Rome bucket list for explorer

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Rome bucket list and travel information

The ancient Romans called Rome the “Eternal City”; they believed Rome would live no matter what happened to the world. Indeed, Rome was, Rome is, and Rome will always be the most impressive city with the richest heritage for generations. 

Today, let’s stroll about the streets of Rome and explore the Rome bucket list of travelers with less popular attractions that are no less valuable than the famous Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, or the Pantheon.

Things not to miss in Rome

  • Visit the Capuchin Crypt with the bones of 3700 monks and 2000-year-old Roman catacombs.
  • Take a ride on a glass elevator to the Vittoriano and enjoy the 360-degree panoramic view of the city.
  • Walk in the beautiful Vatican Gardens, the perfect escape from the hustle of Rome.
  • Dive into the history of Rome in Castel Sant’Angelo, the resting place of Roman Emperors.
  • Walk up the 135 Spanish Steps in the Piazza di Spagna and find a large crucifix obelisk at the top.
  • Turn back the hands of time in the Roman Forum, the most significant historical site of the center of Roman political life. 

10 things to do in Rome (video guide)

Eat like a local in Rome

  • Rome means pizza. Don’t miss out on the best Italian pizza in Tonda, Sbanco, and La Gatta Mangiona, serving thin-crust and thick-rimmed pizza.
  • Taste brisket and artichoke sandwiches at Mordi e Vai, a popular street food venue.
  • Make sure to visit famous gelateria Il Gelato di Claudio Torce’, Al Settimo Gelo, Fior di Luna and others for the best fruit and chocolate gelato.
  • Jazz up your evenings in Rome with a glass of wine in La Mescita, L’Angolo Divino, La Barrique, or Barnaba winery
  • For more drinks, visit Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà, named among the best places to drink in Rome and Europe.

Where to stay in Rome

  • Discover the royal comfort in Rome with NH Collection Roma Fori Imperiali 5-star hotel with luxurious interior and exclusive detailing.
  • A 4-star small JC design Hotel with modern rooms will make your stay comfortable and unforgettable.
  • The attractive building of a 3-star Hotel Giolli Nazionale hides no less beautiful interior and design rooms at a pocket-friendly price.
  • Choose the RomeHello Hostel if you have a tight budget for traveling to Rome.
  • Travel to the island of Ponza and stay in a whitewashed Villa Flavia hotel.

Rome featured hotels with prices

Cheap flights to Rome

OriginDeparture atFind tickets
Catania16 June 2022Tickets from 8
Comiso25 May 2022Tickets from 9
Bari9 June 2022Tickets from 11
Girona25 May 2022Tickets from 12
Cagliari26 May 2022Tickets from 12
Wroclaw12 June 2022Tickets from 13
Split6 June 2022Tickets from 13
Palermo21 June 2022Tickets from 14
Lampedusa9 June 2022Tickets from 14
Tallinn26 May 2022Tickets from 14

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