What to Do in Rome this Weekend

Whether you’re planning to visit Rome tomorrow, this weekend, next week or next month, there’s an event for everyone. And when it comes to what’s on in Rome, you can be certain it’s taking place just moments from the centrally located Hotel Residenza Frattina.

From the top annual festivals to the most popular current events, please browse our list of what to do during your sightseeing tour in Rome. 

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    The Spirit of Caravaggio

    "The Spirit of Caravaggio" is a multimedia journey to know and celebrate a controversial character and sometimes wrapped in mystery like the great Master of the Seventeenth Century, Michelangelo Merisi.
    A multi-sensorial experience that unfolds not only through the many faces portrayed by the painter, but also the emotions they communicate: pain, astonishment, agony, irony, piety and violence and purification, in an exceptional setting, Sale del Bramante.

    From June to November 2017
    Every day from 11:00 to 19:00
    Last entry at 18.30

    Phone: +39 06 56569302
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thespiritofcaravaggio/

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    The Ara as it was

    Few monuments have managed to transmit, as the Ara Pacis does, the beliefs, ideals and ambitions of a ruling class at the height of its power. Over the centuries the monumental altar has experienced stories and events that you can now relive thanks to the multimedia project THE ARA AS IT WAS, the first systematic redevelopment project in augmented reality of the cultural heritage of Rome.


    Museo dell'Ara Pacis

    Opening hours

    from 13 January to 25 March: 
    Friday and Saturday from 19.30 to 00.00 (last entry at 23.00)
    from 31 March to 15 April: 
    Friday and Saturday from 20 to 00.00 (last entry at 23.00)
    from 21 April to 30 October: 
    every evening from 20 to 00.00 (last entry at 23.00)

    Closed: 1 May

    Info +39060608 (every day 9.00 – 21.00)


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    Outlet Castelromano

    The Village Outlet Castel Romano Outlet is one of the most visited in the regionof Lazio and is considered the Roman Temple of Shopping. Halfway between the centers of Castel Porziano and Pomezia, Castel Romano is located in the heart of the Pontine region, 25 km from Rome city center and not far from the Tyrrhenian coast.

    Among the most renowned Outlet Village and province of Rome, the Castel Romano Designer Outlet is part of the British circuit of McArthurGlen Outlet Center and is one of the most popular Outlet Village of Lazio.

    More than 110 multi-brand outlets and Castel Romano Outlet Village are the ideal place to make a quality shopping with a large selection of items with the best brands, not just clothing.

    How to get there 
    It is located 25 km from the center of Rome 
    It can also be reached by shuttle service to / r from the center of Rome.

    For info: http://www.outlet-village.it/  

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    Rainbow magicland

    Rainbow Magic Land is an amusement park of Rome Valmontone. 

    During your stay, you can enjoy the wonders that only a city like Rome can offerand within minutes you get to Rainbow Magic Land and dive into the magical fun. 

    Thanks to the many bus and rail links, it is possible to reach the park from the main railway and Metro stations of Rome in just over half an hour. 

    Rainbow Magic Land offers the youngest guests many possibilities for leisure and entertainment. 

    • The attractions that do not have age limits or height for children but must always be accompanied by an adult are:
      Carousel, Train, Magic, Flying Island and Polarettilandia.
    • Most of the attractions in the Kingdom of Piccoli, has a height limit of at least95 cm:
      Winx planet, Bumblebee, Pixie River, at the clash, Amerigo, Climbing Tower, Formula Cars, Naval Battle.
    • There will also be new areas for children: 
      Action Playground Drive and near the Little Theatre.