Things to Do in Rome in December

This post covers top events and things to do in Rome in December, including free attractions, things to do at night and family-friendly options.

 

 


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN DECEMBER

In this section, we provide our top ten list of the best activities in Rome during the month of December. 

If you’re looking for help finding the most popular activities in Rome, check our most popular posts: 

Keep in mind that several of the activities below are either cheaper or free with the help of a Rome tourist pass.

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How to Visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Guide

This post will provide information about how to visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, including the best time to go, how to skip the line, guided tours and a preview of the highlights. 

Be sure to also check out our guide to visiting St. Peter’s Basilica.

 

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How to Use the Rome Metro

How to Use Rome Metro and Bus Services

This post explains the Rome metro system and how to use it, including tips on how to use the buses, streetcars, and commuter trains.  

 

Roma ATAC Metro tunnel. Image Source: Wikimedia user Daniele Brundu on June 13th, 2012.

 


SYSTEM OVERVIEW

Roma ATAC is the official metro system for the city of Rome. They provide public transportation around the city by subway, bus, streetcar, and commuter train.  Read more »

Castel Sant'Angelo Tickets and Discounts

Castel Sant’Angelo Tickets (3 Tips for Discounts)

Located right down the road from Vatican City, Castel Sant’Angelo is one of the most popular landmarks in all of Rome. This post provides all the information you need to visit the historic building and its museum, including ticket prices, operational hours, and opportunities to save money.

 

 


WHAT IS CASTEL SANT’ANGELO?

This historic location was originally built to be a tomb for Emperor Hadrian and his family and it was finished in 139 AD. Despite its original purpose, Castel Sant’Angelo was almost immediately converted into a military building.
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Things to Do in Rome in November

What to Do in Rome in November

This post will provide a variety of different ideas for things to do in Rome during the month of November for 2019.

The top 10 list includes family-friendly activities, nighttime attractions, and free events.

 

 


TOP 10

In the following section, we will provide our ten most interesting events and attractions in Rome during the month of November. 

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For more ideas on popular things to do, check out our post on tourist attraction discount passes as well as bus tours of Rome.

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Tours of the Colosseum Forum and Palatine Hill

Colosseum Tours and Tickets

This post covers tours of Ancient Rome, namely tours of the Colosseum, the Forum and Palatine Hill. Most tour companies organize their tours around these 3 prime locations. Below, we list the various ways you can enter and explore these 3 main sights and we review several of the operators and provide a self-guided option. 

 


COLOSSEUM TICKETS

Of course, there are many more ancient Roman sights in the city, but most tour companies organize their tours around these 3 prime locations, as the 3 together comprise much of the ancient city, are all adjacent to each other, and are all included in one general admission ticket. 

Everyone needs the general admission ticket to enter any of the 3 sights. Tickets are good for 2 days, but you can only enter each attraction once. Palatine Hill and the Forum are considered one attraction as is the Colosseum. Read more »

Things to do in Rome in October

Things to Do in Rome in October

This post lists our top 10 suggestions for things to do in Rome, including popular events, attractions, and festivals that are happening October 2019. 

For more things to do, check out our popular Rome posts: 

 

 

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Things to do in Rome in September

Things to Do in Rome in September

Even though the summer is coming to a close, there’s still plenty to see and do in Rome. This post will provide several different ideas for Roman attractions and events that you can enjoy during September. In addition to our top 10 list, we will also include activities you can enjoy at night, for free, or with your family.

 


TOP 10 THINGS TO DO

This section features the ten most interesting events or activities that you can enjoy in Rome during the month of September. 

We have even more suggestions in our popular Rome posts:

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