Rome has always been known to be a romantic city within itself. A simple walk around its cobblestoned streets, narrow alleys and major sights will show you how dreamy this city is. Despite this, when going on a couples holiday with your loved one to Rome, you’ll no doubt be on the hunt for some of the most romantic places in the Italian capital. Here, we’ve compiled a list of our top five romantic places for couples in Rome.
The huge Trevi Fountain located in the centre of the city is a wonderful sight to see. The intricate detail that has gone into the fountain is something to admire alone. In addition, the rushing water creates a tranquil and calming atmosphere, perfect for appreciating the fountain for some time. Visit the Trevi Fountain with your partner, toss a coin in backwards and make a wish together. So romantic, right?
We all know how beautiful the Colosseum is from the outside, in the day time it is simply majestic. In the evening when it is lit up, it is even more romantic. You don’t have to only admire the outside of this amazing structure though. Head on in to truly appreciate the magnificence of this ancient Roman edifice. Whilst inside, read up on the Colosseum’s history and become enthralled by how such a gruesome stadium can be so romantic.
St. Peter’s Basilica
Why not visit Vatican City whilst in Rome and head to St. Peter’s Square where you’ll find some wonderful pieces of architecture. It’s really fascinating to witness some of the work that has gone into these structures. Especially the religious buildings. St. Peter’s Basilica is captivating to look at with your loved one. This Roman Catholic cathedral has so much detail in its design that you’ll both be engrossed by its interior.
Piazza Della Spagna
This area is simply stunning. The Spanish Steps are a must-see when on a city break with your partner in Rome. However, it can be quite crowded, especially during the high season with tourists. Regardless, the whole piazza is a gorgeous place to visit, with not only the architecture, but its famous fountain. This huge open space is very popular among couples, especially during the evening when the area is lit up, adding a dash more of romance.
Walks along the river are always romantic, but Rome’s Tiber River makes walks along the river even better. Not only do you get to enjoy the scenic views of the river, but also the superb bridges and wonderful buildings that line up along the river. Why not set up a little picnic spot where you can enjoy an authentic Italian meal and some wine?