Rome traveler’s most favorite city in Europe. This city have much to offer, Rome is a place where you experience the most famous architecture, mesmerizing history with a combination of different cultures from around the world. It is also a birthplace of Caesar, home to the Catholic Church, This city is full-on ruins, Rome is also popular for its delightful food it’s a heaven for foodie travelers. Rome is a mixture of modern buildings with ruins that are a thousand years old. In Rome, there are so many things to do in just one weekend, so if you are planning to visit Rome for 2 days you can go back to Rome because definitely you missed many things on your first trip. Here we are recommending you best attraction and things to do in Rome city.
Things to do in day 1:
Start your day one with coffee and sweet pastry, we recommend you to try Maritozzo, a giant and delicious cream filled bun, and this bun will definitely enough for the day ahead. After delicious breakfast start your city tour with The Colosseum a 2000 years old most famous amphitheater, it was the largest in the entire Roman Empire. We recommend you to visit early in the morning for lesser crowd. Colosseum open its gates at 8:30 Am. If you want to learn more about its history you can hire an expert for guided tour and you will learn about the whole history of The Colosseum, take gorgeous pictures as much as you can to impress your Instagram followers.
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Rome is vast and beautiful but also hilly, You will experience Rome appealing cobblestone streets, Palatine Hill, Roman forum and other treasures of the city here you will learn tales and funny stories about the earliest rulers of the Imperial City. Now it’s time to head towards Rome port of Ostia Antica which is worth a visit. 2000 year ago this place was a home of 60,000 people and a commercial center, here you can explore the ruins of warehouses, baths, mansions, apartments and docks. You can take metro Line B to Magaliana and from there take train to Ostia lido.
After morning tour of Rome, it’s time for Delicious lunch, try deep-fried risotto ball, personal Margherita pizza with some amazing red vine (vino) but don’t eat too much save some space for the desert that you are going to have at the next stop.
After amazing lunch, head towards Trevi Fountain where you can make a wish by toss a coin don’t forget to throw two coins one is for love and one is for to come to Rome again, like we said to save some space for the desert so here have some gelato, and if you are a sweet lover defiantly you will have two scoops of gelato. Trevi Fountain is one of the most stunning fountains in the world, fountain dates back to olden Roman times, the fountain is at the endpoint of an aqueduct, at the intersection of three roads (tre vie) that’s why Roman people call Tervi Fountain, The fountain is decorated with The Greek God of the sea, Oceanus and his protectors. Tervi is also the oldest source of water in Rome, Roughly €3,000 is thrown into the fountain to follow its tradition of throwing coins over the shoulders, this money is use for charity work, Every night coins are collected and give to an Italian charity called Caritas, Caritas use this money for supermarts program give rechargeable cards to Rome’s needy people to get the groceries for their living.
From fountain take a 10-mins bus ride to explore the famous Spanish Steps, build in 18th century it has 138 stairs to the Santissima Trinita dei Monti Church at the top. It’s a worth to go at the top when you reach at the top relax and catch your breath and enjoy the city view and beautiful sunset, take a perfect picture to end your first day in Rome.
After explore Rome all day its time head to Roma Sparita and have delicious dinner, not many dishes are served here but definitely, you will love the cacio e pepe pasta that served in big Parmigiano bowl. If you are traveling in summers we recommend you sit outside and watch Rome with having a glass of wine
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Things to do in day 2:
Start your day with cornetto and espresso, because you need to boost up your body for the whole day in Vatican City, before heading there make sure you dressed properly, wear the modest outfit to cover your shoulders and legs.
Vatican City is small and classified as an independent country. This city have so much to see and do, but you can save time where you feel you can. Here you can explore St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and much more. Explore the outstanding architecture and world-famous sculptures Michelangelo’s “Pietà,” explore the amazing decorated ceilings of church, and learn about the history.
For lunch we recommend you to take a food tour, pasta and pizza want both? Food tours are best way to eat and also learn about the Italian culture, take food classes they also provide you food tours, Food classes led by Italian chefs. They will teach you how to make pizza and 10 different kinds of pasta, also you will learn and have tiramisu and bruschetta with the vine (vino)
After lunch and cooking class you can do a walking tour which is a wonderful way to learn about the city, you can hire a guide and learn deeply about the art, food, and history. Follow the ancient footsteps and head towards the ancient road that connects Rome to Brindisi, which was finished in 312 BC, here you will see the highlights along the way, the Roman noblewoman, Cecilia Metell, and a huge mausoleum. You can take a bus or hire a bike but we recommend you to do a walking tour.
After a full day exploring Rome and Vatican City, end your 2 days Rome tour with open-air concert and aperitif at Terrazza Borromini, Enjoy wine and start thinking when you will visit Rome again.