Top 5 Best Experiences in Rome

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When you arrive at the Fiumicino Airport, the first thing to do is to choose the right Rome airport taxi services for you. You can rent a car, take a taxi, the bus or the train, or wait for the hotel’s shuttle if this option is offered by the hotel where you are staying.

Then, of course, you must visit the well-known touristic attractions in Rome, such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican, the Roman Forum and the Spanish Steps to name a few.

Besides visiting the well know touristic attractions in Rome, if you have enough time, you can also try some of the tours offered by locals that will give a new perspective of this beautiful city.

  1. Music, tiramisu and wine tasting

For $40 a person you get a 2-hour tour during which you will enjoy an opera performance in the tiny church next to the Sant’Angelo Castel. Your guide will tell you everything about these places that have been the set for Puccini’s Tosca. You will enjoy a nice tiramisu and some dessert wine while waiting for the concert to begin.

  1. Visit Rome on foot by night

During this 2-hour tour, you will walk past the most known fountains and piazzas and discover the beauty of Rome by night. The guide will lead you through the labyrinth-like streets that connect Piazza Navona, Piazza Della Repubblica, Piazza Spagna and Piazza Barberini, visiting the Pantheon, the Spanish Steps, and the Trevi Fountain along the way. The tour ends at Campo de ‘Fiori and the price for one person is $39.

  1. Underground Rome tour

How many times do you get the chance to visit Rome’s underground historical side? You will descend beneath the St. Clements Church and see the remains of the ancient cult of Mithra and the medieval basilica of the XII century A.D. with its beautifully preserved Christian mosaics and fresco cycle that has been attributed to the Florentine school of the great Masaccio. The tour lasts for 3 hours, and it is for groups of up to 10 people. The price for one person is $180.

  1. Old Rome walking tour

How about seeing the part of Rome that remains hidden to most tourists? You will walk through the Trastevere district and the Jewish Ghetto, see the Senate House where Caesar was murdered, the ancient Portico D’Ottavia, the Tortuga’s Fountain in Piazza Mattei, the Synagogue and much more. The tour lasts for three hours and the price for a person is $60.

  1. Testaccio street food

Most of the restaurants in the center of Rome so not even serve traditional Italian food. You will go to Testaccio, the original foodie neighborhood of the city, and taste the amazing food offered by street kiosks and food shops. Coffee, ice-cream, olive oil, cheese, pizza, pasta, bread, wine and more! You will have the utmost culinary experience with real Roman food. The tour lasts for 2 hours, and the price is $35 per person.

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