Explore Baroque Palaces and Archaeological Monuments with Experience Rome by Lonely Planet



Lonely Planet’s Experience Rome is your guide to unforgettable experiences and local surprises. Explore the city’s ancient icons, gaze at Michelangelo’s masterpieces, and eat a Roman meal in a neighbourhood trattoria - all guided by local experts with fresh perspectives.

Discover newly opened sections of Rome's most famous archaeological monuments. Explore local markets to get a feel for the city's multicultural character. Step into baroque palaces and majestic cathedrals to admire the work of legendary artists. Stand in awe before the masterpieces of the Vatican. Enjoy a slice of pizza rossa as you seek out eye-catching murals in up-and-coming neighbourhoods. Hop from piazza to piazza and take in the elegance of the city's monumental fountains. 

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Inside Lonely Planet’s Experience Rome:

- Unique experiences to string together for an unforgettable trip

- Inspiring full-colour travel photography and maps throughout

- Pull-out Rome map (included in print version)

- Highlights and neighbourhood trip builders to help tailor a trip to your personal needs and interests

- Insights from local experts take you to the heart of the place - ancient relics, trattoria, piazzas, romance, gelato, the dolce vita lifestyle.

- Fresh perspectives and insider tips to surprise you with things you hadn’t thought of, as well as fresh takes on the well-known sights

- Day trips for easy escapes from the city

- Practical info and tips on money, getting around on the metro, unique and local ways to stay, and responsible travel

Covers Ancient Rome, Centro Storico, Tridente, Trevi & the Quirinale, Vatican City, Borgo & Prati, Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo, Trastevere & Gianicolo, San Giovanni & Testaccio, Villa Borghese & Northern Rome, Southern Rome and more

Writers: Elisa Colarossi, Angela Corrias, Angelo Zinna

Uncover Rome’s best experiences and get away from the everyday!