10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN ROME

Trace the footsteps of ancient Roman citizens in Italy’s iconic capital

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With some 10 million visitors every year, Rome is the single most popular tourist destination in Italy. Visitors flock to the city to explore iconic landmarks such as The Colosseum, Pantheon and Saint Peter’s Basilica. After exploring the ancient architecture, tourists sample the famous Italian cuisine at the numerous restaurants, bars and cafés.

During the Roman Empire, Rome was known as “The Eternal City,” for those who lived there believed the city would continue to stand regardless of what happened elsewhere in the world. 

This once ancient civilisation has now become a contemporary global power and offers countless activities for your team-building event. There’s something for everyone in this modern city, from professional guided food tours to hot yoga sessions.

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Sample local delicacies with guided food tours

  • Take a guided food tour through Rome, led by authentic Italian locals.
  • Choose from a huge list of themed tours such as a guided night food tour, dessert and sightseeing tours, and gluten-free food tours.
  • Visit must-see sights such as Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and Campo de Fiori Market.
  • The extensive tours will teach you everything you need to know about the local history, culture, and cuisine. 
  • The long walks are intersected by pit stops at delicious local eateries.

Uncover clues and solve puzzles at the escape room

  • Teams are encouraged to use the skills of their team members to solve the puzzles and make their escape.
  • Every room has been carefully decorated using authentic vintage furniture to create a realistic and immersive experience.
  • Challenges can be provided in English and Italian.
  • The ultimate team-building activity for promoting teamwork and creative thinking.
  • Choose from a range of themed rooms including Harry Houdini’s Office, Tormentum, Magical Creatures and more.
  • The staff are welcoming and supportive, ensuring your experience is truly unforgettable.

Combine art and wine: Rome’s most popular pastimes

  • Access the beautiful 17th-century art studio located in the heart of the city centre.
  • The perfect activity for all visitors aged 18 and above.
  • Participants are supplied with all necessary equipment including brushes, aprons, paints, and bottomless wine!
  • Get step-by-step guidance from experienced art teachers.
  • The staff are kind and welcoming, making sure everybody feels comfortable and confident. 

Learn to make authentic Italian dishes with guidance from professional chefs

  • Experienced Italian chefs give you all the skills you need to become a real Italian chef.
  • The class and meal last a total of five hours.
  • The perfect team-building activity for people of all ages.
  • Instructors maintain a light-hearted yet informative atmosphere for the duration of the session.
  • After a few hours of cooking, it’s time to relax and enjoy a delicious meal with your colleagues.
  • Have a go at everything, from peeling, slicing, dicing and mixing.

Race to the finish line at Rome’s go-kart track

  • Race through a winding 900-metre course consisting of two high-speed straights.
  • The qualified and experienced staff provide you with every you need to experience the thrill of go-karting.
  • The equipment and karts and of good quality and are well maintained.
  • The ultimate way to ignite the competitive spirit of your team.
  • Convenient onsite parking makes the day enjoyable and stress-free.
  • The track is located in a stunning location surrounded by nature.

Walk the city streets with an experienced local guide

  • An experienced guide, with a degree in the history of art or archaeology, will lead you through Rome.
  • Learn interesting facts about the city that you wouldn’t find in any guidebook.
  • Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the city while socialising and bonding with your colleagues. 
  • Tours are offered in English and Spanish. 
  • The local guides are experts in the area, providing you with interesting and entertaining information about the city.
  • See the major landmarks of Rome including the Spanish Steps, Colosseum, and more.

Bowl for a strike at the bowling alley

  • Spend the day at Rome’s unique recreation centre founded in 1963 by a group of Italian and American entrepreneurs. 
  • The centre has 24 online tracks capable of hosting a huge competition for company groups.
  • With over 20 lanes, you won’t need to spend hours waiting for your turn.
  • The onsite staff are kind, welcoming and helpful.
  • All of the equipment—including multi-screens and a professional sound system—is up to date and well maintained.
  • Not sure about bowling? The centre also offers a miniature golf course, indoor games room and restaurant with 90s American bar-style furnishings.

Channel your inner marine at paintball

  • The organisation has over 16 years of experience organising immersive paintballing events.
  • Participants are supplied with all the necessary equipment for a successful paintball session.
  • The centre provides only comfortable masks that allow for perfect vision throughout the game.
  • Your game will be supervised by experienced onsite staff.
  • New battle modes are frequently being made available.
  • Use the environment to your advantage to launch a successful assault on the enemy.

Enjoy an all-in-one climbing experience at the climbing park

  • The centre is owned by a dedicated team of experienced climbers.
  • Try your hand at a range of disciplines including bouldering, high-wall climbing and slacklining.
  • Various climbing courses catered to all experience levels from beginner to expert.
  • The indoor and outdoor climbing routes provide the perfect all-weather team-building activity.
  • The large changing room contains five showers, toilets and sinks.
  • The onsite staff are highly experienced and speak English fluently.

Prioritise employee wellbeing with professional yoga classes

  • Explore a diverse range of yoga practices including Yin, Ashtanga, Hatha, Kundalini and more.
  • Follow an experienced yoga instructor as they guide you through a series of yoga poses, with classes tailored to all levels from beginner to advanced.
  • The ultimate way to improve employee wellbeing and relieve stress and tension.
  • Programmes can be structured as single events or recurring meetings.
  • Professional yoga equipment, including blocks, straps, mats, pillows and blankets are provided free of charge.
  • The centre has large lockers where practitioners can store their belongings.

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