If you’re working in Rome, there are plenty of ways to experience the city while remaining productive
Co-workers can sometimes feel like a second family to you, which is why it is important to know that you can trust them. Enhancing your cooperative skills and strengthening your relationships through team building activities is a great way to build solidarity in a workforce. And where better than the Eternal City to strengthen your bond with your colleagues? Not sure how? We’ve got you covered with a selection of team building activities right here in Rome.
Duration: 4 hours
Guided by an expert Italian chef, you can face off head-to-head against your coworkers in a friendly competition. You will compete from start to finish: first you will select the finest, freshest ingredients; and then use them to create a delicious meal which will be pitted against your coworkers in the competition. In the fantastic Campo de’Fiori market, you will learn Italian phrases and vocabulary to help you find the freshest ingredients. You will also have your own work station along with an apron and stylish chef’s hat. Once the chef crowns a winner, you have a delicious dinner of the food you cooked and wine!
A treasure hunt around Trastevere and/or Villa Borghese
Duration: 2-3 hours
Time: Every 15 minutes from 9am till sunset
Imagine The DaVinci Code but with lower stakes, maybe a little easier, and a lot more fun! You and 2 to 6 of your coworkers can work as a team to solve clues and outfox other teams of your coworkers. Trek along beautiful trails in Trastevere or Villa Borghese, solve clues and win! You will discover hidden parts of the city in places you never thought to look before. In Trastevere, you will find hidden courtyards, historic shops, and breathtaking views. While the Villa Borghese Dreamers will take you through a journey discovering the secrets of the beautiful park.
Duration: 2 hours
Time: 10.30am or 3pm
Get your team spirit on with an outdoor adventure and experience Rome like never before by rafting along the Tiber River! Get away from the hustle and bustle and see the Eternal City from the river along with your co-workers. The route starts near Piazza del Popolo, then goes down the river, playing on some white water rapids. From Castel Sant’Angelo to the Tiberina Island, get ready to see Rome from a different perspective, away from the noise and traffic. As rafting is a team sport, it’ll be the perfect activity to create a team collaboration.
If you’re looking for a vast array of foodie team building activities all in one place, search no more than Ostiense’s Eataly. On the third floor of this stunning multi-functional gastronomic space, the Scuola di Cucina Eataly awaits you: cooking classes, food and wine tastings, dinners, encounters with experts in the field, workshops and so much more is in store for your team. Get hands on and learn to bake bread, pies and more or better yet, prepare a festive holiday meal with your team. Save your spot by checking out their calendar which changes every six months.
Running in Rome
Duration: 1.5 hours
Time: 5.30am (1 April – 7 Oct); 6.30am (8 Oct – 29 Nov); 7am (1 Dec 1 – 31 March)
Wake up in the wee small hours of the morning to get a rare peek at Rome — beautiful in the morning light — and experience it without any crowds. Offered in English, Italian, and Spanish, Felipe’s scenic tours are a great opportunity for any kind of workplace to get a little bit closer, a little bit healthier, and a little bit stronger. You will see some of Rome’s most gorgeous sites, including Piazza Venezia and Monte Mario Hill. In addition to the run itself you also have a stop at a local bakery and a free sports drink to look forward to!
Ski day trip
Skipass + Ski rental (around €65)
We can organise your transfer to and from the slopes back to Rome
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What better way to strengthen your bond with co-workers than a ski trip together? While everyone has heard about the stunning ski resorts in the Alps and Dolomites, not everyone knows you don’t necessarily need to go up north to ski! In fact, theApennines have great skiing resorts as well, and the best part is that they’re only a two-hour car-ride from Rome. So if you feel like going down the slopes for some winter fun, skiing is a great one! From Roccaraso and Ovindoli to Campo Felice, there are many options. Definitely don’t forget to grab a bombardino or a hot chocolate in one of the baite! Check out where to ski near Rome here.
Hiking near RomeWe can organise your transfer to and from the trekking site
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If you’re team is outdoorsy, why not enjoy a day trip hiking near Rome? After all, what better bonding experience is there than spending time in nature away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Did you know that Lazio and its five provinces boast a pretty incredible choice of trekking spots and mountain ranges, all in about a one to two hours drive from Rome’s city center? Lucky for you we’re here to help you out, here is a list of 8 hiking areas that you can explore during your weekends in Rome.