What to do in Rome in June 2019

Rome welcomes June after a soggy May, when many outdoor events were cancelled due to the rain. With a bit of luck June in Rome will be its warm and sunny self and we can all enjoy the wealth of events on offer - many of them happening outdoors. Here is our list of things to do in June, one for each day.

1 June. Head to the Aventine hill this morning for a rare tour inside the Villa of the Knights of Malta.

The gardens of the Knights of Malta 

2 June. Rome commemorates Festa della Repubblica with a military parade and free city museums.
3 June. Try an aloe cocktail on the beach at the kiosk of Fregene hot spot La Baia.

La Baia in Fregene on Rome's coast

4 June. Car afficianados should check out the Police Car museum in the Tor Marancia suburb. 
5 June. Visit the Anglo American Bookshop near the Spanish Steps for a wide range of books in English.

Swiss Institute in Rome. Photo Zero.

6 June. The Swiss Institute celebrates the best in Italian performance in a show tonight at Villa Maraini.
7 June. Hang out at the Beer Park Festival in Parco Nomentana with over 20 craft beers to choose from.

Casa delle Faralle. Photo La Stampa.

8 June. Explore Rome’s Butterfly House, the Casa delle Farfalle, before it closes for the summer.
9 June. Be one of the lucky few to witness rose petals falling through the oculus of the Pantheon.

The Pantheon's enchanting rose petal ceremony

10 June. Indulge in a gelato made with the finest ingredients at Torcè gelaterie.
11 June. Glam it up with girlfriends at DOM Hotel’s roof terrace overlooking the Gianicolo.
12 June. Pop into cool Gagosian Gallery to see the paintings of American artist Helen Frankenthaler.

Isola del Cinema on Tiber Island

13 June. The 25th edition of L’Isola del Cinema kicks off today on Tiber Island.
14 June. If you like fried fish you won't want to miss the Sagra del Pesce in Fiumicino.

CVTà street art festival in Molise

15 June. Head on a road trip to Molise for the CVTà street art festival directed by Alice Pasquini.
16 June. Get tickets for opening night of the 16th Rome Chamber Music Festival at Palazzo Barberini.
17 June. Be entertained at Vinile Restaurant’s Sunday brunch and activities for kids in Ostiense.

Vinòforum wine festival in Rome

8 June. Enjoy a date night at hip event VinòForum and try some of the 2,500 different wine labels.
19 June. Make the trek to S. Felice Circeo with its spiaggia libera for an unforgettable beach day.

Sunset at S. Felice Circeo beach

20 June. Get around town by renting a scooter from Cooltra. Receive 30 per cent discount with WiR card.
21 June. Try a yoga class at one of the beautiful RYOGA centres around Rome. Discounts with WiR card.

Rome's pyramid opens four days a month. Photo Cosa Vedere a Roma.

22 June. Today is one of the few days that Rome's pyramid opens to visitors but book in advance.
23 June. The ancient flower festival returns to the town of Genzano outside Rome this weekend.

Genzano flower festival

24 June. Wander the banks of the Tiber for bars, music and street food with Lungo il Tevere.
25 June. Marvel at the stolen art recovered by Italy's art police at the Quirinale Palace.

L'arte di salvare l'arte at the Quirinal Palace

26 June. Grab a spot around the swimming pool at family-friendly club Piscina delle Rose.
27 June. Don’t miss Kraftwerk 3D at Teatro Romano di Ostia Antica as part of Rock in Roma. 

Rome's literature festival in the Roman Forum

28 June. Catch the final reading of the International Festival of Literature in the Roman Forum. 
29 June. See 90s boy band Take That perform in the Cavea at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. 

Roma Summer Fest at the Cavea

30 June. Be inspired by the Maria Lai retrospective at MAXXI.

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What to do in Rome in June 2019

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