Rome is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy. As Italy’s capital, it offers visitors a true taste of the history and culture of this country. When thinking of activities to enjoy in this city, people usually think of visiting landmarks of historic, architectural, and cultural significance. For the most part, these are activities that holidaymakers enjoy during the day. However, Rome is also a fantastic city to enjoy at night as there are plenty of things to see and do after dark. Here are some of the top activities to enjoy in Rome.
Enjoy Cocktails in a Bar
Rome is famous for its rooftop bars. These are a fantastic way of viewing the night time city sights while also sipping on a cocktail. You will find this all over the city and should visit several during your stay.
Wine and Dine in Rome’s Restaurants
Italy is well-known for its delicious cuisine and its top-quality wines. While you are in Rome, you can indulge in both in the city’s top restaurants. If you do not fancy eating Italian dishes, you will also find many restaurants offering a variety of other international cuisines. There are restaurants to suit all tastes and occasions.
Enjoy a Night Time Boat Trip
The main river in Rome is the River Tiber and this is also the third longest river in Italy. Taking an evening boat trip along the River Tiber is a fantastic way of exploring the night time sights of the city. Rome looks completely different when it is lit up at night than it does in the day.
Take a Trip to the Theater
Rome is home to many theaters and opera houses so you can take your pick of the one showing a performance that best meets your interests. Just some of the venues from which you can choose for a musical or cultural experience include Globe Theater Roma, Teatro Argentina, and Teatro dell Opera di Roma. Each has a jam-packed schedule of performances throughout the year.
Enjoy an Outdoor Concert and Watch the Sunset
Both tourists and locals alike enjoy heading to the nearby beach, Ostia Lido, in the evenings. This is because there are open-air concerts, performances, and movies shown here on a regular basis. This is a fantastic activity to do on warmer evenings. It is also a romantic place to watch the sunset over the sea.
Go to Tiber Island
If you are visiting Rome between the months of June and September, you are visiting at the perfect time to enjoy the summer festival of Rome’s Tiber Island. Although this island was once home to condemned criminals and plague victims, it is now a hive of activity. It has restaurants, bars, and artesian markets. During the festival, there is an outdoor cinema, performances, and fireworks to enjoy.
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