# Spring in Rome
One of the best times of the year to visit Rome is in the springtime when the weather is pleasant and you can make the most of visiting the monuments of the city's millennium-long history. By visiting in the spring you can beat the summer crowds as well as the summer heat. Reserve a [One of the best times of the year to visit Rome is in the springtime when the weather is pleasant and you can make the most of visiting the monuments of the city's millennium-long history. By visiting in the spring you can beat the summer crowds as well as the summer heat. Reserve a] during the spring and make your way around to all the historical wonder and natural beauty of the city.
Take advantage of the beautiful weather and go sightseeing by bicycle. You can hire any kind of bike imaginable in Rome: tandem, road bikes, children's bikes, and trekking bikes. Visit a shop for a high quality specialized bike or save some money and go with the heavier cruisers from a street stand. Learn how to navigate the streets in Rome by bicycle by taking a short guided tour with a guide from one of the rental shops.
Visit near the end of spring in mid-May and you may just hit the week of free admission to all publicly owned landmarks and historical sites. For a specific 7 to 10 day period every landmark is wide open and free of charge, making spring a fantastic time to save money on your Rome vacation! Get around to the best sites with a [Rome rental car].
There are at least three campsites near Rome where you can enjoy the fantastic springtime weather and sleep out under the stars - all without giving up the amenities of a hotel! Check out Happy Valley campsite, which is complete with a pool, bar, and restaurant and minimarket.