Fantastic Day Trips From Rome

We have learned that Rome’s proximity to other Italian cities makes it a very logical base for exploring more of Italy without too much effort.

There are so many great day trips from Rome that it makes sense to spend a little longer in Italy’s capital.

Vatican City

Visitors can marvel at some of the world’s most famous works of art in St. Peter’s Basilica and take in a stunning view from atop St. Peter’s Square.

Castelli Romani

These picturesque hillside settlements are among some of the most popular day trips from Rome, offering visitors a glimpse into traditional Italian life.


Beyond the grand villas bulging with artworks gifted by a bygone Roman aristocracy, you can savor local wine while feasting at one of its renowned fraschette eateries.

Castel Gandolfo

From visiting the Papal Palace and its beautiful gardens to exploring the town with its charming streets, quaint shops, and trattorias, there’s something here for everyone.


Tivoli was once celebrated for its majestic villas built by Roman emperors. It retains much of its grandeur with several preserved structures, such as Hadrian’s Villa and Villa d’Est.

Hadrian’s Villa

The villa is adorned with carefully preserved, intricate mosaics and frescoes. Its grand scale makes it one of Italy’s most impressive archaeological sites.

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