Rome, Italy - September 03

Very Big Crowds expected on in

Public holiday in destination country: NO

School holidays in destination country: NO

Cruise passengers in (nearby) ports: 18998

Local events: NO

School holidays in the following countries: Luxembourg, Cyprus, Austria, Germany (Bayern, Baden-Württemberg), Croatia, Spain

Cruise ships in port: Costa Pacifica 3617, Carnival Legend 2549, Costa Smeralda 6518, Allure Of The Seas 6314

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Is it busy in Rome today? At Avoid Crowds we answer that question each day with our daily crowd predictions for the Italian capital. Ranking 3rd as most visited city in Europe, Rome can be very crowded. Attracting about 10 million foreigners each year, you need to think about how to avoid crowds. Especially during religious days, such as Eastern or Christmas, the Italian capital is one of the most crowded tourist destinations in the world. Two destinations, the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum attract over 4 million visitors each year. That is more than some of Europe’s other tourist destinations attract to the entire city! It highly recommended to book skip-the-line tickets for the Vatican Museum or Colosseum well in advance.

Although Rome has no port of its own, the busy port of Civitavecchia is close enough for cruise travel to impact the Italian capital. Cruise crowds are brought into the city by bus or a great   train connection between Civitavecchia and the Italian capital. Other major factors include Italian public holidays and vacations throughout the European continent. High season is relatively European standard lasting the entire summer. (Un)fortunately, a long Italian school holiday makes the city busy from the end of Spring to early Autumn.