Wanted in Rome's day-by-day guide to the best events and things to do in Rome throughout the month of August.
. Bring some friends to the Summer Beer Garden
for fresh air, music, food and beer.
. Use your WiR card for a reduced ticket
to a showing at L’Isola del Cinema on Tiber Island
. Witness the recreation of the "Miracle of the Snow
" tonight at the Basilica
of S. Maria Maggiore.
. Beat the heat by taking the kids to Hydromania water park
. Tour the Passetto di Borgo
, an 800m-long escape route
linking the Vatican to Castel S. Angelo.
. Hop on a train and experience an orchestral performance over the sea at sunrise
as part of the Ravello Festival
on the Amalfi Coast.
. Visit Villa Torlonia to see a retrospective dedicated to Roman artist Duilio Cambelloti
. Marvel at the multimedia show Giudizio Universale: Michelangelo and the Secrets of the Sistine Chapel
. WiR cardholders get 10 per cent discount
. Make a point of trying a new gelato
spot: we recommend Neve di Latte
. Check out the free light show
each night on the façade of Temple of Hadrian
in Piazza di Pietro.
. Take a trip out to the Quarticciolo suburb to see the enormous new mural
by street artist Blu.
. View the paintings of Turner
at the Chiostro del Bramante before the exhibition closes. WiR cardholders receive a €2 ticket discount
. Visit Bomarzo
for the Porcini Mushroom Festival
at Parco Delle Stelle.
. Catch Italy's largest ever Canaletto exhibition
before it ends tomorrow at Palazzo Braschi.
. Imagine what the opening games at the Colosseum looked like with the holograms and sounds of the virtual reality
show Sangue e Arena
. Enjoy the Blue Flag beach
, reachable by public transport.
. For a bit of nightlife check out the weekly party
hosted by L-Ektrica at Hotel Butterfly
. Check out the programme of the ARTCITY festival
with events in Rome museums and cultural sites in the Lazio region.
. Visit the silent tenth-century cloisters
at the Nuovo Regina Margherita hospital in Trastevere.
. Indulge in a day by the olympic-sized pool
at the Cavalieri Hilton
in Monte Mario.
. Take an eerie tour
of the wartime bunker
used by Mussolini at Villa Torlonia.
. Entry to the Vatican Museums
today, between 09.00 and 12.30, leaving by 14.00.
. Join DJ Lindy Hop at her Monday Night Swinging event in the garden
of Monk club
28 Aug. Now would be a good time to snag an outdoor table at Roman trattoria Cesare al Casaletto.
. The Capitoline Museums hosts an exhibition
focusing on the ancient Roman Kingdom
. Rent a canoe
at Lago di Martignano
and take in the scenic views surrounding the beaches.