Things to do in Rome

Top Things To Do In Rome

Explore the best things to do in Rome. These are the most preferred tourist activities.

Top Tourist Attractions in Rome

Must see places in Rome ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Rome and point of interests to visit.

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What To Do in Rome: Day-Wise Ideas

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Best places to go and to do in Rome

Rome is replete with activities and attractions that are difficult to be squeezed into a short-trip of 3-4 days. But if you want to know what are the best things to do in Rome in 3 days, here’s a quick fix. Start with Colosseum, the ticket to the Colosseum also includes the ticket to the Roman Forum (Foro Romano) (which is valid for 24 hours since purchase). The Colosseum sees lot of crowds and it is recommended to purchase a skip-the-line and guided tour of the place. Other attractions to add to your list of things to do in Rome in 3 day are St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museum, the Tivoli Gardens, Pantheon, the Villa Borghese, the Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) and Circo Massimo or Circus Maximus. Set aside one day for the Vatican Attractions and one day for Colosseum and Roman Forum. The third day can be used to explore the other attractions mentioned above. Don’t forget to spend evenings at the Spanish Steps and the Piazza Venezza. Catacombs of Rome are another landmark of the city that you shouldn’t miss on your vacation to Rome. When in Rome, eat! There are plenty of places to eat in Rome that will serve you authentic Italian food (unlike the meatball Spahgetti) like the Pizza Bianca and the Gelato that you can relish on your vacation in Rome.

What's for couples in Rome - romantic things to do in Rome

The city is primarily famous for its architecture, art and a history that is tinted with many hues and is not the preferred romantic destination in Italy. But if you are an art-loving couple, Rome can be the perfect place for a romantic getaway. To begin with, throw coin in the Trevi fountain, which will guarantee your return to the city together, walk the cobbled streets bustling with pizzas and piazzas and share a gelato. Steal a kiss under the Pantheon and proclaim your love on the Spanish steps. Tour all the Seven Hills of Rome together and take the cruise ride to Tiber Island. Catch a heart-warming show at the Teatro Dell’ Opera De Roma and pack a picnic to spend a day out at the Villa Borghese! If you and your beloved love history, there is absolutely no dearth of things to do in Rome, Italy that you will not enjoy doing, as a couple!

Activities and things to do in Rome at night

Some of the unusual things to do in Rome include exploring the city’s nightlife. Although not dazzling with bars, pubs and clubs, there are lots of laid-back things to do in Rome at night. Catch a light-show at the Colosseum, if it is in operation. Relax in any of the cafes in the city centre, take a stroll admiring the gorgeous fountains and spend an evening on the Spanish steps. You can also catch a performance at Parco Della Musica or the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. To explore some of the most unusual things to do in Rome, head to the Babington Tea room and enjoy a cup of British tea!

Rome attractions and things to do for free

The city is replete with fountains and monuments that are totally free of cost. To being with, the St. Peter’s Basilica has no entry fee and is a free attraction in Rome, unless you want to book a guided/skip-the-line tour or the tour of the dome. Circo Maximo, Piazza Venezza, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Spanish Steps are few of the top rated free things to do in Rome. Walking around the Appia Antica and the neighbourhood of Trastvere are some of the other fun things to do in Rome for free.