Rome is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe. Rich with more than two and a half thousand years of history, Rome is a cultural, artistic, religious and architectural epicenter – it is simply impossible to get bored here. Since there is so much to see and do, it is helpful to have a friend to turn to for some advice. Whether it is drinking espresso, visit a museum, eating homemade pasta or pizza at a family-owned restaurant, or finishing off the night with a healthy serving of gelato we'll help you. And as they say, “do as the Romans do”.
- Most stores close between 1 and 4pm for a riposo (Italian form of “siesta”). Sometimes shops and restaurants are closed on random days or times.
- Most museums in Rome have free entry on every first Sunday of the month.
- “Coperto” is a service/cover charge for sitting in a restaurant.
- Whe n visiting churches and religious sites, people must always cover their knees and shoulders.
- If you do not ask for natural water at a restaurant you will most likely receive fizzy water.