What's on in Rome: Listings
Here's Italy Heaven's pick of future events in Rome - for a full picture of events during your stay, you should buy a listings guide such as the weekly Roma c'e, as many events aren't publicised well in advance. This small-format magazine has an English-language section at the back with museum as well as event listings.
Summer nights at Castel Sant'Angelo
Summer evenings at Castel Sant'Angelo continue until 4th September, with the monument by the Tiber open for atmospheric evening visits and cultural events.
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> Castel Sant'Angelo
Rome Film Festival
A recent rival to the famous film festival in Venice, Rome's International Film Festival is becoming a star-studded affair. It takes place at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, and around central Rome, from
27th October 2011 - 4th November 2011.
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Filippino Lippi and Sandro Botticelli
The latest big blockbuster exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale is Filippino Lippi and Sandro Botticelli in 15th-Century Florence, which runs from 5th October 2011 to 15th January 2012. These temporary shows can be expensive and crowded, but usually contain enough important works to make a visit extremely rewarding.
> Scuderie del Quirinale
Six Nations Rugby 2012
The Six Nations rugby tournament is approaching once again. In 2012 Italy wil play two home matches in Rome, facing England on 11th February and Scotland on 17th March. Up till now Italy's matches have been played at the Stadio Flaminio, but they are due to switch to the larger Stadio Olimpico in 2012.
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Christmas in Rome
The weeks around Christmas are a good time to Visit Rome, with lots of good Christmas shopping potential, the annual Christmas market in Piazza Navona, decorative lights and Christmas trees, red carpet outside shops and nativity scenes in churches and at the Vatican.
> Winter and Christmas in Rome