Rome in a weekend
Rome oozes art, history and culture from every pore, every corner of the city has something to tell. It’s a city so beautiful, so magical, that a weekend to visit it flies away before you know it! But if all you have is two days to get to know it, it is good to optimize the time, don’t you think? The things to mark in your agenda are really a lot, so we decided to help: the main must-see attractions and a must see in Rome during a weekend.
Piazza del Popolo Simply majestic, where you can admire the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo, built by many illustrious names, the masters Bramante, Raphael and Bernini. Inside you can contemplate the works of Caravaggio and Caracci.
Via Margutta is the famous street of artists, home to many famous people. The most famous? Maybe Federico Fellini. Search for the plaque dedicated to the famous director and Giulietta Masina.
A moment of shopping in Via del Corso, with numerous boutiques present. Walk around and admire the beautiful shop windows: a daydream. A mandatory stop is the Piazza di Spagna to admire the Fountain of Four Rivers by Bernini and carved on top of its famous steps is the church Trinita dei Monti. Taking a break sitting on the steps will offer you a romantic and impressive view of the square with the fountain.
A visit and a stop at Villa Borghese is a must. One of the most beautiful and popular parks in Rome, it offers walks and moments of unique relaxation, such as the beautiful views of the city that it offers. From the Pincio terrace you have a beautiful view of Piazza del Popolo and St. Peter’s Dome, which can be glimpsed between the rooftops of Rome.
Another milestone of your Roman weekend can only be the Trevi Fountain complete with the tossing of a coin and making a wish! Our tour continues to the Pantheon, the Temple of all the gods, still intact from ancient Rome!
Piazza Navona and Fountain of the Four Rivers are just minutes from the Pantheon: you can not skip the stage. The special feature of this square, among the most popular of Rome, is the elongated form, as built on the Stadium of Domiziano.
Towards the Tiber, you arrive in front of Ponte Sant’Angelo and the wonderful view of Castel Sant’Angelo: It’s impossible not to be fascinated! The Vatican with St. Peter’s are just minutes away: St. Peter’s Square and its Basilica are a major stop on our tour, including the Vatican Museums! For more information click here: Visit to the Vatican.
South of the city, the last 3 monuments of Rome, known throughout the world: the Imperial Forum and the Colosseum. The Piazza Venezia overlooking the beautiful Altar of Peace, Palazzo Venezia and the Capitol.
Entering via dei Fori Imperiali, one of the most beautiful streets of Rome, you will find on the left, the Foro di Trajan, beautiful and evocative, and finally arrive at the Coliseum, imposing, majestic and impressive.
Our weekend in Rome ends here: the most beautiful and important attractions for to you visit. If the bad weather will accompany you in your visit to the capital, I suggest you read Rome if it rains: 10 things not to be missed.
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