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Two weeks in Italy: First time travel

Published: Sep, 2020 | Travel Date: Aug - Sep 2019
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Delicious food? Wonderful people? Stunning nature? We've found all of this during our first two-weeks trip to Italy. It was pretty difficult to choose between the cities and places to visit, because we wanted to both relax and to see all the sightseeing which is Italy popular for, to try all the great food they serve and to see these wonderful and friendly people.

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  • General Information

    It would've been a pity not to visit Roma in the first trip to Italy, so we did it! Some can say that four days is very few days, but we've spend them wisely, visited most of the "must go" places and had several beautiful dinners afterwards.

    Accommodation
    Arnobio Vatican Suites

    Wonderful place with a super-friendly and helpful host. It's a bit out of the city-center, so you probably would need to use bus. However, not too far from the Vatican.

    Activities and Sights
      Colosseum

      A "must to go" place in Roma. We've bought tickets beforehand using: coopculture.it and also visited Roman Forum.


      Spanish Steps, Piazza di Spagna

      It was too crowded during the day. I'd suggest going there in the early morning.


      Trevi Fountain

      Too crowded during the day. Come here in the morning. The fountain itself is marvelous!


      Vatican Museum

      An another must-to-go place. It's impossible to write about this place, you have to see it yourself. Going there another time, I would prefer night excursion, because it's very crowded during the day. Make sure to buy tickets in advance, we've used tickets.museivaticani.va for that..


      Foro Romano

      We've been there in the evening, almost before the closure. Enjoyed this place very much.


      La Sagra del Vino da Candido

      Beautiful restaurant with traditional Roma cuisine. Don't look for any pizza here!


      Salvatore Di Matteo Le Gourmet

      Delicious Naples style restaurant. One of the most delicious pizza we've tried during our trip. This place was recommended by our apartment's host.


      Castel Romano outlet

      A half-day tour to one of the biggest outlets around Roma.


      Piazza Navona

      Beautiful square with fountains.


      Pantheon

    Transportation to next station
    • train Train | 02:00 Hours | 69 USD | Overnight

      We took a complex ticket by Italo from Rome to Minori which includes train and bus.

    • bus Bus | 01:10 Hour | 0 USD | Overnight

      Part of a complex ticket by Italo.

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SUMMARY

That was a wonderful trip and we enjoyed our first time in Italy so much! Definitely returning back to visit more cities.

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