Are you planning to experience some cool summer events in the hot Ancient Rome? Then read on. Rome is certainly a remarkable place to visit. This is not only due to the amazing and beautiful landmarks, but also due to the cultural events and festivals that take place each year. Some of these festivals include:
The Estate Romana festival (also known as Summer festival) showcases the Roman and Italian culture and arts. The festival features classical music, rock, and jazz that can be enjoyed in amphitheaters and outdoor venues throughout the city. In addition, movies and plays, film and theatre are showcased in unique locations. From the parks to the steps of buildings and churches, you can view movie screens that have been set up in these impromptu stages.
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The San Lorenzo Estate is always a star in the summer events due to its location at the heart of City Hall in the Roman Capital. This event keeps the summer alive for the locals and tourists alike. It features entertainment, games and activities, culture and services all in an urban area with a beautiful backdrop of greenery and amazing food courts that are always open.
Other amazing festivals include; The Roma Europa Festival which showcases theatre, modern art, and celebrations of music and dance. The cartoon and comic Festival Romics takes is characterized by exhibitions and meetings with publishing companies in the world of cartoon, as well as the cartoon film showings. The Roma Jazz Festival is also enjoyed by many. It features both Italian and international artists who perform for the public. Another great event is the Sana a Roma which is a new Mediterranean Trade Fair that majors in Natural Products. There are a variety of displays of bio products and a tasting of the same products as well as conferences. A must attend fashion event is the Donna Sotto le Stelle which takes place on the stunning and famous Spanish Steps on the Piazza di Spagna. The event features catwalks with the latest fashion trends from affluent designers.
When on the summer break you are sure to enjoy this land of great food as there is a good number of Italian eateries such as the EmilyHouse which is a Bed & Breakfast located in the quiet Rome District. It has a friendly and relaxed atmosphere just for the guests’ pleasure. Another great B&B is the Domus Caracalla which is just a walking distance from the baths of Caracalla. Here you can enjoy a free continental breakfast and free internet.
If you are looking for a great vacation visiting Rome during the Summer will do you good.