By the time our night tour of the Vatican had ended, it was pretty late. The city was quiet and there was a very light rain falling. We took a train back over to our side of the city. We hopped out near the Coliseum. We wanted to make sure that we saw it at night - and there were gelato places still open! We had gelato everyday at least once (and sometimes more than once!). It is a treat we loved from Lygon Street in Melbourne - so very eager to taste the … [Read more...] about Rome at Night – Truly Magical!
If you are in Rome in the summer and wish to tour the Vatican - doing a night tour is something I would highly recommend. Rome can be really crowded and pretty warm! Touring the Vatican in the evening cuts down on both of these. There are a few things that are closed off during the evening. However the trade off of actually being able to see the rest crowd free is worth it. You can see from the pictures that there are not that many others there while we were. Bonus … [Read more...] about
It was a chilly and rainy day to arrive in Rome. It took a bit of time to get our rental car as we were really hard pressed to find ANY car that would fit all 3 of us and our bags. Good thing we have manual drivers! We checked in to an adorable bed and breakfast just down from the Coliseum. We had tickets for one of the few night tours you are able to do at Vatican City. Luckily we had time for a quick nap! This was our first meal in Italy - you know it had to … [Read more...] about Rome May 2015