine Chapel; Colosseum; Palatine Hill; Capitol Hill; Terme di Caracalla; Domus Aurea; Borghese Gallery (advance reservation); the Catecombs; Pantheon; Bocca della Verità; Circo Massimo; Tiber River and Tiberina island; Trevi Fountain; S. Maria in Trastevere; Basilica S. Maria Maggiore; Campo de Fiori; Piazza Farnese; Via Giulia; Piazza Navona; Piazza del Popolo; the Spanish Steps.
Shopping in via del Corso; via Condotti; via del Babuino; via Vittoria;via Mario de’ Fiori; via Borgognona; Piazza S. Lorenzo in Lucina; via dei Coronari; via del Governo Vecchio; via dei Giubbonari; Corso Vittorio Emanuele; via di Campo Marzio; Trastevere.
Al fresco dinner and ice creams in Campo de Fiori; Piazza Navona; Trastevere; Colosseum area; Testaccio.