Quick Guide to Rome

Rome has always been one of Europe’s most popular cities – and with that popularity comes a lot of tourists. Some would argue that Rome is better known for it’s tourist traps than it’s historic sights, so it’s a good thing I’ve prepared this Quick Guide to Rome to steer you in the right direction!
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  • B&B de Monti Colosseo in Monti is a fantastic bed & breakfast at a very reasonable price. This place is a gem. 

Cute red car on the streets in Rome


  • The Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps are all must-see spots.
  • The Pantheon and Piazza Navona are also places you should visit.
  • Monti was my favourite neighbourhood, and worth a visit!
  • Vatican City with St Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel is incredibly impressive.
  • Monumento Nazionale a Vittoria Emanuele II is one of my favourite buildings in this historic city. 

The Colosseum in Rome on a sunny day


  • Ristorante Roma Sparita is still my favourite Rome restaurant. 
  • For the best tiramisu of your life head to Pompi.
  • Prefer cannoli? Ciuri Ciuri is the best cannoli outside of Sicily.
  • Looking for the freshest food made with local ingredients? Palatium wine bar has a killer food menu to go with their huge selection of wine.

Eating pasta in Rome at a cliche restaurant


  • Il Piccolo for a no-fuss, casual night of great wine. Floor to ceiling wooden shelves filled with hundreds of Italian wines to choose from. The trendy staff and great music makes this place a real gem.
  • For a chic affair try Palatium wine bar near the Spanish Steps.