Rome is a city of Romance, excitement, and history. Help it come alive with these apps that uncover hidden gems around the city.
This has real-time images from different webcams in Rome that show skylines, cityscapes, and famous sites. It’s great if you want to know what the weather is before heading out or if you want to choose between sites.
This compass from Lonely Planet is $.99 and shows you sites, restaurants, shopping, and more using AR and based on your GPS location.
Vatican Sistine Chapel Rome
Use this app not only to buy tickets and skip the line – but get a free multimedia guided tour of the Sistine Chapel as well – with over 35 minutes of content. Once it’s loaded it works offline. Great way to learn more about the Sistine Chapel!
Walks in Rome
This app is $3.59 and has six mellow GPS-guided walking tours through the areas of Rome that are richest with history and culture. Great way to spend the day!
Vatican St Peter Basilica Rome
Use this app not only to buy tickets and skip the line – but get a free multimedia guided tour of the St. Peter’s Basilica as well – with over 55 minutes of content, 12 audio tracks, and 70 images. Once it’s loaded it works offline. Great way to learn more about St. Peter’s Basilica and enrich your experience there.