Rome is not an expensive city to visit. It gets that unfortunate reputation sometimes thanks to tourist traps, but most attractions in Rome are actually pretty inexpensive – and a huge amount of the city is completely free to enjoy. Below is a growing list of amazing things you can do and see without putting your hand in your pocket.
Self-guided tour: take an unusual trip through Roma Nord to see the Road that linked the ‘Caput Mundi’ to the rest of Europe.
The definitions of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica can be confusing. We clear it up and show the best way to visit each.
Aperitivo is a phenomenon by which you can eat and drink well in convivial surroundings all over Rome. Great for ‘early bird’ eaters.
There’s a regular, fast train route running across Rome that can rocket you between Rome’s major metropolitan areas at high speed and next to no cost – and almost no visitors know about it.
The further you get from the dome, the bigger it gets! This amazing view of St Peter’s is from the residential street of Via Niccolò Piccolomini.
Notorious for having been Il Duce’s residence for nearly 20 years, this park is an eccentric masterpiece rarely visited by tourists.