For those who chose to spend their summer holidays in Rome, the eternal city offers a rich and culturally exciting time. During the day or at night, the city is more alive than ever, it’s colorful and cheerful, and there are many activities to choose and to do: outdoor festivals, concerts, parties, operas and ballets. The choice is wide and varied.
So let’s go! Wear comfortable and light clothes, a hat and…you can forget to take with you a bottle of water because Rome is full of Nasoni – the drinking water fountains. That water comes from the mountains, over the aqueducts, and is safe, clean, cold and free.
Lungo il Tevere
Restaurants, pubs, cinemas but also theatrical performances, concerts and exhibitions along the banks of the river.
The beaches (and the clubs!) of Ostia can be reached by the Rome-Lido line train from the Piramide metro station.
Viaggio nei Fori
Music, special effects and a great location for a magical event: the Forum of Augustus and the Forum of Caesar from April 21 to November 11 are illuminated to accompany the spectators in the life of Ancient Rome. Viaggio nei Fori is a show that will make your holidays in the Eternal City even more unforgettable.
A water park close to Rome, where you can not only have fun, but also participate in special events and interact with dolphins, seals and penguins. Zoomarine is the ideal place for children and can be reached with the special shuttle that leaves from Termini station.
Organised by the Teatro Dell’ Opera is a yearly operatic spectacular. Set within the impressive remains of ancient imperial bath complex built by the Emperor in 216.
Rome Summer Fest
Running from 26 May until 1 August is Rome Summer Fest, a summer season of 40 concerts in the futuristic Auditorium Parco della Musica. Confirmed rock and pop acts include Arctic Monkeys, Noel Gallagher, Snarky Puppy, Hollywood Vampires, Alanis Morissette, Franz Ferdinand and Steven Tyler. Meanwhile, southeast of the city at the Ippodromo delle Capannelle racecourse – is Rock in Roma 2018. It’s a programme of evening concerts rather than a traditional all-day line-up, acts booked include The Killers, Megadeth, Roger Waters and the Chemical Brothers.
From 2003, inside Villa Borghese take place A perfect copy of the Globe in the beautiful setting of the Villa Borghese park, with balmy nights perfect for enjoying a three hour performance without fear of rain, it is a treat not to be missed.
Summer is the best time for un ice cream and Rome offers a lot of variety for every taste.
Summer sales in Rome begin usually the first Saturday of July until most of August.
Go to shopping in a mall can be a good idea to escape from the hot days.