Alumni Insider’s Travel Guide: When in Rome

1 Sep 2016 | by Les Roches


When in Rome… do as Michele does! Les Roches alumnus Michele Romita (Les Roches Bluche, 2012) shares his tips for getting the best out of the Eternal City. Born in Bari, Italy, Michele has been working in Rome since 2014 as International Product Manager for Italy at Tourico Holidays. Check out his list of can’t-miss destinations in Rome and get ready for your next trip!

Attractions: A nice sightseeing tour in the historical center of Rome, the Eternal City, in order to see Trevi Fountain, Navona Fountain, Spanish Steps and Square, Colosseum, Imperial Fora, St. Peter’s Basilica, St. Peter’s Square, Roman Forum, Castel and Ponte Sant’Angelo, the Vatican Area, Ancient City center and the Vatican Museum.

Trevi Fountain
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The Colosseum
Ponte sant angelo Rome
Ponte Sant’Angelo and St. Peter’s Basilica

Shopping: do not miss Via Del Corso, Via Cola di Rienzo and Via Condotti.

Via Condotti, Rome, Italy
Via Condotti

Aperitif: the top three areas for a typical Italian aperitif are Via Veneto, Monti and Vatican City (suggestion: La Zanzara Restaurant).

La zanzara restaurant rome
La Zanzara Restaurant

Dinner & Nightlife: indeed Trastevere neighborhood (suggestion: Da Enzo al 29 restaurant).

Hotels: La Griffe MGallery Collection 5*, Hotel Orange 4* and Nord Nuova Roma 3*. Taking their star rating into account, all of them are good value for money.

La Griffe MGallery Collection hotel Rome
Room at La Griffe MGallery Collection 5* hotel


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