When in Rome, do as the Romans do, quite literally!

things to do with locals in rome

Ever wanted to know what life as a local in Rome was really like? With the new service, Withlocals, you can be sure to have an authentic and unique experience in the Eternal City.

Whether you are a solo venturer or a group of high-flying travellers, Rome has continued to be a top destination thanks to its immense architecture, decadent food, and international reputation.  While many may initially seek to meander through the iconic touristic trail of the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, and the Pantheon, a new travel-related service is reinterpreting the way we travel and generally engage with cities. Welcome to Withlocals, the perfect site to discover things to do with locals in Rome!

Often referred to as a tourist version of Airbnb, Withlocals is a peer-to-peer, online market service in which locals from the respective city can advertise an exciting range of traditional and customized experiences, ranging from home dining, tours, and other fulfilling activities. Once you have signed up as a fully-fledged Withlocals member, you simply need to choose your destination city, and then view the enticing and well-priced mix of offers. Engaging personally with the local is an ideal way for foreign travellers to take a peek into their genuine life, adding to the overall authentic and individual charm of the moment.

Italy has been long recognized for its traditional and rustic kitchen, so why not sample some nosh right from the kitchen of a local’s home, with the EAT Withlocals service. Not only do you get to indulge in a well-priced, authentic meal, you also have the occasion to acquaint yourself with the hosting members, and learn a thing or two about Italian culture. Need some inspiration? For those on a shoestring budget, seeking a hearty, no-frills Italian dinner occasion, why not check out Eugenio’s dining experience, which offers a Sicilian-inspired decadence, accompanied with wine, and of course the comfortable home ambiance!

dinner with locals rome

Ever felt disillusioned by the sometimes impersonal, over-crowded tour group when trying to discover a city’s attractions? TOURS Withlocals is your chance to experience something a little more emotive with someone who truly knows the town they’re talking about. Rome is a city of many faces, and the site’s range of different walking tours may be the ideal chance to find that ideal experience. On Gabrielle’s Roman for a Day walking tour you can discover the many sights of Rome on foot for 4 hours, with a mere maximum of 6 people, perfection!

tours with locals rome

They often say the best way to discover a culture is to engage with its day-to-day conventional activities, and ACTIVITIES Withlocals embodies this maxim.  Italy has long been a country steeped in rich culture and enduring practices, and many of these can be found on Withlocals. Fancy quaffing some well-prepared vino all the while discovering its interesting origins? Perhaps the Roman Wine Tasting experience with a professional wine marker is for you. Running for 2 hours, and taking place in an authentic wine bar, host Raffaele brings to the table 3-4 glasses of different Italian wines. Better yet, you’re learning on the job, so no need to feel the guilt of indulgence!

Engaging, efficient, and addictively unconventional, Withlocals is a sound way to discover your chosen city in a well-priced, comprehensive, and dedicated fashion. Plus, you might even make some friendly acquaintances along the way!

Check out the website: www.withlocals.com/locations/italy/rome/

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