How to plan a day trip to Pompeii from Rome

How to plan a day trip to Pompeii from Rome

Ancient History Buffs visiting Italy will of course be adding Pompeii to their list of things to do, with good reason, it's really something.

For my dissertation I focused on Pompeii, the topic, well, let's just say it brings smiles and giggles to everyone once told (think phallic imagery, more on this later). So I thought as I have been a few times, I have a few tips that will ensure you make the most out of your day. 

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How to spend 3 days in Rome

How to spend 3 days in Rome

Rome is jam packed with things to do that people often think it’s impossible to see much in three days.

However, I am here to tell you, you can see a lot of attractions in Rome over three days and have time to leisurely wander at your pace too!

Naturally with a degree in Ancient History, I have visited Rome three times in the past ten years so I feel confident that my guide works very well.

This three days in Rome guide has been personally tried and tested twice with two different groups of people and we managed to do all of the following sites/areas with time to spare for much gelato and vino! 

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Where to stay in Rome | Boutique Hotels

Where to stay in Rome | Boutique Hotels

Finding accommodation in Rome is no mean feat with so many to choose from and ranging in prices, where do you even begin to look? Never mind book anything! Hotels in Rome are diverse and depending on location can be very expensive. Do you want a boutique hotel with a rooftop terrace or a cute 3 star hotel in central Rome? Anything goes in the Eternal City. 

Before thinking of the hotel itself, I find it is easier to choose the neighbourhood that suits your style, taste and price range. In this guide I have split my recommendations into 5 neighbourhoods, focusing on 3 - 5 star hotels in Rome suited for different budgets and of course with the emphasis on affordable luxury. 

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