24 Hours in Rome Travel Guide

Check out Tony's picks for the best places to visit during a short stay in Rome.


Activities
Roma Termini Station
Tony endearingly refers to Termini as the "center of suck-dom" due to the high concentration of people.
  • Piazza di Cinquecento
  • Rome, Lazio 185 Italy

Roma Termini Station

Tony endearingly refers to Termini as the "center of suck-dom" due to the high concentration of people.
Piazza di Cinquecento Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 0647003
Ponte Fabricio
Tony enjoys the view from Rome's oldest bridge.
  • Ponte Fabricio 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Rome, Lazio 186 Italy

Ponte Fabricio

Tony enjoys the view from Rome's oldest bridge.
Ponte Fabricio 00186 Rome, Italy Rome, Lazio, Italy
Sora Maria in Prati
Tony suggests Sora Maria for la grattachecca, "slushy, snowcone-like treats with sweet syrup poured over mixed fruit."
  • 82 Via Padre Vitale
  • Rome, Lazio 00125 Italy

Sora Maria in Prati

Tony suggests Sora Maria for la grattachecca, "slushy, snowcone-like treats with sweet syrup poured over mixed fruit."
82 Via Padre Vitale Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: +39 06 521 5440
Protestant Cemetery
"You can channel your inner Byron by moping around the graves of John Keats or Percy Shelley."
  • Via Caio Cestio 6
  • Rome, Lazio 153 Italy

Protestant Cemetery

"You can channel your inner Byron by moping around the graves of John Keats or Percy Shelley."
Via Caio Cestio 6 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 574 1900
Gianicolo in Trastevere
Tony takes in the view of Rome from this scenic vantage point, a great spot to watch the sun set over the city.
  • Pizalle Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • Rome, Lazio Italy

Gianicolo in Trastevere

Tony takes in the view of Rome from this scenic vantage point, a great spot to watch the sun set over the city.
Pizalle Giuseppe Garibaldi Rome, Lazio, Italy
Cinema al Belvedere
"An open-air terrace with a view of the Colosseum. In the summer months they show movies. There's even an outdoor cocktail lounge: the Elefunk Kitchen Club."
  • Via Fori Imperiali
  • Rome, Lazio Italy

Cinema al Belvedere

"An open-air terrace with a view of the Colosseum. In the summer months they show movies. There's even an outdoor cocktail lounge: the Elefunk Kitchen Club."
Via Fori Imperiali Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 32 98 47 92 82

Hotels
Hotel de Russie
A "swankadelic" hotel in the city’s historical center. Tony recommends the Hotel de Russie if you want to "blow it out and live large…and pay bigtime for the privilege."
  • Via del Babuino 9
  • Rome, Lazio 187 Italy

Hotel de Russie

A "swankadelic" hotel in the city’s historical center. Tony recommends the Hotel de Russie if you want to "blow it out and live large…and pay bigtime for the privilege."
Via del Babuino 9 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 32 88 81

Restaurants & Bars
Café Faggiani
Tony and his friend Sara stop in for a classic Roman breakfast: a cappuccino and a cornetto.
  • Via Giuseppe Ferrari 23
  • Rome, Lazio 195 Italy

Café Faggiani

Tony and his friend Sara stop in for a classic Roman breakfast: a cappuccino and a cornetto.
Via Giuseppe Ferrari 23 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 39 73 97 42
Pascucci in Centro
"For the classic Roman frullati, their version of a fruit smoothie. The misto amalfi is the house specialty, and it's good."
  • Via di Torre Argentina 20
  • Rome, Lazio 186 Italy

Pascucci in Centro

"For the classic Roman frullati, their version of a fruit smoothie. The misto amalfi is the house specialty, and it's good."
Via di Torre Argentina 20 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 68 64 81 6
I Porchettoni
Tony and Sara enjoy a mid-morning snack of porchetta and Peroni.
  • Via dei Marrucini 18
  • Rome, Lazio 185 Italy

I Porchettoni

Tony and Sara enjoy a mid-morning snack of porchetta and Peroni.
Via dei Marrucini 18 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 87 86 0066
Sora Lella
Tony meets Chef Bonci at Sora Lella for lunch. They have polpette, suppli alla carbonara, coratella, caprese, and abbacchio alla cacciatora.
  • Via di Ponte Quattro Capi 16
  • Rome, Lazio 186 Italy

Sora Lella

Tony meets Chef Bonci at Sora Lella for lunch. They have polpette, suppli alla carbonara, coratella, caprese, and abbacchio alla cacciatora.
Via di Ponte Quattro Capi 16 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 68 61 60 1
E Volpetti in Testaccio
"These Italian deli/grocery stores known as alimentari or salumeria are the perfect place to stock up on some of Rome's best flavors: salami, prosciutto, cheeses, olives, wine…all in one place."
  • Via Marmorata 47, 00153
  • Rome, Lazio 186 Italy

E Volpetti in Testaccio

"These Italian deli/grocery stores known as alimentari or salumeria are the perfect place to stock up on some of Rome's best flavors: salami, prosciutto, cheeses, olives, wine…all in one place."
Via Marmorata 47, 00153 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 57 42 35 2
Filetti di Baccala in Centro
"For some of the best fried codfish around."
  • Largo dei Librari 88
  • Rome, Lazio 186 Italy

Filetti di Baccala in Centro

"For some of the best fried codfish around."
Largo dei Librari 88 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 686 40 18
Café Vitti in Centro
Tony gets an afternoon espresso.
  • Piazza di San Lorenzo in Lucina 33
  • Rome, Lazio 186 Italy

Café Vitti in Centro

Tony gets an afternoon espresso.
Piazza di San Lorenzo in Lucina 33 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 68 76 30 4
Gelateria dei Gracchi
Tony calls this gelateria the "best of the best."
  • Via dei Gracchi 272
  • Rome, Lazio 190 Italy

Gelateria dei Gracchi

Tony calls this gelateria the "best of the best."
Via dei Gracchi 272 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 321 66 68
Pizzarium
Tony visits Chef Gabriele Bonci’s pizza shop and samples some of his insanely popular seasonal concoctions. The unassuming place is a contender for Rome's best pizza al taglio (by the slice). Eat standing up and wash it down with a chilled beer.
  • 43 Via della Meloria
  • Rome, Lazio 136 Italy

Pizzarium

Tony visits Chef Gabriele Bonci’s pizza shop and samples some of his insanely popular seasonal concoctions. The unassuming place is a contender for Rome's best pizza al taglio (by the slice). Eat standing up and wash it down with a chilled beer.
43 Via della Meloria Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06.39.74.54.16
Freni e Frizioni in Trastevere
Tony stops at Freni e Frizioni for a few afternoon negronis (equal parts gin, Campari and sweet vermouth).
  • Via del Politeama 4/6
  • Rome, Lazio 153 Italy

Freni e Frizioni in Trastevere

Tony stops at Freni e Frizioni for a few afternoon negronis (equal parts gin, Campari and sweet vermouth).
Via del Politeama 4/6 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 39 06 45497499
Angelina in Lungotevere
"A swank swimming pool bar located on the Tiber near Ponte Sant'Angelo."
  • 24/A Via Galvani
  • Rome, Lazio 00153 Italy

Angelina in Lungotevere

"A swank swimming pool bar located on the Tiber near Ponte Sant'Angelo."
24/A Via Galvani Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: +39 800 089 859
Ristoro Degli Angeli
"Great pastas, great seafood dishes, and the specialty (and it's excellent), a fettuccine with butter, parmigiana, and toasted sesame seeds."
  • Via Luigi Orlando 2
  • Rome, Lazio 154 Italy

Ristoro Degli Angeli

"Great pastas, great seafood dishes, and the specialty (and it's excellent), a fettuccine with butter, parmigiana, and toasted sesame seeds."
Via Luigi Orlando 2 Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 06 51 43 60 20
La Giorgione
Tony visits this street cart in search of late-night meat.

La Giorgione

Tony visits this street cart in search of late-night meat.
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Cacio e Pepe in Prati
Tony has cacio e pepe at this appropriately-named restaurant before he leaves Rome.
  • 11 Via Giuseppe Avezzana
  • Rome, Lazio 195 Italy

Cacio e Pepe in Prati

Tony has cacio e pepe at this appropriately-named restaurant before he leaves Rome.
11 Via Giuseppe Avezzana Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 06 32 17 26 8
Betto e Mary
Tony goes to this unassuming neighborhood place that serves quintessential Roman cuisine and doesn't cater to tourists--Tony samples shaved horse meat, tripe and sweetbreads.
  • 99 Via dei Savorgnan
  • Rome, Lazio 176 Italy

Betto e Mary

Tony goes to this unassuming neighborhood place that serves quintessential Roman cuisine and doesn't cater to tourists--Tony samples shaved horse meat, tripe and sweetbreads.
99 Via dei Savorgnan Rome, Lazio, Italy
Phone: 06 64 77 10 96

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