Plan your trip to Rome

Rome useful information to help you plan your vacation

How to get to Rome, Italy, by train and airplane

 
Informazioni turistiche (tourist information) (Photo )

The tourism information office of Rome

 

How to see the best of Rome, whether you have half a day or a full week

 

From the Metro (subway) and the bus to taxis, shared bikes, and other transportation options in Rome

 

Typical prices and costs in Rome faced by visitors and tourists

 
The Fatebenefratelli hospital on Tiber Island has been a place of healing since ancient times

General Rome safety info, hospitals and pharmacies, emergency numbers, pickpockets, and more

 
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When is the best time to travel to Rome, Italy? (Hint: It's not August)

 
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The most useful hints, tips, and advice for a Rome trip

 

Enjoy free admission to various Rome sights and monuments (along with skip-the-line privileges), plus discounts at other attractions

 
Transportation options to and within Italy (Photo icons courtesy of AIGA, illustration by Reid Bramblett)

Getting to Italy and getting around Italy: trains, planes, rental cars, low-cost airlines and long-distance coaches

 
Travel info (Photo by Bobafred)

Tourist information, guidebooks, maps, tips for niche groups (students, LGBT, seniors, disabled, etc.), and more in Italy

 
This McDonald's in Sicily offers free and unlimited WiFi (not that you should eat there, but you can pick up its signal just fine sitting on the sea wall across the street)

Keeping in touch while traveling—Cellphones and Skype, mail and roaming fees, and how to call to, from, and within Italy

 
Italian farmacie are usually marked by an illuminated green cross

From emergency numbers and hospitals to pickpockets and general safety issues

 
The best credit cards for travel

From credit cards, cash, and ATMS to VAT refunds, travelers checks, and customs limits in Italy

 
Transportation options to and within Italy

All those boring but necessary travel details: passports, entry visas, trip insurance, health insurance, customs regulations, and all the other super-fun pre-trip preparations

 
Not my gear, but pretty close to what I pack (save the helmet) (Photo by cmor15)

From travel speciality clothes and gear to bags and currency converters

 
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Activities, walks, & excursions links