Rome, Italy Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Easily one of the world’s most important and famous cities, Rome is Italy’s only must-see destination, although you should definitely make time for Venice as well. The Eternal City is filled with many of Europe’s most famous landmarks, and it’s also usually crowded with other tourists.

Why Visit Rome

Rome Facts

Population 2,700,000
Area 3,700,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Euro
Airports Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO)

Things To Do In Rome

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Rome

Budget breakfastMost hotels and hostels include a small breakfast. If not, you can find cheap options at local bakeries and cafes.$3.37 - $7.37
Budget lunchLocal neighborhood places will offer much better value than tourist restaurants.$5.47 - $10.53
Budget dinnerAssuming a sit-down multi-course meal, again the advice is to follow locals instead of fellow tourists.$8.84 - $15.79
Beer (.33l bottle)Local lagers are decent deals at most restaurants.$2.74 - $5.26
House wine (glass)Local wine can be very cheap in Rome, especially at neighborhood bars.$1.68 - $3.16
Soft drinkSoft drinks come in many varieties and are rarely cheap.$1.68 - $2.11
Pizza to goThere are local pizza bakeries where you can get a large slice to walk with.$3.53 - $4.21
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BEST TOURS in Rome

WHEN TO VISIT Rome

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January55393.1
February57402.9
March60422.6
April64472.2
May72531.3
June78600.6
July83650.6
August84651.3
September79602.7
October72543.7
November63474.4
December57413.5

Rome WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:12am6:23pm
21 Jun5:34am8:48pm
21 Sep6:56am7:09pm
21 Dec7:34am4:41pm

Where to stay in Rome

Rome Hotel Seasons

Rome Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar31.58 - 73.68
starstarstarstarstar40.00 - 126.32
starstarstarstarstar47.37 - 194.74
starstarstarstarstar50.53 - 221.05
starstarstarstarstar110.53 - 257.89
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Rome Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed16.84 - 38.95

Getting to Rome

GETTING AROUND Rome

Rome TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Local train from airport to city center10.00
Express train from airport to city center14.74
Taxi from Fiumicino airport to city center53.68
Taxi from Ciampino airport to city center33.68
3km taxi ride in Rome6.63 - 12.63
Bus or subway ride in Rome1.58
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER