Rome in Summer – Best Things To Do, What To Expect

In this story, I will go over everything you need to know about visiting the Eternal City during the hot summer months.

Find one that suits your vibe and enjoy a sundowner (or two) with Rome’s skyline as the backdrop.

BEST THINGS TO DO HAVE AN APERITIVO AND ENJOY THE SUNSET ON A ROOFTOP TERRACE

Walking along the River Tiber is a quintessential thing to do in Rome in summer.

WALK ALONG THE RIVER

If you’re looking for something else to do on a Roman summer at night, then head down to the Imperial Forum (or Fori Imperiali).

ENJOY THE LASER LIGHT SHOW AT FORI IMPERIALI

Not only can you beat the heat of a Roman summer by visiting its top sights after dark – you can also beat the crowds.

VISIT SOME OF THE MAIN ATTRACTIONS AT NIGHT

If you’re looking for somewhere lively to check out while you’re in Rome during summer, then hit up Trastevere.

EXPLORE THE STREETS OF TRASTEVERE AT NIGHT 

The park also features some pretty awesome views, where you can look down on the Piazza del Popolo and the impressive Rome skyline behind it.

EXPLORE VILLA BORGHESE

Sperlonga is the prettiest but furthest away, while Ostia is super easy to reach on the train from Rome.

DAY TRIP TO OSTIA, ANZIO OR SPERLONGA

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