Category Archives: Things to Do in Rome

Visiting the Vatican at Night

The Vatican Museums are one of Rome’s top attractions (even though Vatican City is technically its own country and therefore not in Rome). But this popularity means that the museums can be claustrophobically crowded so ticking the Sistine Chapel off your bucket list may feel like joining a herd of cattle. The solution? Visit the Vatican […]

On Pause: Free Rome Museums and Monuments the First Sunday of the Month (Domenica al Museo)

Update November 2019: While many cultural sites observe the first Sunday, each museum selects its own 8 free days which you can search for on Io Vado al Museo. It is best to double check to avoid disappointment. The first Sunday of every month, cultural sites run by the state are totally free in Rome. […]

Unexpected Rome: Secret Passage Near Campo de’ Fiori

Campo de’ Fiori is probably one of the most visited sites in all of Rome. The must-see market still has some traditional stalls, but the outdoor space is slowly being taken over by souvenir sellers and food stands hawking fake truffle spread. In the center of all this hubbub, there is a tiny secret passageway full […]