Rome's historic center text in pink over image of the Pantheon in Piazza della Rotonda, Rome

Rome holiday itinerary, day 3: Exploring more of Rome’s historic center

Although we started the third day of our Rome holiday early in the morning, it was in no way as intense as our second day. However, it was every bit as wonderful. After all, we were about to explore some more of Rome’s historic center!

The plan was to start with the Pantheon. But, surprise-surprise, we arrived before it opened. So we had some time to slowly wake up and truly become all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.

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Vatican City to Trastevere text in pink over image of people in St. Peter's Square with the obelisk and St. Peter's Cathedral in the background

Rome holiday itinerary, day 2: Walking from Vatican City to Trastevere

If you thought we covered a lot on the first day, think again! The second day of our Rome holiday was probably the toughest, but also the most amazing. We walked from Vatican City to Trastevere, starting early in the morning, and finishing after nightfall. However, we took plenty of breaks to enjoy the beautiful views over Rome, grab a bite or have a drink.

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Roman Forum & Colosseum text in pink over image of the Roman Forum, in Rome, Italy

Rome holiday itinerary, day 1: Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

This year both Mathieu and I turn 30. For his birthday, in April, I wanted to do something special and go travel somewhere together. He had never been to Italy, which I love, so, in the end, I decided on a Rome holiday. This involved a lot of planning: there’s so much to see in Rome and there were so many places I wanted to show him! However, I allowed plenty of time to just enjoy the moment, stop for a drink or whatever else we felt like doing.

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