Tourist offices in Rome

Where to get tourist information in Rome, Italy

The main tourist office

The official A.P.T. tourist office is at Via Parigi 5 (tel. +39-06-3600-4399 or +39-06-488-991; or, for a searchable database of everything tourist-related in Rome,

It's about a 5-minute walk straight out from Stazione Termini train station, across several piazze and traffic circles, just beyond Piazza della Repubblica and up to the the right. It's open Monday to Saturday 9am to 7pm.

For general information, call tel. +39-06-060-608.

Tourism info kiosks around town

More conveniently, Rome also has 14 tourist info kiosks (most open daily 9:30am–7:15pm) dispensing maps and pamphlets and selling RomaPass sightseeing card and tickets for tourist buses and Tiber boats at the following locations:

At major transport hubs

  • Fiumicino airport, at the International Arrivals Terminal 3 [which until 2010 was called Terminal B–C] (open daily 8am–7:30pm).
  • Ciampino airport, at the baggage claim (open daily 9am–6:30pm).
  • Termini train station, at track 24 (technical address: Via Giovanni Giolitti 34; open daily 8am–8:30pm)
  • Tiburtina train station, opening soon.

In the historic center

  • Fori Imperiali, not a kiosk but an office on Via dei Fori Imperiali, just across from the location of the hulking Basilica of Maxentius in the Roman Forum, between Largo Corrado Ricci and Piazza del Colosseo, just down from the Imperial Fori and up fom the Colosseum (open daily 9:30am–7:15pm)
  • Minghetti, on Via Marco Minghetti, about halfway between the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain near the Piazza Venezia end of Via del Corso (open daily 9:30am–7:15pm)
  • Piazza Navona, on Piazza delle Cinque Lune (open daily 9:30am–7:15pm)
  • Touring Club, in the new offices of Italy's premier automobile association, Piazza SS. Apostoli 23–65, just off the NE corner of Piazza Venezia (open Mon–Sat 10am–12:30pm and 3-7pm, Sun 10am–1pm)
  • Portico d'Ottavia, in the Jewish Ghetto at Via di Santa Maria del Pianto 1/Via Portico d'Ottavia a few E blocks of Largo Argentina (open daily 8am–6pm; closed Jewish holidays)
  • Barberini, at Via di San Basilio 51, near Via di Bascilia, a long block NE of Piazza Barberini (open Mon-Fri 9:30am–7pm)

Across the Tiber (Vatican/Trastevere)

  • Castel Sant'Angelo, on Piazza Pia (open daily 9:30am–7:15pm)
  • San Pietro, on Largo del Colonnato at the intersection with Via dei Corridori, just NE of the collonade around St. Peter's Square (to the right, if you are facing St. Peter's) (open daily 9am–5pm)

South of Termini (Esquiline/Viminal)

  • Nazionale, on Via Nazionale in front of the Palazzo delle Esposizioni (open daily 9:30am–:157pm)
  • Santa Maria Maggiore, on Via dell'Olmata (open daily 9:30am–7pm)

At the beach

  • Ostia Lido, on Lungomare Paolo Toscanelli at the corner with piazza Anco Marzio (open daily 9:30am–7:15pm)

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