3 Day Itinerary for Rome Story

By Loredana Elena

Introduction

3 Day Itinerary for Rome Story

3 Days is just enough time to scratch the surface of everything Rome has to offer, and this jam-packed 3... Read more

Day 1

Get to Know the Famous Romans

Rome, also known as 'The Eternal City', was founded in 753 BC by the Romans. And despite the passing of... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

The Roman Forum

The Roman Forum is a rectangular plaza that was once the centre of everyday Roman life, holding everything from public... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Palatine Hill

Palatine Hill is where Rome was founded. It is considered to be one of the most ancient parts of the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Colosseum

Nothing brings to mind the ancient Romans more than the famous Colosseum. Built around 70 AD by Emperors Vespasian and... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Baths of Trajan

The Baths of Trajan are the remains of a recreational complex and ancient Roman baths from 104 AD. Unfortunately, a... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Capitoline Museum

Capitoline Museum is located on top of Capitoline Hill in Rome and is considered to be one of the first... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Pantheon

The last stop of Day 1 is the Pantheon - the temple of all gods. It is free to enter.... Read more

Day 2

A History Lesson in the Vatican City

The Vatican City, a city-state in Rome known as the 'Holy See,' is home to the Pope and the Catholic... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

St. Peter’s Square

St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro) is in front of St. Peter's Basilica and is the centre of the Vatican... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

St. Peter’s Basilica

Located in the heart of the Vatican City, right by the Piazza San Pietro, is a 16th-century shrine built on... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

The Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums are a group of art museums under one name. All of them have mostly Christian themes and... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Pergamino Cafe

Pergamino Cafe is conveniently located no more than a 5-minute walk from the Vatican Museums. It's a great place to... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 5

The Vatican Gardens

After a busy day exploring and admiring the architecture and art of the Vatican City, it might be nice to... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 6

Walk Along the Tiber River

Once you are done with your guided tour of the Vatican Gardens, start to head towards the Tiber River for... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 7

Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere

Built in the 3rd century, the Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere - or the Basilica of Our Lady in... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 8

Trastevere District

Trastevere neighbourhood is a hip, bohemian area of Rome that tends to attract the younger crowds. It is filled with... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 9

Tiber Island

Tiber Island, or Isola Tiberina in Italian, is a charming little island located in the middle of the Tiber River... Read more

Day 3

Walking Tour of More Historical Sights in Rome

For your third day in Rome, explore more of the city's famous European landmarks, such as the Trevi Fountain and... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Castel Sant'Angelo

Begin your third day a little later than usual at Castel Sant'Angelo, which was built sometime between 123 – 139... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Stroll Through Piazza Navona

Nothing evokes Italian culture more than the Piazza Navona. While walking through the square, soak in the atmosphere for a... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

Largo di Torre Argentina

The Largo di Torre Argentina is a bit of an odd attraction. Once a tower and home to Johann Burchard... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Lunch at Pizza Florida

I don't have much to say about this place other than it has amazing pizza at very reasonable prices -... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 5

Altar of the Fatherland

The Altar of the Fatherland Monument, also known as the Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II in Italian, or the Victor... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 6

Trajan's Column

Trajan's Column is a free-standing structure built to honour Emperor Trajan. It is known for its spiral bas relief and... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 7

Trajan's Market

Trajan's Market is not just another site of Roman Ruins, although technically it is, as it has changed with the... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 8

Trevi Fountain

You have probably already noticed that there are a lot of fountains in Rome, and by now, you might even... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 9

Spanish Steps - Scalina Spagna

The Scalina Spagna, or the Spanish Steps, is a set of 138 Roman Baroque-style steps that was built in 1723.... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 10

Villa Borghese Gardens

It is nice to finish your last long day of exploring in Rome by surrounding yourself with more nature. So... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary,

I hope you found this 3 Day Itinerary for Rome useful for planning your upcoming trip to this charming and... Read more