Home to a vibrant food, arts and fashion scene, the Italian city of Rome has plenty to offer. The Eternal City is undisputedly one of the most charming parts of Italy, and one that the world loves.
From comforting pasta dishes and authentic gelato on every other street to incredible historical sites and Baroque-inspired churches which fill the Eternal City, it would certainly be difficult for you to sit idly and be bored out of your wits.
Here are 12 Things To Do When In Rome for an unforgettable and meaningful trip. Your next holiday is waiting for you.
Besides breathtaking landscapes, friendly locals, lips-smacking Italian cuisine and a rich history and culture, what we most loved about Italy is their love for gelato. You can find a gelateria in almost every street – and sometimes, a few gelaterie side by side – and once you have tried gelato in Italy, you will never see it in the same light again.
Rome, in particular, has so many good gelaterie. What could be better than enjoying a gelato while admiring the Colosseum and Pantheon? Here is our scoop on the best ice cream and gelato shops in Rome.
From a famous bakery which serves freshly-baked bread and pizzas, to an old-school eatery that dedicates itself to fried cod fillet, and restaurants in the vicinity of popular attractions like Pantheon and Colosseum, here is our take on Rome’s Top 10 Budget Restaurants where you can enjoy Rome’s impressionable culinary offerings sans the exorbitant prices.
Last October, my partner and I had the pleasure of visiting Rome for the very first time. We spent a few days in the Eternal City and while it was a relatively short stay, we managed to explore and eat our way around the city pretty well.
I have always been fascinated with the Roman history. Having read and heard so many things about Rome, it was my dream to visit the city. Like they say: All roads lead to Rome. I am very glad that I finally had the chance to see the city for myself.
If you are planning a trip to Europe, Rome should be at the top of your to-go list. It is worth visiting for a few reasons.