It’s been said that one could easily spend weeks (if not months) in Rome and still not see and do everything. The Italian capital excites and educates at every turn, offering something for every kind of traveler. If you want to make the most of a brief trip to Rome, however, there are several great day trip options you can consider.
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October 1, 2012
After you’ve spent a few days exploring Rome, you might be in the mood to get out of the big city and see something else for a day. There’s a seemingly endless array of great options for day trips from Rome, some of which are less than a half-hour from the city center. If you want to get even further afield to see another region entirely, then the Umbrian capital of Perugia might be just what you’re looking for.
September 19, 2012
Italy is known for many culinary delicacies, including cheeses, meats and wines; but few can match the truffle in terms of market value. Gathering truffles is a time-consuming task, and as yet they have proved difficult to cultivate. Both of these factors contribute to the high prices some truffles can fetch, as well as how closely truffle hunters guard their preferred hunting grounds.
August 15, 2012
One of the greatest pleasures of traveling is discovering incredible places that are off the beaten path. These little corners of the world that, by right, should be full of tourists, somehow end up being just yours for an hour or a day. Ostia Antica is one of those places.
June 5, 2012
The city of Rome alone is full enough of treasures to last a lifetime, however, when in Rome you shouldn’t forget the other amazing sights of Italy. It may be impossible to truly discover everything, but luckily with some planning, any traveler can experience the best of other regions and cities in just one day. So take a day and go beyond the hectic urban sprawl on a fantastic day trip from Rome. Here are Viator’s top day trips from Rome!
February 21, 2012
If you’re not going south to Pompeii on your journey through Italy, then this ancient Roman port is the next best thing. In fact, in some ways it’s better because it’s less crowded so you can really feel what daily life was like in Rome rather than the 21st century tourist vibe.
October 17, 2011
What do you do if you don’t become Pope? Five times! You build a the Villa d’Este gardens of course, channeling all your frustrations into making one of the world’s best gardens and creating a wonder of Italy. That was Cardinal Ippolito d’Este’s solution anyway after his last papal disappointment in 1550 to his death in 1572.