Only Three Days in Rome? Look at All You Can Do!

Italy, Rome Guide (B): Only Three Days in Rome? Look at All You Can Do!

Our Rome visit came at the end of a two-week self-guided tour through northern Italy. We had seen a lot already, and we didn’t want more of the same. We were not disappointed. Three days in Rome was long enough for us to make some wonderful memories. Keep reading and you’ll learn what made our visit memorable…and why it was so good to travel with family!

Rome was our last stop on a trip with my husband, my daughter, and her husband. My son-in-law served a church mission in Italy a few years ago and had always wanted to return. When he and my daughter invited us to join them, I was thrilled. Traveling with your family is so much fun! You will have shared memories that last a lifetime AND traveling together cuts costs for all of you–apartment, car rental, even meals. Oh! And my SIL speaks fluent Italian–another bonus!

With a three-day stay in Rome, we could take advantage of an apartment rental. I found a great deal with Homeaway. I was a little nervous because this particular apartment had no reviews yet, but I took a chance because I liked the location and amenities. It was a fantastic price–only 300 euros for three nights for four adults (you’d never get a hotel room for two for only 50 euros a night!). It also helped us feel a little more like a local. You know, “When in Rome…” We shopped at a neighborhood market (Carrefour) and cooked our own dinners each night. We enjoyed meals of pasta, focaccia bread, and caprese salad. And just down the street was the most heavenly gelateria, called Gelateria la Romana. We left our rental car in a parking garage for our entire stay and used the metro. And here’s what we did during our stay: ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Only Three Days in Rome? Look at All You Can Do!
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Gelateria La Romana   Roman Forum & Palatine Hill   San Pietro in Vinculi   Colosseum   Dakota   Pantheon   Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola   Trevi Fountain   Spanish Steps   Chiesa della Trinita dei Monti   Piazza della Repubblica   Basilica Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri  
Author: Tamara Wilcox
Read it on author's website: http://www.postcardsandpassports.com/onlythreedaysinrome-day-one/

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