New 2021 in Rome will be the best celebration for connoisseurs of European service level, iconic landmarks and fine Italian cuisine. Millions of tourists annually visit the “eternal city”, but the greatest influx of travelers is observed during the Christmas holidays. At this time Rome looks especially appealing: the streets are illuminated by colourful lights, shop Windows are decorated with fantastic figures, in the main squares set Christmas tree.
The weather in Rome on the New 2021 will appreciate the lack of winter and moderate heat. Despite the fact that January is considered one of the coldest months, the temperature here during the day rarely drops below 8-10 ºC. At night the temperature usually varies in the range of 3-5 ° C, and frost and snow in Rome is as rare as in Greece.
In January, in Italy it often rains, so the humidity is usually 70-80%. In bad weather stronger wind gusts reaching 10-15 m/s. if you are Going to relax on the New 2021 in Rome, don’t forget an umbrella and warm clothes, especially if most of the time you plan to spend on the street.
Options for the celebration
New year’s eve 2021 in Rome you can meet a fun and rich. The most popular ways of leisure are:
- mass festivities;
- visiting places of entertainment.
Unlike Christmas, which is a family holiday, Italians prefer to celebrate New year on the streets. Rome on the evening of 31 December will be filled with tens of thousands of tourists and locals. People get to know each other, are organized in small groups and celebrating until morning.
The epicenter of festivities will traditionally become the Piazza del Popolo. It is noteworthy that you can get to it before 22:00, after which in order to avoid crowding local police block the entrance. On the square provides an interesting entertainment program, mainly for youth. Among the planned activities: the sets of famous DJs, live music, contests and fireworks. On the Piazza del Popolo allowed to drink alcoholic beverages, pyrotechnics to blow up, smash the empties on the monument.
Entertainment in Rome
If loud street festivals don’t attract, it is best to meet New 2021 in Rome in one of the restaurants. Unfortunately, this kind of entertainment the night of December 31 is not in demand, so most establishments closing at 2am and not offer rousing entertainment. The list of the best restaurants in Rome are invariably included:
- “La Rosetta”;
- “Antica Pesa”;
- “Casa Coppelle”;
- “Roof Garden Hotel Forum Roma”.
In the listed institutions always have authentic Italian pasta, minestrone, lasagna, tiramisu, ravioli, chicken Parmigiano. Alcoholic beverages should be enjoyed with local wine, liqueurs, vermouth, Martini. Prices in the entertainment business in Rome new year’s eve significantly increased (by 20-30% on average). The cost of the celebration for one person can reach 120-150€, but there is one advantage: almost always in restaurants, cafes and bars have free space, as a result, they can not be booked in advance.
The Sights Of Rome
Most tourists arrive in the “eternal city” exploring the unique monuments of architecture, erected over a Millennium ago. In January, they look fascinating and monumental. Among the obligatory places to visit are:
- Villa Borghese;
- The Appian way;
- Capitol hill;
- The Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater);
- Circus Maximus (Circo Massimo).
Arriving in Rome on the New 2021 you can also visit the Vatican city – state enclave inside the Italian capital. Here is the residence of the Pope, the famous St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel. Grand sightseeing tour of Rome costs from€ 40 per person, and with a stop at the Vatican – 60€. Because in Italy the 1st of January officially declared a public holiday, then this day all of the attractions will be closed. The rest of the Christmas week, they are available to visit the morning until late at night.
Shopping malls in Rome
A huge number of travelers come to Rome at the end of December for shopping. In the eve of new year holidays in the capital of Italy held enormous sales when discounts on branded items reach 40-60%. Among the most popular goods: fur coats, leather goods, shoes, furniture, wine. In the list of popular shopping malls and shopping outlets of the city note:
- “La Rinascente”;
- “Galleria Alberto Sordi”;
- “Castel Romano Designer Outlet”.
In large shopping centres in Italy is not accepted to bring down the price from sellers can not be said about the small shops or bazaars. Here God himself commanded to bargain, and the price of goods often is reduced by half. A nice addition to the shopping in Rome will be able to reclaim the VAT. This is usually 20% of the cost of the goods minus the administrative tax. Payment of VAT is carried out by leaving the EU and getting a receipt for the purchased products.
Roman price list
- lunch – 10-15€;
- Breakfast in the cafe – 8-10€;
- taxi ride – 10-30€;
- a visit to the cinema, theatre 50-100€;
- the use of public transport – 1-2€.
The most expensive housing on average by 25%. The price of a double room in a 4* hotel comes to 120€ per night and one bedroom apartment for rent in “the eternal city” is at least 70€. For budget travel fit for hostels, beds in which will cost 10-15€ per night.
Tour operators offer
Tours of the New 2021 to Rome from USA consistently get a few thousand tourists. They are not deterred by the high cost of travel, since even a three-day start of with a minimal set of facilities from 400€. For the money you can, for example, for a week to fly to the Czech Republic or Turkey. Many people prefer to visit Rome without the help of tour operators. In this case, the price reaches 1000-1500€. Tickets will go around 300€, accommodation from 200 to 400€, meals – 150-200€, entertainment – at least 100€, plus shopping.
New year’s eve 2021 in Rome will be remembered for a fun, gourmet kitchen, stunning atmosphere. Many tourists come here during the Christmas holidays, fall in love with Metropolitan flavor, uniqueness and greatness. In the “eternal city” you must go at least once in life, because he is worthy of the attention of every person on the planet.
Christmas tour of Rome, see the following video: