Rome has an extensive web of public transportation system and it consists of trams, metro, trains, buses and taxis which are very conveniently connected and can take you to every corner of Rome. Located at the eastern end of the ancient city center, Spanish Steps is thronged by tourists all throughout the year especially during spring and summer. There are 135 steps if you can climb but if you can’t there is a lift adjacent to the metro station that can take you to the top.
Below are some ways about how to reach Spanish Steps.
You can opt for the underground transportation system or the metro system if you are looking forward for a shorter travel time. To reach the Spanish Steps, Line A or the red line must be taken and make an exit at the Spagna. The metro station is just next to your destination.
Rome has a wide network of buses as well. Several buses go to Piazza Del Popolo and Piazza Del Flaminio, which are about 10 minutes’ walk away from the Spanish Steps. The hop on - hop off bus also drops you 10 minutes’ walk away from this place. Bus 40 express can take you to Spanish Steps and explore Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon Temple and Piazza Argentina on the way.
Walking and cycling
There is no other better to way explore the Spanish Steps and other monuments in the vicinity than to walk or peddle your way around. These self-guided walks are free and are surely very rewarding as you can practically visit all the places in the old city center. You can buy a reference guide book and a map to guide you through and voila! You are an independent traveler.
Professional Guided walks
There are professional guides available too. These guides cover Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and the Pantheon. You will experience as if you are travelling through the time as you will explore the picturesque alleyways and sites of Rome.
Best time to visit the Spanish Steps
Evenings and late afternoons are the best time to visit the Spanish Steps as it is during this time the live music can be enjoyed. You can visit the Spanish Steps in the morning to enjoy the tranquil and peaceful atmosphere of the place. Explore the wine bars, restaurants, cafes and indulge in shopping spree. Surely you will have a great time at the Spanish Steps with your family and friends. Please keep your belongings safe and secure and be aware of the pick pockets.