This magnificent city has endless possibilities to keep you busy all day long. Rome is home to over 2.7 million people so it can be a very busy place, especially in the summer months when large crowds of tourists come to visit. If you can consider planning your trip during the off season such as in May or September to make the most of your time.
You can easily spend a week in Rome, but you can cover all the major sites in 3 days. This itinerary will cover the popular historical, religious and “must see” destinations every visitor to Rome should see. Each day consists of destinations in close proximity to each other so that you can see and do as much as you can.
The Arch of Constantine
Altare della Patria
Largo di Torre Argentina
TIP: There are not many places to purchase food from the historical sites, try packing a lunch.
St. Peter’s Basilica
Dome of Saint Peter’s
Castel Sant’ Angelo
TIP: When visiting the Vatican and Basilica make sure to cover your shoulders and knees to be respectful.