Rome is one of the oldest cities in Italy and also the most beautiful location with incredible things to explore. With historical landmarks, Roman architecture, huge archeological sites, magnificent churches, old museums and the famous Colosseum. At Yacht Charters Italy, we will let you explore all these stunning places and bring you to all the gorgeous beaches near Rome to ensure you spend your time here like the Romans do. So we've prepared the best guide for you on how to spend your vacationin Rome, Italy.

Tourist Attractions to Visit in Rome

Colosseum: Start with the Colosseum - the largest amphitheater in the Roman Empire. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the most visited attraction in Rome with 4 million people visiting it annually.

St. Peter’s Square: This iconic place features beautiful statues of religious figures and previous popes.

Roman Forum: These are important Roman ruins in Italy. You will find the ruins of various temples, squares and arches.

Piazza Navona: This magnificent oval-shaped public space is lined with restaurants, souvenir shops and cafes. You can see the city’s Baroque art on display and picturesque streets here.

Vatican Museums: With 7km of halls and corridors, Vatican Museums features the world's greatest art collections. Check out the Vaticanpalace, the 15th-century Palazzetto di Belvedere, Pinacoteca, Museo Chiaromonti& Braccio Nuovo, Museo Pio-Clementino, Museo Gregoriano Egizio, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, Galleria delle Carte Geografiche and Stanze di Raffaello.

St. Peter’s Basilica: You will be amazed to see the church’s architectural majesty. This pilgrimage site boasts the great bronze Baldacchinoand Michelangelo’s Pietà.

Other attractions: Pantheon, Sistine Chapel, Castle Saint Angelo, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Trastevere, Galleria Borghese, Quirinale Palace, Piazza Venezia, Villa Farnesina, Ponte Sant Angelo, Villa Borghese, MAXXI, Giolitti, Palatine Hill and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant’Angelo among others.

Best Beaches in Rome

'Al mare’ (at the sea) is a favorite pastime of Italians and Rome has stunning beaches that are close in proximity. When you hire our yacht charter services, you get to experience the Roman coastline in an incredible way. You can immerse yourself in the pristine blue waters of the Mediterranean or soak up some sun on the deck while we show you the best beaches. Here is a list of beaches you must visit when in Rome:

  • Santa Marinella: This lovely beach is located in a quaint bay with clear waters and plenty of lounge chairs. Arrive early as the beach fills up fast.
  • Anzio: Anzio has a historical interest but also boasts a beautiful beach. Its long sandy beach looks even more fantastic with the view of the Emperor Nero’s seaside villa. The beach has golden sand and clear waters. Its thriving harbor features many restaurants that serve the best seafood.
  • Santa Severa: If you’re looking for a memorable beach experience and Instagram-worthy location, head to Santa Severa. There is a magnificent castle and some rocky alcoves here.
  • Ostia: It has a large public beach with stabilimenti along the boardwalk. It is the closest and cleanest beach near Rome.
  • Gaeta: This beach boasts beautiful waters and fine golden sand. Gaeta is 75 miles away from Rome and features an Aragonesecastle, ancientmausoleums and medieval churches.
  • Other beaches: Sabaudia, Ladispoli, Fregene and Sperlonga.

Best Hotels and Restaurants

Best Hotels: From private penthouse residences, luxury villas to hotels with all-out Italian inspiration, you will find everything in Rome when it comes to accommodation. Some of the top hotels in Rome are Gram Melia Rome, Nobildonne Relais, Hotel de Russie, Elizabeth Unique Hotel, Hotel de la Ville, Rome Cavalieri, Alph Rome Hotel, Portrait Roma, Fendi Private Suites, Palazzo Montemartini, etc.

Best Restaurants: Rome has countless culinary gems, where you will find classic pasta dishes, breaded lamb cutlet and pecorino-and-sage bruschetta. Some of the most recommended restaurants to try Italian classics are Checchino dal 1887, Pro Loco Pinciano, Lanificio Cucina, La Tavernaccia, Altrove Ristorante, Seu Pizza Illuminati, Santo Palato, Madre and more.

Things to do in Rome

  • Explore: Just wander and explore Rome on foot, bus, private transport, or whatever suits your group. Rome has so much to show you. Take a stroll along the Via Appia Antica, wanderthrough ancient Thermal Baths, visit all museums, churches and squares, marvel at the art collections and architecture, walk in the steps of Gladiators under the Colosseum, visit the fairy-tale like neighborhoods of Rome, or go to the beaches of the nearby towns.
  • Eat, Drink, and Shop: A city nicknamed “Capital of the World”, Rome is soaked in history, culture and food. The city’s gastronomic landscape is huge and the amazing restaurants compliment it. As a visitor,you will be endlessly satisfied with the traditional foods and fresh flavors in Rome. From gelatos, pasta, street foods, salumi&formaggi to wine and beer, everything you ask, you can find it here. When in Rome, shop till you drop. Visit designer boutiques, vintage shops and expert artisans to bring home souvenirs for your home and loved ones.
  • Beaches: There aren’t beaches in the city, but many near it. As we mentioned earlier, these beaches are easily accessible via public transportation, but when you hire us, you get comfort, luxury and time to explore not only the beaches but also the cities’ wonders.
  • Classes & Workshops: Rome offers various cooking classes, food tours and pottery workshops. You can learn to cook pasta, take wine tasting tours, or even become a chef for a day.

Rome is a wonderful city full of museums, ruins, architectural splendors and phenomenal shopping. Even a week is not enough to experience what Rome has to offer. So when travelling to Rome, hire our luxury yacht charter. We have a range of luxurious yachts to cater to your vacation and occasions needs. Whether you’re coming here on a 2-week trip or looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Rome on a special occasion like a birthday, anniversary, or corporate event, we can meet your expectations and needs. Our crewed charters are equipped with all the amenities you need and our professional staff stays with 24/7 to provide personalized services.

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