Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Driving Excursions/Day Trips outside of Edinburgh
  2. 2 French theater in Paris
  3. 3 Upcoming trip to Penzance, Cornwall
  4. 4 Best place to view alps from Italy
  5. 5 Lyon
  6. 6 Best way to learn a foreign language?
  7. 7 Self drive tour companies
  8. 8 Major Ed van der Elsken show in Stedelijk Museum
  9. 9 Germany family road trip help!
  10. 10 New notes and coins and death dates for old ones
  11. 11 Italian Honeymoon Advice
  12. 12 Road trip from Naples to Basilicata, Puglia and Bari
  13. 13 Barcelona
  14. 14 France, UK and Ireland
  15. 15 One more day in Athens, any suggestions?
  16. 16 14 days in Italy in late June with 6 adults + 6 little kids
  17. 17 Vacation near Lake Lugano and Lake Como
  18. 18 Trip Report The Roads Less Traveled: Traversing France With Mai Tai Tom & Tracy
  19. 19 Italian lakes
  20. 20 Love buying beauty products to take back home? Here are the ones to avoid!
  21. 21 2 WEEK EUROPE ITINERARY
  22. 22 What do after Bernia Express?
  23. 23 Daytime flights - US East Coast to Paris?
  24. 24 3 Month Europe Itineray -- please critique :)
  25. 25 Trump alleged to be "keen" for US to join Commonwealth
View next 25 » Back to the top

should I go to Rome?

Jump to last reply

Who would say no? My 24 y/o son and I are going to Italy for 13 days in January, flying in and out of Bologna. My current plan is for us to spend 3 nights in Bologna, 4 in Venice. Then we return to Bologna, where he will take a 5 day course and I can do what I want. I planned to stay based in Bologna, with day trips to Florence (where I have been and love) , Ravenna, and maybe Faenza and/or Ferrara.

I have seen much of northern Italy, but never been to Rome. Now I am thinking about going there for three nights. In cities my favorite thing is to walk through interesting neighborhoods, visit markets, people watch, be outside a lot. Also art museums. Not shopping. in January Rome will be a bit more moderate temperature-wise than the other places (though I live in New England and am not worried about the cold). I'm definitely a slow traveller and know I'd be happy with Bologna and a couple of day trips, but Rome tempts. Thoughts?

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement