- By Kevin
- On Sep 28, 2017
- Travel Tips
For new travelers in Rome,you need to prepare a lot before your Rome trip,to know some travel tips and some information about it firstly.Rome's official currency is the euro.Since the euro to U.S.dollar exchange rate fluctuates,be sure to check what the current exchange rate is before you go.Major credit cards are accepted at most restaurants and shops.
Visit Tiber Island
Few people know that there is an island right in the middle of Rome.In fact,Tiber Island is the smallest inhabited island,and has plenty to offer by way of entertainment and adventure.
You can reach the island by crossing over one of Rome’s oldest bridges,and once there you can enjoy walking around,touring the basilica,or enjoying the many events that are hosted on the island.The island hosts a film festival every year into it’s outdoor amphitheater,and is well worth visiting if you’re in town.
Bike Along the Tiber River
There are plenty of streets that are perfect for walking,but don’t miss out on grabbing a bicycle and seeing Rome on two wheels for a perfect summer afternoon sightseeing activity.The Tiber River flows through Rome’s heart and center,and in 2003 a bike path was constructed following right along the river bank through most of the city.You can also rent bikes in the Villa Borghese Park,and enjoy spending an afternoon biking among the gardens and landscaped ponds,buildings and horticultural sculptures.