Wanted in Rome's guide to the best events and things to do in Rome during March 2018.
. Enjoy a guided tour
of the Artisti all'Opera
exhibition followed by a Tutto Verdi
concert at 17.30 at Palazzo Braschi.
. Check out Rome's first edition of the art fair Artrooms
, at the Church Palace Hotel, a converted Renaissance palace near the Vatican.
. Unwind at the Rome Whisky Festival
which showcases a vast range of whisky
, from well-known to rare, at the Sale delle Fontane in EUR.
. Step back into the pop culture
of the past with an exhibition of photos by Terry O'Neill
at the Vittoriano.
. A once-off chance to watch Carmen
, recorded live from the Royal Opera House in London, at the Odeon or Lux cinemas at 19.45.
. Dive into 2,700 years of history
of the Eternal City through the new Welcome To Rome
experience. Free entry for WiR cardholders.
8 March. Show appreciation for the women in your life by giving them a bouquet of mimosa for International Women’s Day.
. Sample West African cuisine
while helping a good cause with a fundraising dinner
at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center at 19.00.
. Enjoy a family day at Bioparco di Roma
and get the chance to feed Sophia the elephant
12 March. Transport yourself to France with a carefully-crafted croissant from Le Carrè Français, near Piazza Cavour.
. Marvel at the work of Chinese artist Liu Bolin
, the so-called Invisible Man, at the Vittoriano.
. Watch British muralist
My Dog Sighs in action for the Forgotten Project
outside the Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital.
. Check out the programme of Libri Come
, Rome’s international festival devoted to books
and reading, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
. Head to Testaccio for the Car Boot Market
, featuring 80 car-fulls of second-hand items, including vintage
clothes, vinyls, jewellery and bric-a-brac.
. Seize the opportunity to see precious Japanese
artefacts at the Japanese Cultural Institute’s exhibition Fuori Tutto
. Delight in The Klimt Experience
, a successful multi-sensory
tribute to the artist at the Sala delle Donne.
21. The Irish Film Festa
, the only Italian film festival dedicated completely to Irish cinema
, runs for five days at the Casa del Cinema in Rome.
. Consider a day trip to the relaxing hot springs
and thermal baths
near the Tuscan town of Saturnia.
. Snag a table at Il Goccetto
and choose a glass from one of their 800 bottles of wine
for an early aperitivo.
25 March. Don’t miss a chance to see Pope Francis and attend a Papal Mass for Palm Sunday at 09.30 in St Peter’s Square.
27 March. Tap into your inner creative with a trip to renowned art store Poggi’s new location on Via di Ripetta.
. Take in a concert
of Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman
for Accademia S. Cecilia at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
. Spend the evening immersed in a virtual reality
world at the popular Ara Pacis exhibit The Ara as it was
. Book a tour of the Barberini gardens
at Castel Gandolfo to have your own version of a papal retreat
just outside the city.