By Alessandro Costetti, a curious photographer and nature enthusiast who switched the gothic grandeur of London for the art, architecture and culture of Rome’s ancient magic.
Edited by Holly Stark
When planning a solo Italian adventure and travelling to Rome alone, it’s important to see everything you want to see. Whether you’re taking the plunge with your first ever solo trip or are already a keen independent traveller, discover how to get the best out of your visit, uncover the best when visiting Rome alone and enjoy a solo travel Rome guide that encompasses the ideal mix of Rome’s rich and turbulent history, modern design, architecture and nightlife. Rome’s traditional restaurants and magical cultural spots provide some great things to do in Rome alone. Navigating independently is no trouble at all as Rome’s attractions are accessible on foot, by bus (however unreliable they may be) and by underground metro (most recommended.) Regardless of how you travel, make this trip for you and relish in the eclectic mixture of period buildings which interconnect different eras. Whether your priority is globally influential art, impressive sculptures, colourful markets, the food scene or quirky neighbourhoods, you won’t be stuck for what to do in Rome as you peel back its many layers. So long as you’re travelling with an open mind, you will be sure to have fun.