If you’re hoping to create a well-rounded experience from your time in Rome, then you’ve come to the right post! From famous archaeological sites to extraordinary coastal locations, today’s post details on the incredible day trips to take from Rome.

Montepulciano, Tuscany

1. Tuscany Day Trip from Rome

If you’re looking to escape from the city to the serene Italian countryside, then Tuscany is the perfect place to do so. With rolling hills and incredible views at every turn, there’s a reason why Tuscany is as well-known as it is. And one of those reasons is the wine! On this tour, you’ll visit two towns that can only be described as picturesque – and that’s putting it lightly! You’ll go on a guided tour of the incredible Montepulciano, the medieval and Renaissance hill town. And yes, this is where the wine of its namesake originated. You’ll also venture to a vineyard for lunch and to taste several delicious wines, as well as having some free time to explore the lovely Pienza. For a refreshing take on rural Italy, our day tour to Tuscany is a must when in Rome.

Ruins of Pompeii

2. Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Day Trip from Rome

The famed eruption of Mount Vesuvius is a phenomenon famed across the world, transforming both the volcano and Pompeii into some of Italy’s favorite tourist attractions. On our Pompeii and Vesuvius day tour, you’ll have the chance to take a refreshing hike up the volcano itself, marvelling at the view of the bay of Naples and the source of such widespread destruction. You’ll also have an in-depth introduction from an expert local guide to the port town of Pompeii, forever immortalized in volcanic ash. And not to worry – this day trip also includes lunch in Naples, consisting of a traditional Neapolitan pizza. Potentially the best of all Italian pizzas… But you’ll have to figure that out for yourself!

Amalfi Coast

3. VIP Amalfi Coast Day Trip from Rome

The Amalfi Coast is one of many stunning locations in Italy, and it’s a sure bet for adding an element of luxury to your vacation/travels. During our VIP Amalfi Coast day trip, you’ll travel along the southern coast of Italy, taking in the crystalline waters and multi-tonal villages that are a characteristic of this part of Italy. Venturing to both Positano and Amalfi, you’ll have free time to enjoy a delicious lunch, relax, and try some signature favorites in the area: Limoncello, anyone? You’ll also see the best views of all from the mountains, where you’ll be able to try some delectable Mozzarella that the Amalfi Coast is famous for. With sensational views, delicious food and an enjoyable day out overall, what else could you ask for?

Capri

4. VIP Capri Day Trip from Rome

Looking for paradise? You’re sure to find it on our VIP Capri day trip. Known for its fresh seafood and the traditional Caprese salad, the stunning scenery and azure-toned waters will cement Capri as a favorite forever. Whilst exploring the island, you’ll be given the opportunity to explore the most authentic parts, including the 14th century Carthusia Perfumery, one of the oldest of its kind on the island. There’s also the option to explore the Blue Grotto for an additional cost. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a sea cave on the coast of the island. When sunlight enters the cave, it creates a vibrant blue reflection that illuminates the entire cavern. It’s quite the sight to behold, but especially when seen in person! If blue wasn’t already your favorite color, it sure will be after a visit to the Blue Grotto!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of our day trips from Rome, as well as our selection of Rome tours!