The Ultimate Rome Bucket List: Top 30 things to do in Rome

The Ultimate Rome Bucket List: Top 30 things to do in Rome

Rome has plenty to offer the discerning tourist, but when you have a guide book stuffed full of ideas and inspiration there’s almost too much to choose from. So, we’ve compiled our own bucket list of things to do in Rome when you visit:

  1. Throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain
  2. Partake in a tour at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini
  3. Eat lunch outside the Pantheon
  4. Climb the Spanish Steps
  5. Go to the museum of Roman Ships at Fiumicino
  6. Seek out some modern architecture in the EUR district
  7. Head to Pyramid of Cestius
  8. Wander round the Colosseum
  9. Visit on of the many street markets
  10. Explore the Vatican City
  11. Walk the Appian Way
  12. Go on a Caravaggio tour in Palazzo Doria Pamphilj
  13. Visit the House of the Owls
  14. Et tu Brute… visit Largo di Torre Argentina (where you’ll also find a cat sanctuary)
  15. Watch a summer concert at Teatro Marcello
  16. Go to Galleria Sciarra
  17. Walk round the Galeria Antica ghost town
  18. Take a photo in the Galleria Sciarra
  19. Enjoy a sunset drink on the roof at Hotel Eitch Borromini
  20. Look through the keyhole at Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta on the Aventine Hill
  21. Admire the gardens at Villa Doria Pamphili
  22. Tour the ancient thermal baths of Caracalla
  23. Go bargain hunting at the Porta Portese Market (on Sundays)
  24. Head underground in the Santa Maria della Concezione crypts
  25. Visit the Mithraeum at Circus Maximus
  26. Put your hand in the Mouth of Truth
  27. Walk the Via Appia
  28. Go to the pasta museum
  29. Tour the Zuccari Palace
  30. Visit the Mamertine Prison

Feeling inspired?