8 Incredible Things to do in Rome this March

By Megan Millisky

The Colloseum, the Trevi Fountain, Mercato Testaccio - you can see it all in Rome! This March, run in the Roma Ostia Half Marathon, discover the Borgehese Gallery, and much more!

1. Roma Ostia Half Marathon

Watch one of Italy’s most popular races! This half-marathon winds through Rome and finishes near the coast of Ostia. Cheer on the runners or join in on March 8!

Address: Piazzale Pier Luigi Nervi, 1, 00144 Roma RM, Italy

2. Opera Greatest Hits

Let the music take you back in time at this opera performance! Hear classics from Puccini, Verdi, and Chopin. The concert is a mix of duets, arias, and piano performances on March 6.

Address: Piazza di Ponte S. Angelo, 68 00186 Roma RM Italy

3. St. Patrick’s Day

See the Colosseum like never before on March 17! For St. Patrick’s Day, celebrate at the Colosseum. This Roman icon will light up green from 9 PM - 11 PM. Take pictures. Your friends will be green with envy.

Address: Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

4. Motodays

The whole family will love Motodays! Peruse gear and equipment, then watch high-speed races! You can discover new motorbike and cars and meet enthusiasts. Join the fun from March 5-8.

Address: R84G+HM Ponte Galeria, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

5. Feast Day of St. Frances of Rome

On March 9, celebrate a special day in Rome. Feast Day is the only day of the year that the monastery is open to the public! Expect long lines - but don’t miss out on this incredible chance to see Tor de' Specchi monastery.

Address: Via della Tribuna di Tor de' Specchi 00186 Roma RM Italy

6. Mercato Testaccio and Dinner

March 20, gather with a group to try delicious Italian cuisine! Join this guided tour through Mercato Testaccio. Then enjoy a lunch of artichokes, pasta, and seasonal vegetables. Explore the city and dine like a local!

Address: Via Beniamino Franklin, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

7. Great Carnival Concert

Join in one of Rome’s unique traditions - the Great Carnival Concert! Head to Waldensian Auditorium for this annual opera and orchestra. The show features music by some of Italy’s most famous composers, like Mozart, Verdi, and Rossini!

Address: Via Quattro Novembre, 107, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

8. Borghese Gallery

Visit one of Rome’s famed museums! This 20-room gallery is full of sculptures, mosaics, and more. Kids under 18 can enter for free, and the gallery is open daily through March.

Address: Piazzale Scipione Borghese, 5, 00197 Roma RM, Italy

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