20 Things to do in Rome, Italy Travel Guide

Join us as visit Rome, Italy in this travel guide covering the best things to do in the city including top attractions and foods worth trying. Given the amount of travel we’ve done in Europe it is hard to believe that it took us this long to properly visit Rome (Roma). However, the wait was certainly worth it as the city has so much to offer visitors. Let’s find out why all roads lead to Rome!

20 Things to do in Rome City Tour | Italy Travel Guide: (ROMA ITALIA)

Intro – 00:01
1) Piazza Navona – 00:24
2) Campo de’ Fiori Street Market – 01:12
3) Pizza at Roscioli – 02:03
4) Largo di Torre Argentina – 04:53
5) Pantheon – 05:40
6) Gelato at Giolitti – 06:24
7) Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) – 07:42
8) Palatine Hill (Palatino) visiting Palace of Domitian – 08:07
9) Roman Forum (Foro Romano) – 08:53
10) Colosseum / Coliseum (Colosseo) – 09:13
11) Italian Lunch eating pasta – 10:09
12) Vatican City (Città del Vaticano) – 10:57
13) Vatican Museum (Musei Vaticani) – 11:13
14) St. Peter’s Basilica (Basilica San Pietro in Vaticano) for views of Rome – 12:10
15) Villa Borghese Gardens – 14:50
16) Piazza del Popolo – 15:12
17) Mausoleum of Hadrian (Castel Sant’Angelo) – 15:26
18) Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) – 15:43
19) Tiber River walk at night (Tevere) – 16:19
20) Rome by night + Outro – 16:30

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Our visit Rome travel guide covers some of the top attractions including a food guide to local Italian food, top sightseeing tourist attractions and the city by day and by night including visiting cathedrals, pizzerias, ruins, parks, the coliseum and the Vatican City. We cover activities you won’t find in a typical Rome tourism brochure, Rome itinerary or Rome, Italy city tour also known as Roma Italia.

20 Things to do in Rome, Italy Travel Guide Video Transcript: (ROMA)

Rome, the Eternal City. After several trips to Italy, we finally managed to visit our biggest oversight: the capital! From wandering through Roman ruins to devouring pizza, and climbing up lookout points to feasting on gelato, in this travel guide, we’re going to share with you 20 things to do in Rome, Italy:

We reached Roscioli which was the best pizza in Rome. Pizzas are served by the weight and we sampled 7 different pizza slices.

We stopped at Largo di Torre Argentina an archaeological site home to four different temples containing parts of the portico of Pompey.

It was a short walk to the Pantheon, a former Roman temple turned church, which dates back to the year 125 AD. The Pantheon boasted the world’s largest cupola up until the 15th century, and it is still the largest unreinforced concrete dome in existence to this day making it one of the greatest architectural achievements by the ancient Romans.

If you want to find the best gelato, look for colours that are muted with small batches.

One of the many things to do in Rome, was to visit the Trevi Fountain. This is the largest Baroque fountain in the city.

Rome’s most famed attraction is the Colosseum and its surrounding ruins. We started our visit on Palatine Hill, the most central of Rome’s seven hills. What visitors see today are the ruins of the Palace of Domitian, a 1st-century complex, which served as the main imperial palace for 300 years. We continued to the Roman Forum. This square was the centre of ancient Roman life, with government buildings, temples, and markets. We reached the Colosseum, which was the largest amphitheatre ever built and could hold an estimated 50,000 and 80,000 spectators.

Walking through the Vatican Museum was more overwhelming than enjoyable. We visited Vatican City to climb St. Peter’s Basilica for views of Rome.

Castel Sant’Angelo was commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family.

Villa Borghese is the 3rd largest public park in Rome with gardens, villas, and ponds with views of the city overlooking Piazza del PO-polo, the people’s square.

That concludes our tour of Rome showcasing the many things to do in Rome on your own trip.

This is part of our Travel in Italy video series showcasing Italian food, Italian culture and Italian cuisine.

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