They say “Rome wasn’t built in a day”. Surely, and the mesmerizing city cannot be explored in a day either. The month of August is summer time in Rome, so most locals flee to the coast side for some relief from the heat. This makes the ever populous city a great place to explore, for visitors, as it won’t be overcrowded.

There is never a dearth of attraction spots in Rome as the art and culture is evident in every nook and corner of the city. But if you find yourself in Rome this August and clueless about your itinerary, we have got you covered.

Below are some of the places you can visit in the month of August, arranged week-wise.


Kicking off the month of August, Fast Animals and Slow Kids, an Italian indie rock band, will perform at the Roma Incontra II Mondo music festival. The performance, scheduled on August 1st, will take place at the Peninsula overseeing Villa Ada’s lake. Truly an amazing setting for a concert!

Location: Laghetto di Villa Ada, Via Salaria 28, Rome

Wine & Dine:

Italians have a special and intimate connection with food. So this week-long festival is sure to elevate your taste buds. Eataly’s Fish & Wine Festival commences on August 7th (Monday) to August 13th (Sunday). You are sure to find some amazing pairings of seafood and the famous Italian wine that will floor you.

Location: Eataly, Piazzale, 12 Ottobre 1492, Rome


If you are in the mood for some Italian movies, then head over to Villa Borghese. You will get to experience a summer of outdoor cinema that started on June 21st and continues through September 6th. No matter which day you visit, you will find a movie playing with a specific theme.

Location: Casa del Cinema, Viale della Trinità dei Monti, Rome


Have you ever sat through Shakespeare’s play in the Italian language? Well, that’s what is on offer at Silvano Toti Globe Theatre inside Villa Borghese. Starting from August 24th all the way till September 10th, enjoy some stellar performances of The Merchant of Venice, from the star playwright, and we are sure you won’t regret it.

Location: Globe Theatre, Largo Aqua Felix, Rome


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