Day 1 (Saturday):
- Arrive at Airport
- Take taxi / metro / bus to Westin Hotel
- Check into Hotel
- Visit Villa Borghese
o Stroll (walk identified in Fodors book?)
o Pincio: Park with best views of the City
- Spanish Steps (Piazza di Spagna)
o Via Condotti (purse shops)
- Visit Trevi Fountain (Fontana del Tritone)
o See during the day & at night
Day 2 (Sunday):
- Vatican Museum / Sistine Chapel
o Closed on Sundays EXCEPT Last Sunday of the month
- Scavi Tour??
- St. Peter’s Basilica
o Go into Dome for amazing views
o Go to Gift Shop for stamps and gifts
- St. Peter’s Square
o Area not best for dining options
o Old Bridge – Via Bastioni di Michelangelo 5, near St. Peter’s Square (Gelato’s)
o Papal Blessing (Wednesdays and Sundays)
- Castel Sant’ Angelo
Day 3 (Monday):
o Café on Piazza della Rotanda
o Giolitti – Via degli Uffici del Vicario 40 (Gelatos)
- Via Giulia
o “most beautiful street in Rome”
- Piazza Campo de’ Fiori
o Fruit market
o Shopping areas
- Piazza Navona???
Day 4 (Tuesday):
- Start at and tour Colosseum (buy tickets online)
- Walk through the Forum (Foro Romano)
o Start at Arch of Constantine
o Palatino Hill (Monte Palatino)
o Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta on Aventine Hill
For best view of Rome
located South of Colosseum
Left of the church of Santa Sabina and to the end of the piazza
Look through key hole of the door (no. 3) of the Priory of the Knights of Malta
o Piazza del Campidoglio
o End at Fori Imperiali
- San Clemente???
Day 5 (Wednesday):
- Piazza del Popolo
o Santa Marie del Popolo
- Day Trip
o Tivoli’s Villa D’Este
- Pincio Gardens (picnic for sunset)
- Villa Borghese and / or Trevi Fountain (for last visit)
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