Travellers planning Rome tours over the coming months will be able to immerse themselves in the art and history of their holiday destination by attending a number of exhibitions and events.
One of the most high-profile exhibitions currently open in the city is dedicated to the ancient Roman emperor Julius Caesar, focusing on how the man himself compares with the myths associated with him.
The showcase, which includes archaeological finds and models to illustrate how Rome appeared in Caesar’s time, will be open at Chiostro del Bramante until May 3rd.
Another journey into Italy’s history is on offer at Complesso del Vittoriano, which until June 28th will present an exhibition focusing on the painter and architect Giotto di Bondone.
The cultural focus of Rome’s museums is not limited to Europe, however, as a display focusing on the American artist, sculptor and inventor Alexander Calder will be open at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni until May 10th.
Football fans will be joining the art and history buffs in the Italian capital this spring when Rome’s Stadio Olimpico plays host to the 2009 Champions League final on May 27th.
Rome – Visit some of the ancient landmarks such as the Colosseum or tour the opulent Vatican.