Essential advice for the Eternal City: insider tips from locals so you can maximize your vacation and spend more time enjoying Rome. 

Pandemic news:

The whole of Italy is now in “white” Covid status. Travel is permitted freely throughout the country, and restrictions for incoming Americans and Australians have been significantly relaxed. See if you can travel to Rome now >

Everything in Rome is now open though tickets for museums and other sites must be booked in advance >

There is no curfew. Masks do not need to be worn outdoors if distant from others, when exercising, or anywhere if eating or drinking. However entry to many indoor spaces is dependent on having a ‘Green Pass‘. What you need to know about the Green Pass >

Featured articles

Can I travel to Rome at the moment?

As Rome prepares to welcome back the first international tourists while the pandemic eases and vaccinations roll out, we cut through the confusion about who can travel to the country, for what reasons, and from where.

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How to do everything in Rome

How to skip the lines in Rome

Spend more time enjoying Rome and less time lining up.

How to do the basics in Rome

A guide to all the little things, to save you precious time.

How to get around Rome​

Navigate the city like a local – fast and inexpensive.

Buy Rome tickets and tours

Browse all the amazing things to see and do in Rome.

What to eat and drink in Rome

Find the best food and drink at every meal.

Where to stay in Rome

A review of Rome’s neighborhoods and hidden gem eateries.

Rome off the beaten path​

See another side of Rome. Avoid the stereotypes.

Keep out of trouble in Rome

Get peace of mind so you can enjoy your vacation more.

Walks around Rome

Incredible self-led and guided walks around the city.

Rome for free and low cost

Anyone who told you Rome’s expensive doesn’t know the city. Enjoy Rome like a local for next to nothing.

Latest articles

Beer in Rome

If you like beer and you’re coming to Rome, you’re in for a treat. Despite not being beer monsters like their northern European cousins, people

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Tickets in advance!

Because of Covid-19 precautions, you now have to
buy tickets in advance to visit attractions in Rome.

Buy your tickets now to avoid disappointment.