Top things to do in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Top Choice Basilica in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere

Nestled in a quiet corner of Trastevere's focal square, this is said to be the oldest church dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Rome. In its original form, it dates to the early 3rd century, but a major 12th-century ma…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Antica Caciara Trasteverina

The fresh ricotta is a prized possession at this century-old deli, and it's usually gone by lunchtime. If you’re too late, take solace in the luscious ricotta infornata (oven-baked ricotta), wheels of famous, black-…
Top Choice Trattoria in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Trattoria Da Cesare al Casaletto

Rome's best trattoria? Many think so and you will too after an amazing meal of Roman standards where virtually every dish is prepared just so. The restaurant is simplicity itself, dozens of tables in a plain setting…
Top Choice Food in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Biscottificio Innocenti

For homemade biscuits, bite-sized meringues and fruit tarts large and small, there is no finer address in Rome than this vintage biscottificio with ceramic-tiled interior, fly-net door curtain and a set of old-fashi…
Top Choice Trattoria in Trastevere & Gianicolo

La Tavernaccia

This family-run trattoria bustles every minute it's open. Book in advance to get one of Rome's most sought after tables. The setting is simplicity itself, and the food is sensational. Roman classics get stellar trea…
Top Choice Gallery in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Galleria Corsini

Once home to Queen Christina of Sweden, whose bedroom witnessed a steady stream of male and female lovers, the 16th-century Palazzo Corsini was designed by Ferdinando Fuga in grand Versailles style, and houses part …
Top Choice Historic Building in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Villa Farnesina

The interior of this gorgeous 16th-century villa is fantastically frescoed from top to bottom. Several paintings in the Loggia of Cupid and Psyche and the Loggia of Galatea, both on the ground floor, are attributed …
Top Choice Trattoria in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Da Enzo

Vintage ochre walls, yellow-checked tablecloths and a traditional menu featuring all the Roman classics: what makes this tiny and staunchly traditional trattoria exceptional is its careful sourcing of local, quality…
Top Choice Basilica in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Trastevere

The last resting place of the patron saint of music features Pietro Cavallini's stunning 13th-century fresco, in the nuns' choir of the hushed convent adjoining the church. Inside the church itself, Stefano Maderno'…
Top Choice Cafe in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Bar San Calisto

Head to 'Sanca' for its basic, stuck-in-time atmosphere, cheap prices and large terrace. It attracts everyone from intellectuals to people-watching idlers and foreign students. It's famous for its chocolate – come f…