House swap in Rome

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Rome and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We don’t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Rome

Rome follows Central European Time (CET, UTC+1) and switches to UTC+2 (CEST) during summer months.
Main language
Hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters.
Closest airport
Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy's busiest airport.
Intl. train station
Roma Termini
Central station with connections to other European countries.
Near beach?
± 25km
Rome is inland, but the Tyrrhenian coast is not far with beaches like Ostia.
Near mountains?
The Apennines run down the spine of Italy and are close to Rome.
Local Cuisine
Creamy pasta with eggs, cheese, and pancetta; Roman indulgence on a plate.
Euro (€ - EUR)
Used by 19 of the 27 EU countries.
Must see
An ancient amphitheater known for gladiator contests; an enduring symbol of Imperial Rome.
Hidden gem
Aventine Keyhole
A mysterious keyhole offering a unique view of St. Peter's Basilica, aligned perfectly with the garden beyond.
Water quality
Tap water is sourced mainly from springs and is generally safe to drink.
Home Swap Rome - A city of history, culture, and great food

A city of history, culture, and great food

Rome is a city like no other. From its ancient ruins to its vibrant nightlife, there's something for everyone in this fascinating Italian metropolis. When most people think of Rome, they think of the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the Trevi Fountain. And with good reason - these iconic landmarks are must-sees for any visitor to the city. But Rome has so much more to offer in terms of history and culture. The Vatican City, home to the Pope and the world's smallest independent state, is just a stone's throw away from the city center. And don't forget to visit the many museums and galleries that showcase the city's rich artistic heritage.

Home Swap Rome - Food, Glorious Food

Food, Glorious Food

One of the best things about Rome is the food. From traditional Italian dishes like pasta and pizza to more exotic fare, you'll find something to suit every taste in the city's many restaurants and trattorias. And when it comes to drinks, Rome has plenty of options to choose from, whether you're a fan of coffee, wine, or cocktails.

Home Swap Rome - Experience the Nightlife

Experience the Nightlife

But it's not just the food and drink that makes Rome such a great place to visit. The city is also home to a thriving nightlife scene, with plenty of bars, clubs, and restaurants to keep you entertained until the early hours of the morning. And if you're in the mood for some retail therapy, you'll find plenty of shopping opportunities in the city's many boutiques and department stores.

Home Swap Rome - Sunny Skies and Mild Winters

Sunny Skies and Mild Winters

Rome enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with warm, sunny summers and mild, wet winters. The average temperature in the summer months is around 25°C, making it the perfect time to visit if you want to enjoy the city's many outdoor attractions. And even in the winter, the temperature rarely drops below 10°C, so you can still enjoy exploring the city without worrying about getting too cold.

Home Swap Rome - Laptop-Friendly Bars and Co-Working Spaces

Laptop-Friendly Bars and Co-Working Spaces

Rome may be steeped in history, but it's also a modern, forward-thinking city. Whether you're a digital nomad or just need to catch up on some work while you're on vacation, you'll find plenty of laptop-friendly bars and co-working spaces in the city. The quality of the internet connection is generally good, so you shouldn't have any problems getting online and staying connected.

Home Swap Rome - Convenient Home Swapping

Convenient Home Swapping

Home swapping is a convenient and cost-effective way to live like a local while you're visiting Rome. It involves swapping homes with another traveler, allowing you to stay in someone else's home for the duration of your trip. This means that instead of staying in a hotel or rental property, you can live in a real Roman home, complete with all the amenities and comforts of home.

Ready to swap your home?

Join Swaphouse by creating an account. You can list your home in a few simple steps. Once that's done, begin exploring homes around the world for an exciting new and affordable workation adventure!

Need more information?

Many questions are covered in our FAQ, but please don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions about Swaphouse, creating an account or swapping your home.