Most Romantic Places in Rome

Rome is more than just an array of ancient structures and art works. It is likewise one of the most romantic places on earth. Rome attracts couples from all over the world because of its ever picturesque masterpieces and fascinating history. However, there are lots of other things that can be done in Rome. If you are planning to make the most out of your Rome tour, or perhaps you are planning to propose to your partner while in Rome, here are some of the best places to visit. Make your proposal worth remembering by picking the most romantic place that is perfect for proposal.

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps

The Spanish Steps is a perfect iconic proposal site. Proposal can be best done during sunrise. You can ask your partner to climb the Spanish Steps early in the morning and while watching the sun rising, you can pop the magic words and question to your partner. Although you may do the proposal anytime of the year, it is still best to visit the place during spring and summer seasons. It is during these seasons where you can see different types of flowers displayed all throughout the Spanish Steps, thus adding a romantic ambiance and a more soothing atmosphere. You may as well share an intimate moment by grabbing a cup of Roman coffee at the nearby teashop and by asking your partner to sit with you on the steps in the morning.


Ancient Rome is well-known for its seven hills and belvedere is known to be the ultimate romantic site in Rome. Accordingly, you can get a more picturesque view of Rome from Gianicolo. It is located just above Trastevere, overlooking some of the famous sightseeing spots like the Pantheon and the Vittorio Emanuele monument located in Piazza Venezia. Relish the quixotic panorama as Rome unrolls barely before your eyes during sweet morning air on this ever cozy spot. You may also take a sit on the tranquil steps of the Quarcia del Tasso Amphitheater that is located just a short walk away from Gianicolo. On the other side, you can find Pincio. It is an exquisite terrace where you can experience a bird’s eye view of Piazza del Popolo.

Tiber River

Tiber Island in Tiber River

Tiber Island in Tiber River

Another romantic way of spending intimate moment with your partner is by joining the Tiber boat tour. There is nothing more romantic than sailing with your cherished one on the waters of Tiber River. Not only that you will enjoy this relaxing and romantic sailing tour but you will as well get to see the magnificent gems of the city just like the Janiculum Hill and the Saint Peter’s Basilica. The tour usually starts from Ponte Ducas’Aosta and ends in IsolaTiberina and vice versa. Night cruises with on board dinner are also available during summer.

Parco Savello

Parco Savello is known for its Orange and Rose Gardens. It is a perfect spot for couples to take memorable pictures. You may either take a short leisurely stroll around the gardens or enjoy the scenery while sitting along the Trastevere River. Either way, you can surely enjoy an intimate moment with your partner and find the perfect time to pop the question. Strolling in Parco Savello can be done anytime but the place offers a more romantic ambiance when roses are in season. You may enjoy the fresh and heartwarming aroma of roses especially during the season where there are plenty of roses sprouting. You may as well try to go a little further up the hill and enjoy looking at the orange groves and overseeing Saint Peter’s from a distance.

Certainly, there are a lot more that Rome offers, ranging from its scrumptious local cuisines to fashionable designers shopping. Rome also offers everything from bravurabasilicas and ruins to effervescent night life. Rome also offers a lot more romantic must visit sites like the Villa D’Este, Baths of Caracalla, Trevi Fountain, Janiculum Hill and Via Sacra.

 Author biography:

Angie van Kemenade is the owner of, a site that offers sightseeing information about the popular attractions in Rome. Angie loves traveling and Rome is her family’s favorite holiday destination.


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