Vespas, fever and Aperol Spritz: Rome is still a ideal summer weekend break


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I never suspicion it would be probable to see a heart and essence of a city in such a brief duration of time, yet a weekend is all we need to suffer some of a best of what Rome has to offer.

That is, so prolonged as a continue is only right, and we have all a best tools, people and venues during your disposal.

Don’t panic, we’ve got we covered.

When to visit

‘We’ll be carrying continue like this until during slightest August, maybe even September’, a hostel horde told us as were withdrawal one day.

‘Weather like this,’ means glorious sunshine, blue skies and temperatures of touching underneath 30°C.

Vespas, fever and Aperol Spritz: Rome is still a ideal summer weekend break
Basically all summer (Picture: Holly Royce)

Unimaginable to many of us Brits, yet May-September will produce roughly ideal continue no matter what your transport skeleton in Rome might entail.

Just make certain we container your sunscreen since we will positively need it.

Where to stay

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While we have your collect of locations to stay in when visiting the Italian capital, Generator Rome is a ideal mark to stay no matter your budget.

Located around Principe Amedeo, a brief travel from a Colosseum and Termini Station, a Generator is unequivocally some-more of a hotel with a hostel heart.

Featuring superb interiors and works by internal artists, internal qualification beers on tap, a café, bar, loll and fantastic rooftop patio – you’ll roughly be contemptible to leave your hostel to go exploring.

Vespas, fever and Aperol Spritz: Rome is still a ideal summer weekend break
Hostel views (Picture: Holly Royce)

The eclectic pattern is a ideal illustration of a Bohemian area that surrounds a Generator.

Sights to see

Vespas, fever and Aperol Spritz: Rome is still a ideal summer weekend break
Fountain and Pantheon in Piazza Della Rotonda (Picture: Getty)

There are so many extraordinary sights that will take your exhale divided in Rome.

There are a apparent ones, The Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain… yet a best approach to experience Rome like a internal is to unequivocally welcome what a locals do.

You could try visiting a House of Owls or Rome’s vegan cat cafeteria (yep, this a genuine thing and it’s unequivocally popular), or if that’s a small too hipster for you, maybe a happy middle would be checking out some of Rome’s best travel art in Ostiense.

Vespas, fever and Aperol Spritz: Rome is still a ideal summer weekend break
Work by Italian Street Artist Blu (Picture: Holly Royce)

Blu was described to us as a Italian Banksy, and once we start to see some-more of his work it’s easy to know why. The works are dotted around a city, and there are countless tours that will take we through Ostiense, a best area for travel art, and uncover we where to look.

For a unequivocally authentic experience, there’s zero like erratic around Trastevere – famous as Rome’s favourite city.  Here you’ll find the Piazza di Santa Cecilia and Villa Farnesina, an prosperous Roman villa that has been home to some of a towns many famous artists.

Vespas, fever and Aperol Spritz: Rome is still a ideal summer weekend break
Trastevere is a pleasing partial of Rome, with good restaurants (Picture: Getty)

If all else fails (though it won’t, trust me), ramble and soak in all a pleasing visuals a city has to offer.

Where to eat

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Obviously, Rome is famous for a food and drink.

I have never had so many Aperol Spritzes in such a brief duration of time, and we can’t contend we had a bad one. The Generator Hostel can assistance we ambience some of a best qualification beers a city has on offer.

If we unequivocally wish to try all a best of Rome in one available plcae (and yes, this unequivocally is THE BEST), a il Mercato Centrale Roma is a place to be.

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I have never had improved pizza, bread, pasta.. or even a elementary artichoke. The crowd of workman food specialists housed in these walls are truly masters of their crafts.

Located in a Esquilino district, an combined reward is that all is also done with mixture from inside a Mercato itself.

Not to be missed – there is something here for everyone, and all has a story. All we have to do is ask to find out.

Tours to try

Vespas, fever and Aperol Spritz: Rome is still a ideal summer weekend break
May as good welcome a cliche (Picture: Getty)

Finally, for those who truly wish to knowledge an authentic strike of Rome in only 3 days, we can’t kick a unequivocally good specialised tour.

And in my opinion, there is no debate improved than Scooter Roma.

Why travel around Rome when we can bestir about a city in a Vespa with a internal to uncover we all a sites that others won’t get to see!

Qualified drivers can bestir themselves, while everybody else can friend adult with any of a gifted debate guides, covering vast sections of belligerent and removing entrance to singular locations that we might never have even famous existed otherwise.

With debate options including foodie, cinema and travel art Vespa tours – we can pledge that there is something that everybody will enjoy.

Vespas, fever and Aperol Spritz: Rome is still a ideal summer weekend break
Fontano De Trevi (Picture: Holly Royce)

How to get there?

EasyJet will get we there for prices starting during £26.99 from London Luton. The moody takes dual and a half hours.

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