Rome Itinerary 7 Days

Must-see Tourist Destinations in Rome

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7 Days in Rome - Perfect 1 Week Guide

Rome, often referred to as that place where history comes alive has a surfeit of sites and experiences that justify the city’s reference. One of the wealthiest places to dive deep into history, Rome can be life-changing they say. The Eternal City, as it is monikered can charm you in such a way that you may want to spend your lifetime here, no kidding. Coming back to reality a week in Rome can still leave you with a lovely experience. In fact, this tenure is perfect to behold a little bit on all fronts - history, art, culture, food and even its glorious outdoors.

What to see in Rome in 7 days?

Day 1 of Rome Itinerary 7 Days

Your first day in Rome is when you should introduce yourselves to the amazing architecture and history of the city. No better way than to head to the magnificent Villa Borghese. An incredibly landscaped garden, this attraction depicts a peculiar English style. Essentially designed to align with the attraction of the Galleria Borghese, these gardens are home to villas including the Villa Giulia and the Villa Medici. There is a lot to see in here, demanding an entire day’s dedication to this attraction. Presence of small cafes and vendors inside make sure you spend the day comfortably.

Day 2 of 7 Days in Rome

The second day calls for some spiritual enlightenment. The Vatican city boasting of important attractions like the B&B Vatican Town, St. Peter’s Square, Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel are what you must explore. There are some fabulous restaurants around here and must be visited for authentic specialties.

Day 3 of Rome 7D6N long itinerary

History beckons on the third day. Spend the day gaining insights about the Colosseum and Roman Forum. The best way to get the best of these two attractions is to opt for Colosseum guided tours as well as the Roman Forum guided tours. Audio tours can be a good option too. Should you want to dodge the crowds and big lines, you must check out the variety of skip-the-line passes. Lying in the proximity to each other, these two attractions can be walked two and from. Given the fact these are Rome’s top sights must not miss these.

Day 4 of 1 week in Rome

As much as Rome is rich in history what one cannot miss is the fact that there is a plethora of outdoor goodness that throws light on some amazing attributes altogether; architecture, history and glorious weather, not to mention panoramic views of the eternal goodness. One of the best places to experience this is the magnificent Palatine hill and its seven hills. Lying just close to the Roman Forum and the Circus Maximus, these hills are a great place to get a bird’s eye view of the entire region surrounding it. The seven hills, holding traditional significance are a must too, thus making you spend an entire day here.

Day 5 in Rome

You can’t leave Rome without walking past its cobbled street alleys and quaint cafes serving the glorious cuisine and its specialties. Of course, you must indulge in pasta, pizzas, risottos and the gelatos! While you do so make sure, you have a glimpse of some of Rome’s best sites like the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Sistine Chapel, Spanish Steps and the Piazza Venezia.

Day 6 of your Rome sojourn

One can never have enough of gastronomy in Rome and thus an entire day calls for complete dedication to food. Here’s a list of some of the best food to eat in Rome along with their places.

Porchetta at Panificio Bonci

Fiori di Zucca at Emma

Polpette di Bollito at Mordi e Vai,

Baccalà at Dar Filettaro

Pizza al Taglio at Pizzarium

Carciofo alla Romana at Hostaria Romana

Carbonara at Roscioli

Day 7 of a Roman Holiday

You can choose to do what you wish on your last day in Rome, but a visit to the Tiber Island is highly suggested. Holding special significance location wise, the Tiber Island is the only piece of land in the part of the Tiber River passing through Rome. With some interesting legends attached to it along with surreal views of central Rome, there is a lot to look forward to at this island!

Recently Made Itineraries for 7 Days in Rome

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Tours and Activities in Rome for 7 days

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Best Hotels in Rome for 7 Day Trip

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