Easter in Rome is concerts for everyone, exhibitions, religious services, outdoor trips by bicycle or on foot. Read what you can do at Easter and Easter Monday in Rome.
Easter is undoubtedly the best time to organize one vacation in Rome. Especially from a climatic point of view, this is the ideal season to visit the capital. On the other hand, certainly, the crowds that you will find around Rome, but there is a lot to do for everyone. So you just have to study well how to commit your little time, also because in many cases you can take advantage of free events.
So I feel I can advise you 5 things to do at Easter in Rome, a small guide that can give you the right idea for your Easter weekend.
Participate in Easter religious ceremonies
Needless to say: we are talking about one religious holiday, therefore you cannot miss the most important events of this Easter weekend. Many will be the faithful who will follow the Via Crucis on Good Friday, a ceremony that will cross the historic center of Rome, as well as many people who will participate in Palm Sunday and mass with the Holy Father at the Colosseum.
A tip is to check the traffic changes of these days and the deviations of the bus lines well as many sections of the center will be totally pedestrianized.
Easter in the museums of Rome
All the museums in Rome are open for the Easter weekend and, in addition to the most famous and the most visited permanent exhibitions, this year you will also find numerous particularly popular temporary exhibitions at your disposal.
All Stables of the Quirinale you can visit various exhibitions, every year at Easter they set up some for the occasion. To find out the prices and the scheduled exhibitions you can go directly to the site of the Quirinale Stables.
The Easter Concerts event is repeated this year too.
Why do I include these concerts among the things to do in Rome at Easter? Simple because they are absolutely free and in a city like Rome, which is definitely not very low cost, these events can be very interesting to spend special moments that certainly won't affect your budget.
To see where and when the concerts are held during the week, you can consult the calendar of Easter Concerts.
Outing in the open air
Many consider it a typical pastime of Easter Monday, when all the Romans, and not only, flock to every green space in the city or leave for the typical day out.
In reality, even any day of this Easter weekend can be the right time to reach one of the beautiful ones Roman villas open to the public like Villa Borghese, Villa Ada, Villa Torlonia or Villa Pamphili.
For those who have never been to Rome it will be a unique experience to be able to associate a moment of relaxation surrounded by greenery, a stone's throw from archaeological finds from the Roman era or perfectly preserved villas from more recent times.
This is the heritage of the history of Rome under the eyes of all and of course absolutely free for a low cost picnic in the heart of the Eternal City.
A special tip, for lovers of more active days, is rent a bicycle and head towards the Appia Park. Immense and also with circuits for cyclists marked and divided by difficulty. Definitely a different day in Rome.
Taste traditional Roman cuisine
Among the things to do at Easter in Rome you certainly cannot miss trying the traditional Roman cuisine. Rome has a very rich culinary culture.
Immerse yourself in the heart of Rome, perhaps around the Ghetto or Trastevere, and try one of the many typical Roman taverns.
You can taste the typical Easter Pizza accompanied by cold cuts and cheeses, or the classic artichokes, perhaps accompanied by typical Coratella, or even try the Lamb in its traditional Easter recipe.
Whatever you choose will certainly not make you regret choosing Rome for your Easter holidays.