The Best Local Experiences in Rome

Are you planning a trip to Rome? Doerz offers all the best Rome experiences. With our local guides you can enjoy many authentic experiences, like a city tour on a Vespa or a cooking class, where you can learn the secrets of Italian desserts. With Doerz you’ll find pleasant activities in Rome.

Rome, the capital of Italy, is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. With Doerz, meeting locals in Rome is easy and you’ll find enthusiastic local guides who will gladly present their hometown to travellers. The most well-known tourist attractions in Rome are the Colosseum, the St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, the Forum Romanum and the Fontana di Trevi. In addition to these amazing attractions, Doerz also offers many unforgettable experiences that go beyond the biggest tourist attractions. We recommend that you check out the atmospheric squares as well as the little Italian cafes and boutiques in Rome. You’ll make the most out of your visit by meeting locals.

Browse through our Rome experiences and choose your own favourites. We have a range of local experiences suitable for different kinds of travellers. We are sure you will find the perfect travel experiences for your holiday in Rome, whether you are a solo traveller, planning a romantic holiday, or travelling to Rome with friends or family.

Live like a local in Rome

Rome, known as the Eternal City, attracts travellers from all over the world. Rome offers the perfect combination of intriguing history, delicious cuisine and amazing architecture. The most popular experiences in Rome are the various city tours and cooking activities. With Doerz’s local guides you can experience a private city tour around ancient Rome for example. Or would you rather explore the city on the back of a Vespa?

Making fresh pasta and traditional Italian desserts are among the things you definitely want to experience with the locals. The hidden gems of Rome can only be found when a local shares their secrets with you.

What is the best time to travel to Rome?

Best seasons to travel to Rome are spring and fall. In spring and fall the city is at its finest, the temperatures are pleasant for a city holiday and the cultural life is at its best. However Rome is worth seeing at any time of the year. In winter you can admire the Christmas lights and visit the famous sales and avoid the busiest tourist peaks.

Each season is different and has something unique to offer in Rome. The busiest and most expensive periods in Italy are around from April to June and from September to early November. In addition to transportation and accommodation we recommend booking your local experiences early because the holiday seasons are busy in Rome.

Rome with children

What to do when travelling to Rome with kids? There are many unforgettable experiences to enjoy with your family, like a city tour around hidden and less crowded attractions in Rome. Also a pleasant activity for the whole family would be tasting delicious italian pizzas on a street food -tour with a local. Authentic experiences are the highlights of your family holiday and will be remembered fondly.

Memorable travel experiences don’t need to be expensive. With our local guides we offer affordable activities to do in Rome. When you book any activity, remember to ask your local guide for insider tips! Our guides are more than happy to share their Rome knowledge with you, and give you tips about child-friendly activities you can explore for a very small fee or completely free of charge. A family holiday in Rome can be surprisingly affordable!

Romantic holiday in Rome

Looking for romantic activities in Rome? Rome has many to offer, like a wine and art -tour in the heart of Rome or an art tour of amazing artworks from the Renaissance and the Baroque. Our experienced guides know the area thoroughly and can show you the best places for spending quality time and admiring the breathtaking scenery with your loved one.

Rome is a popular honeymoon destination, and many newlyweds want to take their wedding trip to Rome. Many of them find authentic experiences in Rome more interesting than crowded beach destinations.

Authentic Rome experiences

If you want to explore something original and genuinely local, take a look at our local experiences listed below. When you find your favourites, make sure to book them right away!

All the Doerz’s service providers are experienced locals who know their home area like the back of their hands. With their local knowledge, you will get to know all the best experiences and hidden gems of Rome. Many of our guides may even invite you to visit their homes. We recommend booking your experiences in good time before your holiday. If you can’t book your experiences in advance, don’t worry. Last-minute reservations will work out too, and you can even book your Doerz experience on the spot. Please take notice that many of our experiences are organised on demand, and they are available for booking also when there is no specified date in the introduction.

Experiences in Rome

Reviews of Rome experiences

Nonna’s Handmade Pasta with Grandma

This was an unbelievable experience that we will never forget. Extremely knowledgable and friendly tour guide/translator. We loved the brief tour of the village and castle and of course NONNA! We learned to cook several types of pasta and Nonna even treated us to a special homemade dessert. I wouldn’t change anything! The best of the best!

Livestream wine-lover class with italian Sommelier from Rome

We enjoyed the novelty of the session, and learned a few things also. It was a relaxing couple of hours, Daniela is a very charming woman.