Rome tourism · Planning aid · Current tips & information
Welcome to Tourist in Rome, your travel guide online for your trip to the Eternal City of Rome.
Since I live in Rome for many years, my information is based on my own experience and my own research. In my guide I’ll illustrate all stages of the journey to Rome, from the arrival and the transfer from the airport to Rome, accommodation, food, sights and museums. Furthermore, I’ll give information about the various Rome Passes and various activities, from walking through the city, jogging, cycling or driving a vespa to excursions in the surroundings and flights with a balloon or a helicopter.
For short breaks you’ll find suggestions in the Three Days in Rome section, sorted by morning in Rome and afternoon in Rome, which can be combined. I’ll also explain the specifics of certain days of the week, such as Wednesday with the papal audience and Sunday. With this toolbox, you can put together your own holiday program to suit your liking.
Experience with Tourist in Rome the diversity of Rome away from traffic and troubled tourist routes. Even in the center you can find quiet corners and places for quiet moments.
In addition you’ll find some suggestions in the description of the city center as well as with the topics city walks, jogging and cycling.
Tourist in Rome · Practical information
Tourist in Rome · Rome best time to travel
In general, the best travel time for Rome depends on your own interests. Museums are better visited in winter, spring and fall are suitable for all outdoor activities and on hot summer days Rome is rather quiet during the day and you can enjoy the summer day in the parks or by the sea. It does not come alive until the evening in Rome.
A quick look at the holiday calendar gives a first overview of what is going on in Rome and also which public events with Pope Francis are on schedule.
At the item Seasons I keep interesting events in Rome up to date and give tips on what to do, which trips are suitable and what are the seasonal specialties.
Tourist in Rome · Q&A
I’m always happy about questions. The answers will help not only you, but also others. You can get a good overview of what has already been answered on Tourist in Rome with the search function at the top right of the page.
It’s best to write your questions in the comment section and I’ll try to answer as soon as possible.