Best Time To Visit Rome

The peak travel months to Rome are during the months of March, May, June.

Rome is Italy’s capital. Ancient ruins such as the Forum and the Colosseum evoke the power of the former Roman Empire. Vatican City has St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums housing masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes.

The 18th-century Spanish Steps sit at the heart of Rome’s high-end shopping district. Visitors toss coins into the iconic baroque Trevi Fountain. The Pantheon holds Raphael’s Renaissance-era tomb. Rome’s hearty cuisine includes such traditional dishes as carbonara, amatriciana and saltimbocca. Activities range from seeing Verdi’s classic operas at Teatro dell’Opera to club hopping in Testaccio which was once the city’s slaughterhouse district.

Map of Rome