Best things to do in Rome
Being the capital of the most powerful ancient empires, Rome has always fascinated people and inspired them to at least pay one visit. The city has some of the most mesmerizing construction, monuments, and art pieces. The old-school charm and world-famous cuisine never fail to amaze. We can never stop drooling over Roman artichokes, be it fried or braised.
Rome boasts 12 of Italy’s 45 UNESCO heritage sites. This includes the Pantheon, the Spanish steps, the Coliseum, in addition to St. Peter’s Square, and Navona Square. Make sure you visit each of them if you truly want to of the complete experience of visiting Rome!
Other than this, there are several shopping spots, each with its own specialty. You can get your hands on some of the best shoe and bag pieces.
What You Need to Know
Urban areas – 50 km/h
Rural roads – 90 km/h
Highway – 110 km/h
Autostrada – 130 km/h
How to Get There
Coming to Rome by plane:
Fiumicino Airport (FCO) – 32 km from the city center
Rome-Ciampino Airport (CIA) – 12 km from the city center
Coming to Rome by train:
Roma Termini Railway Station – transfers from Florence or Milan
Coming to Rome by boat:
When is the Best Time to Visit
The best times to visit Rome are during April, May, and September. The weather is warm and not at all too hot, so you can freely visit and enjoy Rome’s major outdoor attractions, such as the Coliseum and Roman Forum.
The temperature ranges between 7.2°C (45°F) to 17.8°C (64°F). The sunshine lasts for about 6.5 hours daily.