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Things to do in Rome in August 2014

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Date: 2014-06-30 22:06:53


Author: Samuel Heenan

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Things to do this August in Rome - Its summertime in Rome and usually the month of August is when the locals take their holidays too. However not to worry there is still plently going on and all the monuments and museums will remain open. Actually August is a great time to be in the city. The weather can be hot but no more so than July and usually the second part of the month temperatures will begin to drop a little more.

As many of the locals are not working you will find some shops and restuarants closed but still plenty will remain open. There is less traffic too so you will enjoy a tranquility that the rest of the year you will not find in the Italian capital, less crowds in the Metro and also and importantly fewer lines to the major sites.


So lets have a look at what you can see whats on in Rome this August.


Franz Ferdinand + The Cribs - Postepay Rock In Roma 2014 ROMA - Saturday, 02/08/14, 21.45 Ippodromo delle Capannelle - Via Appia Nuova, 1245


Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band formed in 2002, and based in Glasgow.With their four studio albums, the band sold over three million albums worldwide in 2009. They will be performing with the Cribs and you have the chance to hear some of their classic hits such as Take me out, Do you want to and This Fire. The concert will be at Rock In Roma at the Ippodrome of Capannelle. To reach the venue take train from Termini Station to Frascati/Albano/Velletri and get off at Capannelle Station. Otherwise a taxi will cost 35 Euros.

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ESTATE ROMANA - (SUMMER ON THE TIBER) - Whole month of August

During the summer on the Tiber River you can find lots of action where the people move from the bars and restaurants of the City centre areas such as Trastevere down onto the River. You can find many restaurants, seafood, arabic, mexican and traditional Italian cuisine as well as Bars, a couple of spots offering live music in the evenings and even a couple of nightclubs on offer later in the night. Not just that either there are market stalls selling clothes, arts and crafts, games, fortune tellers a 5d cinema and mouch more. So its great for your evening in Rome and even if your in town with kids too. It can get very busy at the weekends but is definately worth a visit while in Rome.



A Visit to the Vatican Museums

A visit to the home of the Christian world the Vatican Museums is the major attraction of visitors to Rome. Taking a tour you can skip the long lines that you will find at the Vatican inthe summer. With skip the line tickets and with a guided tour you will gain all the expert insights of this famous collection of museums along with a tour through to the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica. The tour ends in St Peter's square after your 3 hour journey and tours are offered twice daily 09:30 and 13:30  from mondays to saturdays as the museums are closed on a sunday. However if you are lucky enough to be in Rome for the last sunday of the month the museums are open for free, however you will have extremely long lines to deal with so be sure to go early

For more information and bookings see Vatican Tour


Zoomarine amusement and waterpark

Zoomarine is a waterpark offering a wide range of activities and is great for kids, with dolphin and seal shows and even a rollercoaster as well as the standard waterslides. There’s also a big emphasis on nature and education, with various information about dinosaurs and various bird species around the park. A great day out in Rome in the summertime and a great place for travelers with kids too.

There’s a free shuttle from Roma Termini. Opening hour Price: adults €27. Children under 10 and over 65s €20. Children under 1 metre go for free. For further information you can contact us at


Football - Italian Super Cup Juventus vs SS Napoli - Saturday, 23/08/2014  Stadio Olimpico -  Rome, Italy

For football fans this clash of 2 Italian greats Juventus vs Napoli will be taking place at the Stadio Olimpico. The season begins withe the Super Cup in which the winners of last seasons Serie A will take on last seasons Italian Cup winners.

The Olympic stadium can hold upto 80,000 fans and its on these big occasions you will feel the real atmosphere of top European football. For further information regarding this match, travel information and to reserve your tickets you can contact Around Rome Tours at


Italian Super Cup Tickets

Juventus vs SS Napoli Tickets

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