Getting to and around the Eternal City

Visiting Rome during holidays is a thing of joy, but getting around it may be very frightening. The major approach or way of getting around it is usually by road which has to be about four hours drive on a daily basis, mainly when you are traveling alone. People who are traveling on self-guided tours are encouraged to follow through the process below.

As soon as you check in, discuss with the receptionist at the Rome hotel to ascertain the best route and fastest means of getting to Termini. A terminus is a train that has subway and bus station in it. Then the next thing to do is to locate a bookstore where you can procure some current directional metro map which will explain to you the various routes to be applied whilst trying to get to Rome for your cheap holidays.

The next thing to do is to procure a pass which is applicable on subway trains. You can actually obtain passes in tabacchis (bars), vending machines, at metro (subway) stations, or at major bus stops. Passes can be on a daily basis or up to a week. There are also some top buses which are great assuming you want to take some photos, but it is more expensive as it applies on some few routes. At termini, you will also get tickets for the open top buses. Any of these two means of transportation are safe and will take you safely to your destination.

Another thing you can quickly do is go back to your hotel room and decide your routes on how to get flights to Rome assuming you want to go by air. However, you will always enjoy sitting at the bus with a guidebook and subway map, trying to figure out your final destination. Taking records of the journey as you move along is a welcomed idea for reference purpose.

You may also decide to check with your hotel the available tours as there are lots of private and walking tours readily on hand. People that want to spend short holiday in Rome are usually advised to go for this option.

In conclusion, a good map is vital and you shouldn’t let it out of your sight throughout your short breaks to Rome. Do not accept gifts from strangers as they will always expect you to pay them in return. Do not engage a taxi during your cheap holidays in Rome as it will be very expensive to pay for.