Rome is one of the most amazing cities in the world. Some call it the Eternal City. In addition, indeed, the age of the Italian capital is so great that the concentration of historical sights in the city exceeds all imaginable limits.
However, Rome is famous not only for this. The capital of Italy, among other things, is one of the centers of entertainment, outdoor activities and vibrant nightlife. Millions of tourists who visit the capital every year are happy to take part in noisy parties in Italian bars and clubs. So that you do not get lost in the variety of institutions, read our Entertainment Guide in Rome.
Festivals in Rome are held regularly throughout the year. Local residents and of course city guests take part in them. The scope of the celebrations is impressive. As a rule, the streets of the city are decorated with festoons and balloons, and music is played for the whole quarter. Here are just some of the most popular Rome festivals:
- Foundation Day of Rome (April 21);
As part of the festival are many cultural events, a carnival and even a beauty contest.
- Mardi Gras Festival (February);
This is a carnival with dances, games and costumed participants.
- Festival Noantri (July);
This is the largest festival of religious themes in Rome. However, it includes folk dances, songs and a variety of entertainment.
- Food Festival Lungo il Tevere (July);
The best restaurants in the city take part in it, and a food fair is held as part of the fest.
- Music Festival “Rock in Rome” (June-August);
The festival includes performances of both Italian and foreign music groups.
- Cineporto Film Festival (July-August);
Directors from around the world take part in the festival. In the intervals between shows, you can watch performances of popular music bands from Italy.
Roman nightlife is widely known even far beyond Italy. Nightly entertainment begins in the evening and continues until dawn.
One of the areas of the city where the main part of entertainment is concentrated is Testaccio. Other equally boring areas are the Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona and the Spanish Steps. In all these areas, there is a huge amount of a wide variety of bars, pubs, restaurants and nightclubs.
Many nightclubs in Rome open their doors to visitors around 10 o’clock in the evening. The best nightclubs are located in the Testaccio district. There are also various concert halls and cafes, including wine bars and nightclubs.
In addition, just walking around the city you will surely meet street musicians who organize small concerts every evening in the main squares of the city. It must be said that the atmosphere of such speeches is simply amazing and remains in the memory for a long time.