Walking in Rome: From Vatican City to Trastevere

Italy, Rome Guide (B): Walking in Rome: From Vatican City to Trastevere

We walked from Vatican City to Trastevere, starting early in the morning, and finishing after nightfall. However, we took plenty of breaks to enjoy the beautiful views over Rome, grab a bite or have a drink.

We left the place we were staying at early in the morning and bought some tasty pastry products on the way. Then, we got on the subway to Ottaviano, walked a bit, passing by Piazza del Risorgimento, and ending in Piazza San Pietro. Though it was before 8 in the morning, there was already a line to pass the security check for Basilica San Pietro and its Dome. However, it was short and it was in the shadow. While we were waiting for our turn and enjoying our breakfast in line, the queue got larger and larger, all the way to the entrance in the Piazza San Pietro, if you’re coming from Via della Conciliazione. All in all, I don’t think we spent more than 20 minutes waiting. Then, we went through the security check and decided to start with St. Peter’s Dome. So remember kids: the early bird catches the worm! It’s worth making an exception and getting there early, even if you’re not a morning person. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Walking in Rome: From Vatican City to Trastevere
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Piazza del Risorgimento   Piazza San Pietro   Basilica San Pietro   Vatican Museums   Sistine Chapel   Mercato Trionfale   Pizzarium Bonci   Via Della Concilizione   Palazzo Torlonia   Palazzo dei Penitenzieri   Santa Maria in Traspontina   Santo Spirito in Sassia   Museum Leonardo da Vinci Experience   Castel Sant'Angelo   Ponte Sant'Angelo   Ponte Vittorio Emmanuelle II   Passeggiata del Gianicolo   Piazzale Garibaldi   Fontana Del'Acqua Paola   Chiesa di San Pietro in Montorio   Basilica Di Santa Maria in Trastevere   Chiesa di San Francisco a Ripa Grande   Chiesa Rettoria Di Santa Cecilia   Villa Farnesina   Open Door Bookshop   Amost Corner Bookshop   Pons Cestius   Isola Tiberina   Ponte Sisto   Pizzaria Dar Poeta   Largo Di Torre Argentina   Ponte Garibaldi   Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary  
Author: Mirela Vaduva
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