Top Choice Concert Venue in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Auditorium Parco della Musica

The hub of Rome's thriving cultural scene, the Auditorium is the capital's premier concert venue. Its three concert halls offer superb acoustics, and together with a 3000-seat open-air arena, stage everything from c…
Arts Center in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Nuovo Cinema Palazzo

Students, artists and activists are breathing new life into San Lorenzo's former Palace Cinema with a bevy of exciting creative happenings: think film screenings, theatre performances, DJ sets, concerts, live music,…
Live Music in Southern Rome

Caffè Letterario

Caffè Letterario is an intellectual hangout housed in the funky converted, post-industrial space of a former garage. It combines designer looks, a bookshop, gallery, co-working space, performance area and lounge bar…
Opera in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

Rome's premier opera house boasts a plush gilt interior, a Fascist 1920s exterior and an impressive history: it premiered Puccini's Tosca, and Maria Callas once sang here. Opera and ballet performances are staged be…
Opera in San Giovanni & Testaccio

Terme di Caracalla

The hulking ruins of this vast 3rd-century baths complex set the memorable stage for the Teatro dell'Opera's summer season of music, opera and ballet, as well as shows by big-name Italian performers.
Stadium in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Stadio Olimpico

A trip to Rome’s impressive Stadio Olimpico offers an unforgettable insight into Rome’s sporting heart. Throughout the football season (September to May) there’s a game on most Sundays featuring one of the city's tw…
Theatre in Centro Storico

Teatro Argentina

Founded in 1732, Rome’s top theatre is one of the two official homes of the Teatro di Roma – the other is the Teatro India in the southern suburbs. Rossini’s Barber of Seville premiered here in 1816 and it today sta…
Live Music in San Giovanni & Testaccio


With an under-the-stars terrace and buzzing vibe, ConteStaccio is one of the top venues on the Testaccio clubbing strip. It's something of a multi-purpose outfit with a cocktail bar, pizzeria and restaurant, but is …
Live Music in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo


A bit outside the main Monti hub, this charming, living-room-style bar filled with eclectic vintage furniture is a small but rambling place, great for sitting back on mismatched armchairs and having a leisurely, con…
Jazz in Vatican City, Borgo & Prati


Intimate, underground, and hard to find – look for the discreet black door – Rome's most celebrated jazz club draws top Italian and international performers and a respectful cosmopolitan crowd. Book a table for the …