Pocket Rough Guide Rome

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Discover the best of Rome with this compact, practical, entertaining Pocket Rough Guide. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for travellers on short trips, and covers all the key sights such as the Vatican Museums, Villa Borghese, Roman Forum, Piazza Navona, restaurants, shops, cafes and bars, plus inspired ideas for day-trips, with honest independent recommendations from expert authors.

The Pocket Rough Guide Rome covers: The Centro Storico; Campo de' Fiori, the Ghetto and around; Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill; Ancient Rome; The Tridente, Trevi and Quirinale; Monti, Termini and the Esquiline; The Celian Hill and San Giovanni; The Aventine Hill and South; Trastevere and the Janiculum Hill; Villa Borghese and North; The Vatican; Day-trips.

Inside this travel guide you will find:


Experiences for every kind of trip to Rome, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Capitoline Hill to family activities in child-friendly places, like Monti or or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Campo de' Fiori.

Covering Centro Storico, Piazza Venezia, Ancient Rome and more, the practical Places section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop.

The routes suggested by Rough Guides' expert writers cover top attractions like Galleria Borghese and Spanish Steps and hidden gems like Santa Maria Maggiore and Via del Corso.

Venture further afield to Villa Borghese or the Vatican. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive.

Written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to Rome.

Packed with pertinent practical information, this is a convenient companion when you're out and about exploring Rome.

With every major sight and listing highlighted, the pull-out map makes on-the-ground navigation easy.

Features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout.

Includes invaluable background information on how to get to Rome, getting around, health guidance, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A–Z directory and a handy language section and glossary.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781789194272
Series: Pocket Rough Guides
Publication Date: 3/31/2019
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 100 x 191mm


This title is a part of Pocket Rough Guides

Pictorial, compact travel guides series to countries, cities and regions with a pull-out map and factual travel tips perfect for short trips and travellers seeking concise travel information and practical listings.

  • Concise practical travel information includes getting there, getting around, climate and safety tips, accommodation, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Things Not to Miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded places chapters with key coverage of places and sights in points-of-interest structure

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Pull-out detailed maps with marked-up key sights or listings

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide from May 2019

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £7.99-£8.99 | $12.99-$13.99

Extent: 128–208 pages


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4.6 out of 5, 11 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Excellent help

Reviewed on September 26, 2021
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Prior to a trip to Rome I read this and it was a great help. Very comprehensive guide to Rome

Amazon Customer

Handy guide

Reviewed on June 20, 2019
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Great tips - found it very helpful and used it throughout our trip
Had everything we needed and some for a long weekend
Good map

Amazon Customer


Reviewed on June 12, 2018
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Ok. Not as good as the other one we brought.

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