Tourism in Rome

Since the ancient time, Rome has been a great city living up its glory as one of the most visited tourist destinations of the world due to the incalculable immensity of its archaeological and art treasures, as well as for the charm of its unique tradition combined with the beauty of classic urban views.

A great destination for antique enthusiasts as the city is home to a series of impressive museums such as the Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese, Capitoline Museums, and many others. For a deeper exploration of antiquity, tourists can indulge themselves to a little adventure along the way of Modern Center that preserves popular landmarks like Quirinale, Trevi fountain, Barberini, Castro Pretorio, and Repubblica areas, or go to the Historic quarter for medieval and Renaissance sensation represented by some noteworthy spots such as the Pantheon, the Navona, Campo de’ Fiori, and the Jewish Ghetto neighborhoods, or even prolong the exploration for more classic views and relics by entering the Papal City State: the Vatican.

Exploration for classic and antiquity is of course not the only thing tourists can wish to find in Rome as the city also provides numerous spots for various tourist entertainment such as the Trastevere district with lines of great cafes and trattorie fitted for food tourism as well as some events like Food and Wine Tour, Workshop around the city, and cinema tour like Cinecittà Shows Off covering the history of the legendary Cinecittà Studios in Rome. Never the least to mention, football enthusiasts would find a great joy watching a match directly in the famous Olympic Stadium.

Why Invest in Short Term Rental in Rome

According to Travel + Leisure, Rome is the 4th city with the most monuments in the world encompassing noteworthy World Heritage sites and spots for pilgrimage triggering a steady flow of tourists every year. A simple short-term property rental service like AirBnb in such a city is considered to be a never-lose business in which there is so little risk and much to gain.

Transforming your property into an accommodation service could be a convenient way to earn extra money or even a stable income especially if your property is located near any major attraction of the city. Furthermore it could be an alternative to maintain your property’s wellness in the case that you don’t occupy it yourself.

Rome is the 2nd most visited city in the EU, after Paris, and receives an average of 7–10 million tourists a year which could be doubled in the holy year. The number certainly hints at a big opportunity in the tourism sector especially accommodation service since tourists will always need a place to stay while exploring the city. If you are interested to join the business but are not familiar with AirBnb service yet, Bnb Way can help you find the best AirBnb management company for your property as well as connect you to all the components you need to provide the service.

Sightseeing | Sights to Visit in Rome

Colosseum — The largest amphitheatre, built during the Roman Empire, inaugurated in 80 AD.

Roman Forum — The hub of political and social activity of ancient Rome, located between Piazza Venezia and the Colosseum.

Trevi Fountain — The most spectacular fountain in Rome, millions of people visit it every year to make a wish.

Piazza Navona — One of the most beautiful Baroque squares in Rome, equipped with three majestic fountains and surrounding beautiful mansions.

Tourism Growth Graph in Rome

Number of international arrivals in hotels of the Italian municipality of Rome in  2013 to 2019 (Credit: Statista)

Rome has always received a stable flow of international tourists every year and the number is expected to stay in the pace or even go up (especially in the holy year) as air travel is getting more accessible and affordable.

FACTS about Rome

Modern Rome has 280 fountains and more than 900 churches.

Nearly 700,000 euros worth of coins are tossed into Rome’s Trevi Fountain each year. The proceeds are donated to Caritas to help those in need.

Law in Rome allows cats to live without disruption in the place they were born. Wild cats can be climbing the walls of the Colosseum, and sleeping among the ruins of the Forum.

St Peter’s basilica inside Vatican City is the largest church ever constructed.