For some, months or even years is not enough. For first time visitors, anywhere from 5-7 days is enough to take in the city and go on a few day trips.
Rome attracts alot of visitors each year especially during the summer months.
Try to visit Rome either in the spring or fall
for lower travel rates and significantly shorter lines at attractions.
On average, backpacking in Rome costs about $80 a day.
For the most part, Rome is safe to visit. However, as with most big cities, pickpockets can be a problem, so be extra cautious when in touristy areas.
It’s not necessary to know Italian
as most people you meet can also speak English.
Don’t be a tacky tourist though, learn some common Italian phrases before you go.
Italy uses the Euro as their currency. One US dollar is worth approximately €1.04.
Italy is part of the Schnegen Agreement which allows open borders between many European countries.
However, if you're traveling for longer than 90 days, you need to be aware of certain restrictions that may affect your trip.
My name is...
Do you speak English?
Lei parla Inglese?
One beer please
Una birra, per favore