Travel Tips for TRAC 2016 in Rome

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TRAC 2016 is just two months away. To help you plan your trip, Matthew Mandich has put together a list of useful links for travel and sightseeing in Rome.

Getting around: The closest metro stop for the RAC/TRAC conference held at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ is Policlincio on the Metro B (blue line). The next closest stop is Castro Pretorio, again, on the Metro B. For a map detailing all metros, trains, and trams in the City click here: http://www.atac.roma.it/files/doc.asp?r=4

 

Alternatively, several bus lines and trams also pass by the conference venue and a map can be found here (bus lines in black, tram lines in green): http://www.atac.roma.it/files/doc.asp?r=3

 

For information concerning archaeological sites in the City and the suburbs, complete with opening times and prices, click here (all sites listed in the left column):

http://archeoroma.beniculturali.it/en/archaeological-site/colosseum

 

For lists of museums, complete with opening time and prices click here: http://archeoroma.beniculturali.it/en/museums; and here: http://en.museiincomuneroma.it/informazioni_pratiche/biglietti_e_audioguide

 

Additional suggested sites and museums: Basilica San Clemente with mithraeum (http://basilicasanclemente.com/eng/), Roman Houses on the Celio (http://goitaly.about.com/od/ancient-roman-remains/fl/ancient-roman-houses-saints-john-paul-rome.htm), and the Catacombs of San Sebastian on the Via Appia (http://www.catacombe.org/uk_index.html)

 

Rome has many options when it comes to restaurants, bars, and nightlife. These links offer some information on both popular and lesser-known spots to spend an evening: https://www.likealocalguide.com/rome/nightlife; http://www.rome.info/entertainment/nightlife/; http://www.romeing.it/rome-nightlife-guide-best-bars-in-rome/

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