Type: Great Views, Public Spaces, Sightseeing
The Spanish Steps were completed in 1726 and ever since, people have looked upon this massive staircase with wonder and awe. The three flights and landings represent the Trinity, and you almost feel... Read More
The Spanish Steps were completed in 1726 and ever since, people have looked upon this massive staircase with wonder and awe. The three flights and landings represent the Trinity, and you almost feel as though you could be climbing toward Heaven's Gates as you ascend. Once at the very top, you have a breathtaking view of the eternal city, with historic buildings surrounding you and a sea of people bustling below. The Steps are a popular meeting place for young Romans and tourists, and you are likely to see artists at work around the area. BUS: 117, 119 or 590. METRO: Spagna
Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti
- Romantic Things to Do: "Walk in the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday but don't sit - it's now prohibited."
- Historic Sites: "Recent new city rules prohibit sitting on the steps and can incur hefty fines. Walking up and standing on the stairs is fine."
- Free Things to Do: "Aside from its beauty, the Spanish Steps remains it's a popular meeting place for young Romans looking to hit on and flirt with the foreign girls."
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The Spanish Steps is the biggest staircase in all of Europe and a great choice for lovers wanting to recreate their own Roman Holiday.
- Best for Historic Sites Because: Take a walk on the biggest staircase in all of Europe.
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: The largest outdoor staircase in Europe is a great spot to sit and people watch