Spectacular spots for unique day trips from Rome


Our suggestions for a weekend getaway from Rome

From medieval towns and castles to beaches and lakes, the Lazio region and surrounding environs have it all. Rome is the perfect starting point for touring some of the best Italy has to offer, only a couple of hours from the city. Whether your idea of a perfect weekend is hiking with panoramic views, visiting historic churches and castles, enjoying a leisurely meal in a typical osteria or getting lost wandering through quaint cobblestone streets, one of these weekend getaways and Rome day trips is sure to inspire a relaxing escape.

Weekend Getaway from Rome: Calcata, Lazio’s Boho Borgo


Lazio’s Boho Borgo

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Casperia


Charm and Olive Oil in the Hills of Sabina

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome : Castelli Romani

Castelli Romani

Rome’s Ancient Castle Towns

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Cerveteri


Fascinating Insight into Ancient Burial Practices

Civita di Bagnoregio

Civita di Bagnoregio

A Fairytale Come to Life


Giardino di Ninfa

Enchanting Garden of the Nymphs

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Lago di Bolsena

Lago di Bolsena

Europe’s Largest Volcanic Lake

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Lago di Vico

Lago di Vico

Tranquility in a Natural Reserve

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Nemi


A Magical Town Famous for Strawberries

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Orvieto


Medieval Elegance in Southern Umbria

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Ovindoli


Mountain Air and the Great Outdoors

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Santo Stefano di Sessanio and Rocca Calascio

Santo Stefano di Sessanio

Escape to Abruzzo

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Sermoneta


A Medieval Jewel with a Mighty Castle

Weekend Getaway / Day trips from Rome: Tuscania


Pearl of Etruria

day trip from rome: Villa d'Este Tivoli

Tivoli – Villa d’Este

Terme di Diocleziano

Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica

A Smaller Version of Pompeii

lago di martignano

Lake Martignano

A Hidden Gem near Rome

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Written By

Livia Hengel is an Italian-American writer, photographer and traveler with a penchant for la dolce vita and a severe case of wanderlust. She is the author of The HUNT Guide for Rome and also contributes to The Culture Trip. Follow her on Instagram @liviahengel and visit her website www.liviahengel.com.

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