La Capital is full of attractions all year round, so we give you some advice to take advantage of the most interesting events and visit some of the most enchanting places in pure "low cost" style: there are many free or low cost although many tourists don't know it.
Many travelers prefer short stays and need to have everything at their fingertips, moving quickly to explore numerous treasures that Rome reserve for the most curious; with this short guide it will be easier to find your way around the "mare magnum" of the Capitoline proposals.
Spring in Rome: a dream vacation!
Anyone who has already been to the Eternal City knows that one of its peculiarities are the majestic ones villas and gigantic public parks, which in the summer become the ideal setting for a holiday that contemplates relaxation, contact with nature, visits to prestigious monuments and entertainment, because the parks open to the public can be visited with guided tours by appointment, an original way to learn more on the “green gems” of the city following an educational path inside the parks.
The visits are completely free and it is necessary to book at 06/5817727 and the villas are as follows: Villa Pamphilj, with three itineraries that will make you discover the Garden of the Theaters, the Giglio Lake and the Villa di Ponente; the Martyrs Park of Forte Bravetta, a place recommended for those who love botany; the Semenzaio di San Sisto, a beautiful nursery in the heart of Rome; Villa Celimontana, an elegant park where concerts and special events are also held periodically; Villa Torlonia, one of the most beautiful and most loved by the Romans; Villa Borghese, the green lung of the city where, among other things, the Galleria Borghese is located and from which you can easily reach the Pincio terrace; the Parco della Serenissima, a natural area rich in vegetation.
Unmissable events in May
To participate in the appointments that we suggest in this article, the most convenient solution is to look for apartments in Rome, with the help of a portal that has selected the best offers in the capital. This month the International Tennis, from 11 to 19 May al Foro Italico, a prestigious sporting event, the Night of the Museums, Saturday 18 May, which will involve all the museums in Rome that will be open until late at night for free and will host, in addition to the usual exhibitions, live performances and prestigious guests who will enliven the evening.
Finally, those who want to savor the food and wine delights from all over Italy can make a leap to Eataly, at the Air Terminal of Ostiense, which in addition to offering a wide range of restaurants and top quality food specialties, organizes the Food and Wine Festival, from 17 to 19 May, an opportunity to meet the most authoritative chefs and taste dishes greedy and original.
With the entrance ticket they are included guided wine tastings, a pleasant opportunity to fully appreciate the DOC products and be able to recognize the various qualities. In Rome you can spend a stay full of engaging activities even without spending too much: just organize yourself a little in advance and you will not be disappointed.