Top Ten Things to Do in Rome, Italy

What do you do in a city that has centuries of interesting discoveries? Here are our top 10 picks.

Top Ten Things to Do in Rome, Italy


Rome wasn't built in a day. With many generations of culture and a proud heritage, this Italian city has pulled together all the wonders of Italy to create a city that has earned it's place among the world's top tourist destinations.


While the things you can do in Rome are virtually limitless, we've narrowed the options down to our top 10 picks.

  1. Talk a walk through the Roman Forum - This was Rome’s main street in traditional times and truly lets you step back into time and uncover what Rome might have been like hundreds of years ago.
  2. The Pantheon - Unlike the forum the Pantheon looks exactly like it did 2000 years ago and as you walk on its marble floors you can truly transport yourself back thousands of years.
  3. Tour the Colosseum, inside and out -- This structure is amazing and is brought to life by the tour guides who can take you through and explain how the colosseum was built and now how its being restored.
  4. Take a tour of the Vatican - lthough technically its own city and state the Vatican is a great experience. A great guide is essential here as they help lay a foundation of what you are seeing. Also don’t forget to visit St Peter’s Basilica and its famed dome built by Michelangelo.
  5. Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain - This is a must the fountain is spectacular and tossing a coin into the fountain is a tradition which will help guarantee you a return trip to this amazing city.
  6. People watch at the Spanish Steps - The steps were named after the Spanish who ruled Rome centuries ago and is a great spot to relax and do some people watching.
  7. Browse the Campo Dei Fiori Markets - A favourite since the mid 1800’s and very close to the famous Piazza Navona the market is a great place to grab some fresh food for a picnic lunch.
  8. Eat in the cafes and street side restaurants - Rome is known for its cuisine so bring your appetite and some loose clothing for the after affect.
  9. Explore the streets - A great way to explore Rome is by foot. With mostly car free cobble stone streets there is much to explore as you walk the streets of Rome.
  10. Ride on a double decker hop on hop off bus - These narrated tours allow you too see Rome at your own pace and provide a great way of getting around the city.

If a trip to Rome is in your possible future, check out our Mediterranean Discovery tour which features Tome and Tuscany.

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