June in Rome

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If you like to spend your summer holidays in a great European metropolis combining history, sights, flair and hot temperatures, Rome should be your destination of choice! In addition to all its permanent features, the ancient city also convinces with great events taking place in June. Sneak a peek and get inspired!

Gay Village: This happening is as colorful as it is fun! Gay Village is an annual festival where gay as well as gay-friendly people come together for a collective celebration of all the beauty life has to offer. Starting on June 19th the event will outlast the whole summer being held until September. The festival already started in 2001 and has developed into an establishment of the international LGBT community. The schedule of Gay Village is as impressive as diverse and includes music acts, different performances, parties, film and sports. There is really something on the menu for everybody, so it is no great surprise that the event each year attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors. From Thursdays to Saturdays visitors are welcome to populate the Parco del Ninfeo for an entrance fee between 8.00€ to 18.00€.

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The Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul: As well as a lot of cities all over the Mediterranean area, Rome has, of course, a very own patron saint. Just that in the case of the great and world-famous ancient city there is not one but two watchmen occupying town. To honor their beloved guardians Rome celebrates the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul every year on June 29th. On this public holiday offices and shops are usually closed in Rome and the streets are filled with different events. Since this festivity happens to have a religious background, you will see a lot of catholic rituals and processions in the streets – but there are also some events to be found with more of an entertainment focus like containing music, fireworks and fairs. Be part of this lovely tradition while in town and join in!

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David Guetta live: Make some room, Rome, the master of electronic music is about to please your ears with the finest of music. David Guetta personally will play one of his hotly sought concerts in town to pump up the volume in the ancient city. During the annual Rock in Rome Festival the famous musician will give a concert on June 28th – bringing all the best of his new and catchy tunes like “She Wolf”, “Shot me down” and many more with him. The 46-year-old superstar is known for his great and active live-performances combining both concert and party flair – what more to ask for? The “Ippodromo delle Capanelle” is expected to be sold out to the very last seat – so don’t hesitate and get your ticket ( around 40€) today!

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If you are planning on traveling to Rome in June, enjoy the comfort of our amazing Habitat Apartments Ara Pacis.

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