7 Things You Need to Do in Rome

Written by Grace & Silas

There are more things to do in Rome besides seeing the Colosseum or visiting the Vatican. And if you want to have a different experience than just seeing the main attractions, then there are plenty of great experiences.

So check out these 10 things to do in Rome that go beyond just the regular tourist attractions. 

Ancient Mosaic-Making Workshop in Rome

You can learn the art of mosaic making! Located near the Colosseum, there is a historical studio where you can create your own mosaic and take it home with you. The class offers hands-on training and is great for a family or group activity.

You can find more info on this class here.

Tour Ghost Towns in Rome

These towns in Rome have been abandoned for years. And it’s still unknown as to why some of them were left. The houses are beautiful and covered in ivy. So have an adventure for the day and explore the mysteries of these abandoned places.

Trastevere Walking Food Tour

Take a tour through the historic Roman district of Trastevere. You will experience the district’s most important and secret sights, and at the end of the walk, you will get to enjoy an authentic Italian meal in a beautiful lush garden.

Roman Catacombs

Venture into Roman catacombs and learn the stories of the ancients. You will be taken to a few places of interest, such as Basilica San Clemente and the famous Bone Chapel. You then will have the option to enjoy an Italian meal, or continue to explore on your own.

Take a Pasta Cooking Class in Rome

Take a local cooking class with a local chef. You can prepare your pasta dough from scratch, and learn how to make many different Italian pasta cuts. Then you can enjoy a wonderful meal afterwards and relax after a few hours of cooking.

Skip-the-Line Breakfast Tour of the Vatican’s Museum

Skip the line with a laid-back tour of the Vatican museum, including the Sistine Chapel. Enjoy an Italian breakfast before going inside to enjoy many pieces of beautiful historic art and architecture.

Trionfale Market

Take a stroll through the food markets and learn up on the history before you go! It’s a great place to indulge in dishes and there are so many things you can try!

If you’re planning a visit to Rome and want to have some amazing experiences, then definitely try these out and let us know what you think!


Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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