‘Rome’ – the city that has a lot of tags attached to its name. A city that is invulnerable to modernity and frantic about everything, but a serener one. During summers, it’s like an oven, but still inspires all of you to live with it. Its magnificent beauty astonishes you to visit over and over again.
In our last blog, we’ve covered you with the eight free things to do while in Rome, and now we would like to let you enjoy the events held in Rome during the month of May.
It’s May – ‘Maggio’ in Italian. Spring in its full swing! It’s time to come out of your places and explore the eternal city that is full of everlasting fun. So, book your flights from Sydney to Rome with Book A Fly Australia to delight your holidays. Whether you take pleasure in a concert, sip wine in a piazza, or enjoying one of Rome’s festivals in the month, we have all the deets here to offer you. Take a look –
Peep Into The Modern Art
Rome houses some of the most renowned museums and art galleries worldwide. Delight in all the museums that have priceless work of art. There are numerous collections from the Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese to the National Museum of Rome. Worth a visit while complimenting the artistic, cultural heritage.
While roaming in Rome, if you might feel like visiting a museum, you can get FREE entry to state museums on the first Sunday of each month. Even, there is an availability of free tickets to over 300 Italian state museums, gardens, monuments and archaeological sites, but opening hours varies per site.
Another shot is – FREE entry to the Vatican Museums on the last Sunday of every month. You can expect long lines, but an amazing experience. Well, some require advance booking, including Galleria Borghese, so plan accordingly!
Gratify In Theatre, Cinema, Dance, And Music
Known as one of the cultural capitals of Europe, and by all means, it’s not just because of its open-air museum. Rome boasts countless theatres and opera houses for you to enjoy ballet, opera, musicals, comedy, prose, and concerts. We are enlisting some of the famous and most interesting ones regarding artistic calendars –
Primo Maggio: It’s a rock concert held in Laterano right in front of the basilica of San Giovanni and organized by the trade unions until midnight. And, it’s FREE!
Nordic Film Festival: If you’re a movie buff, Nordic Film Festival hosts free movies in original languages with Italian subtitles from May 3 – 6 at the Casa del Cinema in Rome.
Outdoor Festival: A fest devoted to pop culture, including conferences, art shows, concerts, and a market. The festival’s central theme is – ‘Heritage’ to feature society, culture, heritage and future generations through art and music. However, it costs you a bit!
Fall In Eternal Art And Exhibitions
With waning in the city’s temperature – some new exhibitions open in Rome. A great time to pay a visit to the private galleries and unique exhibition spaces. From names like Picasso and Monet to Asian works by Hokusai and Manga artists, there’s something for everyone to revel in Rome.
May’s symbol is – Rose! The only month when Roseto Comunale is always open for an international flower contest. For nature lovers, it’s a must-go! Or by any chance, if you want to glimpse into the future and insight to the present-day technology, visit Human+. Il Futuro Della Nostra Specie that features possible futures of human evolvement through technology.
Admire the Monet’s masterpieces from the Musee Marmottan Monet in Paris, and it will be presented to the public to map out the fruitfulness of his artistic journey. Make sure to book your tickets in advance.
So, pack your rucksacks, load it up with your essentials and get ready to be in the happy state!