Are you planning a holiday in the majestic capital city of Italy this July?
If so, we’ve rounded up all the top Cultural Events in Rome in July 2019 so you don’t miss a thing!
There’s so much to see and do in Rome this July. So grab a gelato and get exploring!
Here we go…
Festa de’ Noantri – Several dates throughout July
Submerge yourself in this quintessentially Italian experience. Follow an elaborate procession carrying a statue of the Virgin Mary through the streets of Trastevere neighbourhood accompanied by bands, and take part in the feasting afterwards.
Where: Trastevere neighbourhood
For more information visit: Festa de’ Noantri
Lungo il Tevere – throughout July
On a sizzling Roman night head to the banks of the River Tiber for the Lungo il Tevere. It’s an arts and crafts fair where you can also stop for an aperitivo, dinner or drinks and take in the works by local artists and head to Ponte Sisto for live music.
Where: Street level access by Ponte Sisto and Ponte Sublicio
For more information visit: Lungo il Tevere
Festival di Caracalla – throughout July
What better way to soak up the culture of Rome than at an open air opera under the stars at the Terme di Caracalla, the ruins of a Roman bath that began construction in AD 212. July sees productions of Aida and La Traviata and a visit from the world famous ballet dancer Roberto Bolle.
Where: Terme di Caracalla
For more information visit: Festival di Caracalla
10 Tastings Food Tour – throughout July
If food is your thing you’re in for a treat. Let a passionate local foodie guide you around the eateries of Rome sampling the delights on your private three-hour tour. Get a real insiders taste of Rome with this delicious tour from markets to pasticcerie, coffee, gelato and of course pizzas.
Where: The tour kicks off at Campo de’ Fiori
For more information visit: Tastings Roma food tour
The Colosseum by Night – throughout July
Beat the crowds and the heat by exploring the Colosseum by night. This two-hour tour shows you the arena floor, the first and second levels and the underground. Then a network of tunnels and cages where gladiators – and animals – were held before contests.
Where: Monti district
For more information visit:The Colosseum by night
The Maaxi – throughout July
Take a break from the history of Rome and head to the Maaxi, the National Museum of Art from the 21st century. The building was designed by Anglo-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, and is stunning. This summer you can catch an exhibition of photographs of post-war Italy by Paolo Di Paolo.
Where: Flaminio neighbourhood
For more information visit: MAXXI
The Forum of Augustus Evening Show – throughout July
A trip to the Forum of Augustus is a must. But you’ll get a deeper understanding of the history in this multimedia visual spectacular. You’ll stand surrounded by ruins and learn about the rise of the Roman Empire and Augustus’ reign.
Where: Monti district
For more information visit: Augustus Evening Show
Il Cinema In Piazza – throughout July
Grab a picnic and a rug and get comfy for free outdoor cinema screenings in three locations across Rome. With 62 movie nights and 104 films being shown at 9.15pm each night, it’s a great way to spend the evening. Pass the popcorn!
Where: Multiple locations across Rome
For more information visit: Il Cinema In Piazza
Rock in Roma
Get your rock on! Get down to some top name live acts at four venues across Rome in this series of 30 concerts. July sees Ben Harper and Skunk Anansie take to the stage. It’s going to be loud.
Where: Various venues including Circus Maximus and Parco della Musica
For more information visit: http://www.rockinroma.com”>www.rockinroma.com
Cultural Events in Rome in July 2019
This is a simplified guide about the main cultural events taking place in this buzzing city in July. There are naturally many more events and activities offered in and around Rome this month. Here is a link to Rome Tourist Board where you will find information about the cultural events in the capital city this summer.
Learn Italian in Italy
If you wish to combine an exciting holiday in Rome and study Italian at the same time, Cultura Lingua International offers some very effective Italian courses in Rome and other beautiful parts of Italy. Read more about our Italian Courses in Italy.