What happens when you visit a foreign city and after 5-6 days of full sightseeing you just run out of things to do? I’ll tell you what happens; you end up asking yourself: “and now what?”. As a wanderer myself, I must admit that it’s a pretty frustrating feeling; not knowing what to do or where to go. But hey, you’re in Rome! And it’s my job to always keep you busy. So, here are some of the top events that you might wanna check out.
1) ROMAN TASTING
How could this not be our number one choice? A delicious (and cheap, only 20€!) 4-courses meal that will take you on an awesome journey and delight you with only the best, typical dishes of the region Lazio; from the sublime “pasta alla carbonara” all the way to the divine “crostata” with ricotta and a very peculiar berry called “ visciola”. This mouth-watering dinner will be held at “Panì” restaurant (Viale America, 13) on January 22nd 2018 from 7:30 PM ‘till 11:30 PM. Piece of advice; make a reservation! You definetely don’t wanna miss such amazing experience, do ya?
2) PERSPECTIVE ILLUSIONS AT TRINITA’ DEI MONTI
Aahh, the extraordinary chapels of the ancient church of Trinità dei Monti. Its famous staircase and the wonderful facades are a Must when vacationing in Rome, but not many people have the care to explore its indoors sights and see what true beauty looks like. The artistic and archeological treasures contained inside this old church together with illusionary effects is something that absolutely has to be seen; without shadow of doubt. I promise, you won’t be disappointed! It can be visited on January 27th 2018 at Convento Trinità dei Monti (right on the homonym square) at 10:30 AM. Full price is 10€ . Such gems cannot wait!
3) THE SECRETS OF THE “COPPEDE’ “ NEIGHBOURHOOD
Looking for a little mystery and hidden paths? This adventurous guided visit will take you on a very enjoyable tour all around this legendary neighbourhood whose secrets are often unknown to Roman citizens themselves. An art expert will make you explore even the most intriguing and occult spots giving you the key to discover the real reasons why this concealed area was built. The event takes place in Piazza Buenos Aires on January 27th at 4:00 PM for just 10€. So, ready to play Indiana Jones?
4) ENJOY: WHERE ART MEETS FUN
If you like art and fun things than you might wanna check this one out. After the huge success of the previous exhibition ( WHERE ART MEETS LOVE) , the famous art gallery Chiostro del Bramante will hold another exposition based on a whole new way to see and embrace art. Beautiful works of all kinds from the most notorious artists will definetely give you one of the loveliest experiences ever! These pieces can be admired from January 23rd untill February 25th 2018 in Via Arco della Pace. Opening hours from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Monday thru Friday) . Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Variable prices are up to 13€ plus audioguide included. So, what are you waiting for? Go have some fun!
5) DOMIZIANO’S STADIUM
Last but not least, an ancient Roman gym! No, it has nothing to do with soccer or football. As most of you may assume from its name, it’s actually one of the most ancient sight of the capital requested by the famous homonym Roman Emperor. At the time, his intention was actually to get his people to practice more sport and gynmastics, which is exactly why this huge arena was built in the first place. If you’re an athletics lover than I’m sure you’ll like this place! With a guided tour, its ruins can be visited on January 21st 2018 at 1:45 PM on Via di Tor Sanguigna 3 ( the event also includes a visit to Piazza Navona and the church of Sant’Agnese in Agone). Price is around 16€ (variable).
You see? There’s no need to shorten your vacation when in Rome! Actually, you might wanna consider making it a bit longer. Just saying…
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