Whether you’re a remote worker planning to spend a season abroad in Rome, or a first-time visitor who needs to find your way around the city, having internet access is a must during your trip. Plus, with so many gorgeous sights available, you’ll definitely want to snap some pictures with your cell phone and upload them on social media while on the go.
Fortunately, there are several places where you can enjoy free internet access throughout Rome, including top attractions and cafes.
So, if you find yourself wandering the Eternal City and need to get online, you might want to check this guide to discover where to find free wi-fi around Rome. Have a look!
How To Use Free Wi-Fi In Rome
Free WiFi is widely available in Rome. In case you have a SIM card from an Italian operator, you can register for the Digit Roma service, which provides free internet access through a network of Wi-Fi hotspots in libraries, museums, schools, and public offices in the Municipalities of Rome, as well as in bathhouses and hotels on the Lungomare of Ostia.
To register for the Digit Roma service, you must indicate your name, surname, email, and phone number. After registering, be sure to make the first access within the next 24 hours, or the registration will be canceled, and the operation must be repeated.
Travelers can also download the wifi.italia.it, which allows 300MB of internet access daily at over 3,000 hotspots in Italy. By downloading the app and registering, you can automatically connect as soon as the smartphone detects the presence of a hotspot of a federated network. It’s free and unlimited.
Alternatively, there’s also an array of wifi points in Rome where it’s possible to enjoy a wireless connection for free. Find the list below:
Free WiFi Hotspots in Rome
Did you know that it’s possible to get free wifi in several of Rome’s best attractions? Access points throughout the city include:
- The Trevi Fountain
- Piazza di Spagna
- Piazza Navona
- Saint Peter’s Square, St. Peter’s Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), and the Sistine chapel, in The Vatican
- Trajan’s Column
- Campo de Fiori
Rome Cafes and Bars
Rome has a wide array of cafes, bars, and restaurants where it’s possible to get free wifi access. This is the perfect option for remote workers looking for inspiring places to take their laptops and get things while drinking a cup of coffee or a craft beer.
Here are some places in Rome where you can have a drink or coffee while enjoying a wireless connection:
- Ex Circus;
- Bar Del Fico;
- The Chapter Roma Bar;
- Mediterraneo al MAXXI;
- Café Letterario.
ADR (Aeroporto Di Roma) offers Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino airport (FCO) passengers free and unlimited Wi-Fi service via a latest-generation network, widely distributed at all airport areas, including check-in, gates, arrivals, etc.
To connect, passengers simply have to select the “Free Wi-Fi” network on their devices, open their browsers, and then they’ll be automatically redirected to the home page.
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