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ROME, ART & MUSIC Complete Guide! Plus; Rome for Children

Jan 14, 2008  Love the art, culture and way of life
4.5 of 5 stars based on 9 votes

Rome, Art, Sculpture & Music! plus Rome for children

  • Category: Best of
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Repeat visitors, Theater
  • Appeals to: Business travelers, Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travelers, Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Galleria Borghese
    http://www.galleriaborghese.it/borghese/it/default.htm

    Sculpture, painting, etc.. Do not miss it! Canova, Raffaello, Tiziano, Caravagiio, Bernini, Correggio, etc. Do your homework. You have to buy the ticket at least a couple of days before. If you buy it online: www.ticketeria.it If not, your Hotel or the Government Tourist Info. booths will reserve it for your. This is one of the most beautiful Museums.

  • 2. Palazzo Berberini/Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica di Palazzo Berberini
    http://www.galleriaborghese.it/barberini/it/default.htm

    Artwork by Titian, Caravaggio, Filippo Lippi, etc.

  • 3. Rome Museum Pass ARCHEOLOGIA CARD
    http://www.rome.info/museums/cards/

    ARCHEOLOGIA CARD valid 7 days in a row
    -Colosseum
    -Palatino Museum
    -National Roman Museums
    -Terme Di Caracalla
    -Cecilia Metella
    -Villa Dei Quintili
    -Card can be purchased at each site (excluding the tomb of Cecilia Metella and the Villa Quintili) and also at the Rome Tourist Board Office (APT) in via Parigi 5

  • 4. Rome Tourist Guides that can be downloaded; they are beautiful!
    http://www.romaturismo.it/v2/richiestamateriali/en/richiestamateriali...

    -If I was to grade a City that has a wonderful TOURIST OFFICE, ROME would be on the top!
    -Booklets published by the Rome Tourist Board can be downloaded in this site

  • 5. Rome with children
    http://www.rome-tourism.com/tourist-guide/Activities-For-Children/Acti...

    - Rome-Tourism has a great site for children
    -You can print their day to day tours in their site or take a chance and go directly to their office in Rome; sometimes they don't have all the brochures

  • 6. BIGLIETTO 4 MUSEI (4 Museums combined ticket)
    http://www.rome.info/museums/cards/

    3 days in a row and for a single entrance to the following museums:
    -Palazzo Altemps
    -Palazzo Massimo
    -Terme di Diocleziano
    -Cripta Balbi
    -You can purchase the card in any of the sites
    -Check the times; plan ahead.

  • 7. CAPITOLINI CARD; Capitoline Museum (Musei Capitolini)
    http://www.rome.info/museums/capitoline-museum/

    7 days in a row & single entrance to 2 museums;
    -Capitoline Museum
    -Centrale Montemartini Museum
    -The card DOES NOT include entrance to the temporary exhibitions

  • 8. APPIA ANTICA CARD
    http://www.rome.info/museums/cards/

    -7 days in a row single entrance to:
    -Terme i Caracalla
    -Cecilia Metella
    -Villa Dei Quintili

  • 9. Rome take off guides; Colorful, up to date free guide books
    http://www.takeoffguides.com/rome.html

    -Downloadable, printable, always up-to-date and completely free Rome travel guide book.
    -You can obtain this colourful guide book – complete with more than 200 photographs and maps – by following 3 simple steps from the comfort of your home or office

  • 10. Rome Walking Tours you can download them
    http://www.romaturismo.it/v2/romain48ore/en/romain96ore_1.html

    -Plan a 2, 3 or 4 day Walking tour. Download the maps and beautiful guides
    -Romaturismo.IT deserves a BRAVO for their great promotional work
    -Don't forget to go to the Tourist Information Points located around the City

  • 11. Choose your location!
    http://www.cathnews.com/news/701/120.php

    -Know before you go & be AWARE of your surroudings
    -Be aware not only about the locals but of other tourists
    -World's worst per capita crime statistics; THE VATICAN CITY

  • 12. Trenitalia
    http://www.trenitalia.com/en/index.html

    -Timetable, tickets, information Train
    -Plan your trips ahead or use the "ticketless" solution buying your tickets 10 minutes before departure

  • 13. Going to and from the FIUMICINO AIRPORT
    http://www.rome.info/links/

    -Timetables and trains going to the Airport
    -Online purchase of tickets & tourist passes
    -ROMA TERMINI; official site for the main train station

  • 14. Transportation in Rome
    http://www.rome.info/transportation/

    -Metro
    -Buses
    -Taxi
    -Renting Bikes
    -Scooters
    -Before you do anything: WALK
    -Rome is a museum

  • 15. Theater, Ballet, Opera TEATRO FLAIANO
    http://www.fotovideolab.eu/teatri/TEATRO_FLAIANO_Roma_home_page.htm

    -Piccola Lirica MUST SEE when you go to Rome
    -Wonderful little theater or choose a concert in one of the Churches
    -Your Hotel or the Tourist Information Points can reserve
    -Don't miss it, even if you don't like Opera

  • 16. OVERSEAS SECURITY ADVISORY COUNCIL
    https://www.osac.gov/Reports/report.cfm?contentID=61817

    -Pickpockets; protect yourself BE AWARE
    -Like in all big cities there is crime
    -Learn to be a savy tourist; blend, don't be loud, be polite & don't show your jewelry and money

  • 17. Currency Converter
    http://www.xe.com/ucc/

    -An easy site to see the exchange rate

  • 18. Monuments, Squares, Churches, Transportation, Great Information!
    http://www.romecity.it/EnglishVersion.htm

    -Great site!

  • 19. THE VATICAN CITY, smallest State in the world
    http://www.rome.info/vatican/

    -Sovereign state Lateran Treaty of 1929
    -Nation With The Highest Per Capita Crime Rate In The World
    -Via della Conciliazione; leads from St Peter's basilica to Castel Sant' Angelo
    -11 museums
    -Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
    -Vatican Gardens
    -Raphael, Bernini, Michelangelo, etc
    -METRO (line A – stop: Ottaviano)

  • 20. Convent rooms
    http://www.transitionsabroad.com/publications/magazine/0003/convent_st...

    Budget, clean rooms

  • 21. Current Government Travel Warnings AND DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS
    http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html

    -Government information and warnings
    -Changes often; you will see what the Government of the United States recommends and the
    -Consular Information sheet.

  • 22. First Aid Travelers List; a must for everyone anyplace, even home.
    http://www.mexonline.com/amigonews/feature-firstaid.htm

    -First aid for travelers