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Au pair in Rome? Do you want to work as an au pair in Rome?

 

Here you can find more information and many suggestions for your au pair stay in Rome.

 

Information at a glance

City: Rome
Country: Italy
Language: Italian
Surface area: 1.285,306 km²
Population: 2.638.842 (2012)
Country and area code: +39–06
Website: www.comune.roma.it

 

Au pair stay in Rome

Rome is the biggest city in Italy and the country's capital.

 

Inside Rome you can also find the Vatican City, an independent state. Some UN organizations are also based in Rome.

 

Rome is also an important economic and cultural center, and Rome's ancient history is still very present today, not only in museums but also on the streets.

 

Being an au pair in Rome

  • requirements: 18-30 years, not married, no children, be in good health, experience with children
  • working hours: 25-35 hours per week
  • responsibilities: child care and small chores around the house
  • salary: 250 to 300 Euros per month
  • duration of au pair stay: 3 – 12 months
  • health insurance: ask your health insurance company for more information
  • language course: there are public and private language schools
  • driver's license: having a driver's license can be an advantage

 

What to do in your free time in Rome

Au pairs in Italy get 1,5 to 2 days off per week. Take advantage of this free time to see the city and meet new people. Once you get used to the daily routine in your host family, it will be easier for you to plan your free time. Try to make the most of your day since there are many things to do and see in Rome.

 

Rome has many ancient buildings and numerous museums. Rome's historic center has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.

 

The most important sights in Rome

  1. Capitoline Museums
  2. Colosseum
  3. Forum Romanum
  4. Pantheon
  5. Spanish Steps
  6. St. Peter's Basilica
  7. St. Peter's Square
  8. Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica
  9. Trevi fountain
  10. Vatican Museums

 

Language Schools in Rome

One important goal during an au pair stay in Rome is obviously to improve your Italian skills.

 

Apart from practicing the language with your host family, you can also take language classes.

 

Your host family has to give you enough time off so you can take language classes.

 

 

Language schools in Rome:

  • Language school Dilit
  • Scud´It
  • World Wide Words
  • Torre Di Babele

 

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Sports in Rome

Rome is a great city for sports enthusiasts. While you work out you get to enjoy the unique atmosphere of the city. Where else can you go jogging right next to ancient buildings from Roman times, such as the Circus Maxiums or the Villa Borghese? If you like running, also check out the Rome marathon website: www.maratonadiroma.it

 

 

Sports in Rome:

  1. yoga and Pilates courses
  2. sports centers
  3. public pools
  4. riding a bike
  5. jogging
  6. gyms

 

Our suggestion for soccer fans: try to go to a local soccer game, it's quite an experience!

 

Exploring the surroundings of Rome

The weekends are perfect to get to know the areas around Rome.

 

 

Some popular destinations around Rome are:

  • Castelli Romani – picturesque villages
  • Cerveteri
  • Hadrian's Villa
  • Ostia & Ostia Antica – archeological sites
  • Subiaco – monastery
  • Tivoli – beautiful city

 

 

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