12 Fabulous Free Things to Do in Rome

You don’t have to spend a small fortune to experience the Italian capital. Spare some time in your Rome itinerary and reward yourself and your budget with some of Rome’s best free attractions.

You might even glean a different view of the Eternal City. Whether you’re on a tight budget or want to splurge on other things, these fabulous free Rome attractions will set you on the right track.

Wander Through Trastevere

Trastevere, the colorful and vibrant neighborhood across the river Tiber, is perhaps Rome’s loveliest and most picturesque neighborhood.

Tour guides on free walking tours are also a wealth of knowledge about the best locals tips on what to do, how to get around, where to eat etc.

Join a Free Walking Tour

Visit the Pantheon

One of the most interesting aspects of the Pantheon is the hole in the centre of the domed ceiling.

The unique design feature not only creates a fantastic atmosphere when the sun shines through, but it also makes a visit in the rain or snow exceptional.

The residential EUR neighborhood is not on many tourists’ radar, but if you’re interested in modern Italian history, it’s well worth a visit.

Look at Fascist Architecture in the EUR Neighborhood

Head to the Trevi Fountain

Without a doubt, one of Rome’s most famous free attractions, we recommend an early start for the magnificent Trevi Fountain, or, even late at night.

Galleria Sciarra – The Secret Art Nouveu Courtyard

The palatial courtyard was intended as a shopping mall, which, had it come to fruition, would have been the most beautiful in Rome.

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