10 things to do in Rome

Italy was our second stop on our European adventure, with five days in Rome after leaving Athens. Again, not nearly enough time to see everything we wanted to and no time to just relax. Every single day was full on; we did a full first day of Coliseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill in the…

Day 10 – Last day in Rome

We had to check out of our apartment by 12, and unfortunately we couldn’t leave our bags there. We were catching a night train to Venice and it wasn’t departing Rome until 10.30pm. Termini station has a bag deposit area in the underground bit and you’re looking at €6 for the first 5 hours, then…

Day 8 – Rome

We slept in till almost lunchtime, unsurprisingly. We’ve been having dinner at 10-11pm each night, bed about 1am then up again early most days. It’s nice to have a sleep in every few days to recharge a bit. First order of business for the day: espresso and gelato! I was disappointed that I hadn’t had…

Day 7 – Rome – Colosseum, Roman Forum and the Vatican

Our first proper day in Rome had an early start. We had booked a Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine hill tour in the morning, followed by the Vatican, Vatican Museum and St Peter’s Basilica tour in the afternoon, through the same company. We were completely exhausted from the previous day in Athens, so it was…