Once upon a time the capital of the mighty Roman Empire, Rome is steeped in history, art and la dolce vita. What an incredible experience it is to walk the same streets as Julius Caesar, Michelangelo and da Vinci! The majestic Colesseum amphitheatre, among the most visited tourist destinations in the world, is simply spectacular. Rome has a wealth of beautiful and historically fascinating old chapels and churches with fine art work: San Clemente, right on top of layers of archaeological excavations, and San Pietro in Vincoli (Saint Peter in Chains), home to Michelangelos statue of Moses - not to mention the Sistine Chapel and St. Peters Basilica in the Vatican City.

A home swap in Rome must include a delicious cappuccino in one of Romes many coffee shops, and at least a few scoops of authentic Italian gelato! During your home exchange, enjoy all the commodities of a genuine Italian home kitchen and follow your home swap partners tips for cooking wonderful Italian pasta dishes and maybe even some tiramisu!

A trip to Rome with the best local tips will help you understand the citys authentic culture and life. So collect unforgettable moments amidst the Roman ruins and the crazy traffic, challenge yourself to driving through the city on a Vespa and live like a proper Roman local. And once you leave, dont forget to add to your vocabulary: Arrivederci Roma!