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5-Day Italy Road Trip to Rome

Panorama of Trevi fountain
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Starts in
Rome
Ends in
Rome
Duration
5 days & 4 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 5-day road trip through Italy.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Italy.

We'll help you experience the best 5 days in Italy you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Italy at Rome, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Italy, including the stunning Roman Forum and Colosseum.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Rome, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Residence Mallia Hotel. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury hotel option like the 5-star Trevi Palace Luxury Inn. Travelers looking for the best cheap hotel could choose the 3-star Ibis Roma Fiera. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our system will automatically assist you in finding the best hotel option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as Piazza Navona in the city of Rome. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Piazza di Spagna and Trevi Fountain.

From the spectacular Pantheon in the city of Rome to the unforgettable Piazza del Popolo in the city of Rome, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Italy.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Italy, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Italy has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Italy. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 4 nights, with breakfast included each morning. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 4 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Italy fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Italy today!

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Included

4 nights hotel
Breakfast
5 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Rome - city in ItalyRome

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Attractions

Panorama of Trevi fountain Trevi Fountain
Pantheon
View of the Roman Forum from the Capitoline Museums in Rome.Roman Forum
Colosseum
Piazza Navona
Castel Sant'Angelo, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyCastel Sant'Angelo
Piazza di Spagna
Piazza Venezia
Piazza del Popolo
Villa Borghese
Largo di Torre Argentina, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyLargo di Torre Argentina
Adrian Park, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyAdrian Park
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
Altar of the Fatherland, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyAltar of the Fatherland
Spanish Steps
Circus Maximus
Campo de' Fiori
Borghese Gallery and MuseumBorghese Gallery and Museum
Basilica of Our Lady in Trastevere, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyBasilica of Our Lady in Trastevere
Giardino degli Aranci, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyGiardino degli Aranci
Campidoglio, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyCampidoglio
Belvedere del Gianicolo, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyBelvedere del Gianicolo
Parco degli AcquedottiParco degli Acquedotti
Baths of CaracallaTerme di Caracalla
Pincio Promenade, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyPincio Promenade
Piazza BarberiniPiazza Barberini
St. Angelo Bridge, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalySt Angelo Bridge
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Municipio Roma I, Rome, Roma Capitale, Lazio, ItalyBasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

Travel details

Travel dates
Nov 1 - Nov 5

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Travelers

2

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People
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Day 1

Day 1 in Rome - Arrival Day

  • Rome - Arrival Day
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  • Borghese Gallery and Museum
  • Basilica of Our Lady in Trastevere
  • Parco degli Acquedotti
  • More
Your amazing road trip adventure in Italy begins when you reach the incredible city of Rome. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Rome is the Trevi Palace Luxury Inn hotel. This 5-star hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 156 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Residence Mallia Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 619 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Rome is the Ibis Roma Fiera. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 3.8 out of 5 stars by 1,099 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Rome, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Rome has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Borghese Gallery and Museum. This museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 14,665 visitors.

Parco degli Acquedotti is another popular attraction in the city of Rome. This unforgettable attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 14,107 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Rome is Basilica of Our Lady in Trastevere. This outstanding destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 13,106 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Rome, Tonnarello. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 29,747 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Rome is Cantina e Cucina. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,862 customers.

Locals recommend Ristorante Colosseo "Luzzi" as one of the best restaurants in the city of Rome. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 4,893 customers.

Rome also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Rome is Scholars Lounge Irish Pub. This night club has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,809 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Rome is Freni e Frizoni. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 3,010 customers.

Locals also enjoy Bar San Calisto. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,452 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 5-day vacation in Italy!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Rome

  • Rome
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  • Trevi Fountain
  • Pantheon
  • Roman Forum
  • Colosseum
  • Piazza Navona
  • Piazza di Spagna
  • Piazza del Popolo
  • Spanish Steps
  • Campo de' Fiori
  • More
On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Rome and the city of Rome. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like Roman Forum, Colosseum, Campo de' Fiori, and many more.

You’ll begin the day in the city of Rome, and drive to the city of Rome. Your road trip will give you easy access to several of the area’s best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Rome is Roman Forum. This incredible attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 106,729 visitors.

Colosseum is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Rome. This spectacular roman amphitheatre has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 270,272 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Rome is Campo de' Fiori. This amazing attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 43,893 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive back to your hotel in the city of Rome.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Rome, like Pane e Salame. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,944 customers.

Trapizzino | Testaccio is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Rome. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,826 customers.

Locals enjoy Pizza Zizza, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Rome. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,455 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Rome, The Flann O'Brien. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,516 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Yellow Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,444 customers.

Voodoo Bar is another of the best bars in the city of Rome. This bar is rated an average of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 1,907 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Rome

  • Rome
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  • Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Piazza Venezia
  • Villa Borghese
  • Largo di Torre Argentina
  • Adrian Park
  • Altar of the Fatherland
  • Campidoglio
  • Piazza Barberini
  • St Angelo Bridge
  • More
On day 3 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Rome and the city of Rome. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like Largo di Torre Argentina, Piazza Venezia, Altar of the Fatherland, and many more.

You’ll begin the day in the city of Rome, and drive to the city of Rome. Your road trip will give you easy access to several of the area’s best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Rome is Largo di Torre Argentina. This incredible attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 25,701 visitors.

Piazza Venezia is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Rome. This spectacular square has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 50,725 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Rome is Altar of the Fatherland. This amazing attraction is an architectural structure and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 35,693 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive back to your hotel in the city of Rome.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Rome, like Pinsere. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,328 customers.

Mama Eat Roma - Ristorante Pizzeria - Tutto anche senza glutine is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Rome. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,453 customers.

Locals enjoy La Famiglia, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Rome. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 2,466 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Rome, Abbey Theatre Irish Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,582 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Salotto42. This bar has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,471 customers.

Shamrock Pub Roma is another of the best bars in the city of Rome. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,409 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Rome

  • Rome
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  • Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
  • Circus Maximus
  • Giardino degli Aranci
  • Belvedere del Gianicolo
  • Terme di Caracalla
  • Pincio Promenade
  • Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
  • More
On day 4 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Rome and the city of Rome. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like Circus Maximus, Giardino degli Aranci, Terme di Caracalla, and many more.

You’ll begin the day in the city of Rome, and drive to the city of Rome. Your road trip will give you easy access to several of the area’s best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Rome is Circus Maximus. This incredible attraction is a circus and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 36,112 visitors.

Giardino degli Aranci is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Rome. This spectacular park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,689 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Rome is Terme di Caracalla. This amazing attraction is a thermae and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,280 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive back to your hotel in the city of Rome.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Rome, like Pastasciutta. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,111 customers.

433 is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Rome. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,955 customers.

Locals enjoy Pizza Florida, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Rome. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,707 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Rome, Harry's Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,210 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like VyTA Enoteca Regionale del Lazio. This bar has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,096 customers.

Jerry Thomas Speakeasy is another of the best bars in the city of Rome. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 982 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Rome - Departure Day

Rome - Departure Day

Day 5 of your road trip through Italy is your departure day. Your hotel will be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Rome before your trip home.

You’ll then say farewell to Italy and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Italy!

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