3 Days in Rome The Perfect Itinerary with Optional 4th Day


Rome packs in more sights and attractions than any other city in Europe. There are so many things to see in Rome, we’ve put together a 3-day Rome itinerary to help you plan your time in the Eternal City.

We’ve included where to stay in Rome, how to get around, and a fabulous three-day Rome itinerary with an optional 4th day to ensure you see the best attractions.

Day 1 Ancient Rome Colosseum and Ancient Sites

Three of the oldest and most important historical sites in Rome are located in the same area, and all three are accessed with one ticket.

The Colosseum

The Colosseum, built to hold up to 80,000 spectators, is still the largest amphitheater ever built. Surviving earthquakes, fires, wars, and riots, 2,000 years later, it continues to draw a crowd.

Day 2 Rome City Center

On day 2 of your three days in Rome itinerary, you’re going to head to the center and cross off a few big Italy bucket list items, like the famous Trevi Fountain.

Piazza Campo de’ FioriCorfu

During the day, a lively market brimming with flowers and local produce makes it an excellent spot for a coffee and a little people-watching. At night, the square comes alive again with bars and restaurants.

Day 3 Vatican City and Trastevere

On the last day of your 3 days in Rome itinerary, we’re heading to the smallest country in the world – Vatican City.

Visiting The Vatican Museums

Start your day at the Museums. Early in the morning, you can enjoy the museums leisurely and in relative peace.

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