Rome in a weekend
Rome, a city full of beautiful architecture and bursting with culture and history is a city that should be on everyone’s bucket list! With endless things to do from visiting monuments and churches to great nightlife and the best pizza & pasta, what is not to love about this spectacular city?
A bus tour
Exploring Rome couldn’t be easier – take a Hop On Hop Off tour to visit some of Rome’s most popular attractions using a one day ticket. This 2-hour tour visit is a great way to explore the city and get to see famous attractions such as St. Peters Basilica, Circo Massimo, the Colosseum and Forum. You can also hop off at Palazzo Del Quirinale and go visit the fabulous Trevi Fountain and hop back on to finish your tour.
St. Peter’s Basilica
This Italian Renaissance church is located in the Vatican City and is known as one of the holiest Catholic Church shrines in the world. Famous for being a place of pilgrimage, thousands of tourists visit this stunning church every year to appreciate not only the religious aspect but the architecture which surrounds it. Check this out by taking a guided tour from less than €20 or explore it freely yourself.
Known to be one of the most beautiful fountains in the world. This charitable fountain collects nearly €700,000 worth of coins each year which are given to an Italian charity, Caritas. The legend ensures you will return to Rome once a coin is thrown in and, even without this legend, I’m sure you will want to revisit this amazing city again as it most definitely isn’t one to disappoint!
Nightlife in Testaccio
Via di Monte Testaccio is a great place for those partygoers looking for a late night. A place to enjoy some lively nightlife with cocktail bars, jazz bars, late bars and numerous clubs and pubs to dance the night away in. This town is located about a 20-minute drive from Rome, here you can choose from a variety of different venues which play all different genres of music. These venues do tend to get a little crowded so make sure to choose early to avoid the long queues.
Famous for its pizza and pasta, taste some of the best Italian dishes and wines in the heart of where it all originates from. After all the sightseeing and partying, get your hands dirty by taking part in a how to cook an Italian pizza class, this hour-long activity will learn you the tricks and tips on how to make the best Margherita around!
Ready for your Roman adventure?