Day-by-day guide to the best events and things to do in Rome during August 2019.
3 Aug. Score tickets to Verdi’s Aida opera at the Baths of Caracalla.
5 Aug. See the traditional August snow shower at the Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore.
7 Aug. Go early to climb St Peter's dome and enjoy a birds-eye-view of Rome.
9 Aug. Check out Eden Garden Experience in north Rome for aperitivo, dj sets and dinner.
10 Aug. Enjoy a cocktail and a cool breeze at Magick Bar on the banks of the Tiber.
12 Aug. Spend a chilled-out evening at Voodoo Bar in the Colle Oppio district.
14 Aug. Soak up the literary past of Caffè Greco, Rome's oldest coffee bar.
16 Aug. Cheer on the horses in Siena’s central piazza for the annual Palio of Siena.
17 Aug. Bear the bus ride to Sabaudia for a swim in the crystal clear water.
19 Aug. Go early to Belle Arti to snag a spot in the shade around the pool.
20 Aug. Take a guided moonlit stroll through the castle on the beach in S. Severa.
22 Aug. Marvel at the fairytale architecture of Rome's Coppedè quarter.
24 Aug. Enjoy a Vivaldi concert at the celebrated Stresa Festival in Lake Maggiore.
25 Aug. Glimpse into the ancient past at Palazzo Valentini in the city centre.
27 Aug. Admire 19th-century photographs of Rome in a show at Palazzo Braschi.
29 Aug. Head to Parioli for the tasting menu at fine dining restaurant Metamorfosi.
30 Aug. Have a family day out at Lago di Bolsena close to Rome.
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