Rome is a city where you can walk anywhere in the city center and this is the best way to visit the city. Wondering through Rome’s old historical center is one of the most exciting experiences when in Rome.
You can admire the architectural details, live the street life, look into churches and ancient building strolling down Rome’s narrow streets, go window shopping, and step into any caf? to get your caf? espresso. First, wear a comfortable pair of shoes and get out of home early.
The most important sites in Rome can be all easily reached in a few hours walking.
Spring or late fall is for sure the best time to visit the city, especially if you are coming with your children to Rome, the weather will be just perfect.
Italians love to have children around and be sure that your children will be made very welcome everywhere you go. Children are warmly welcome in Pizzerias and trattorias where high chairs are often available for toddles and babies.
Most of these places don’t rule out the fact that children eat only half-portions or share meals. The most amusing pizzerias for kids are the old fashioned ones. Here they can watch the chefs pound, stretch, and flip the though in the air which is something different they will always remember!
At night Rome has never been as exciting as it is today: bars and clubs have increased to address an increasingly demanding clientele.
Rome now offers a wide variety of new places in the city centre to satisfy all tastes and budgets, Testaccio Area being probably the most well known one. An alternative approach to Rome is to simply relax with friends and enjoy a good cup of wine in one of the many wine-bars spread all over the city center.
Rome also has a large offer of entertainment with Jazz, Rock, Folk, South American and world music concerts in many venues scattered around the city.
Lately, many new Italian bands are having international success and are out into the spotlight, be sure to give them a try.
Summer months bring excellent open-air rock, jazz and world music festivals. Ippodromo delle Capannelle has become the most popular highlight of many Roman Summer Events, selling million tickets in sales. African music is not forgotten and in June-July there’s an excellent festival taking place in Villa Ada. Talents such as Angelique Kidjo and pianist Abdullah Ibrahim perform here.
The popular, small local food markets and the several curiosity markets are all very well-known and located in the city center. Trastevere has a famous flea market whilst in Campo dei Fiori you will find a very characteristic vegetable and flower market .
During Christmas and Epiphany you will see handicrafts, games, toys, and clothes for sale by stand owners in the many local market, a great opportunity to stock up on Italian specialties.
Rome is definetely an excellent vacation spot for group and families, go experience it youlself!