Sports in Rome

It’s pretty a sure thing, when someone is planning a trip to the Eternal City, Culture and Food are the key words!

Nobody will miss a walking tour alonside the most popular sites such as Colosseum or Vatican Museums&Sistine Chapel.  Another must is having an Italian dinner in a cozy tavern perhaps in Trastevere!

As well as that Rome is a lively capital and hosts important sporting events too! Everybody knows Italy might be considered the football homeland!

Football

In particular the historical rivalry between the two city teams  AS Roma and S.S. Lazio  is well-known. The League games they play are sacred moments in town for any supporter!

Furthermore this year the capital will host four EURO UEFA 2020 matches. The first act will take place on 12 June at the Olympic Stadium. Tickets race has started many months ago!

Rugby

 

Let’s move to another sport became more and more popular thanks also to our great National team: rugby. 

The Guinness Six Nations from February 2000 till today, has always been much more than a sporting event. Party, fun, joyful meeting of cultures are mixed together to create a fascinating experience for thousands of fans from all over Italy and Europe at the Olympic Stadium. Italy, Galles, England, Scotland, Ireland and France will play in February and March.

 

 

Tennis

From 4 to 17 May Rome hosts another renowned sporting event about tennis: INTERNAZIONALI BNL D’ITALIA  this year will be the 77th edition.

Internazionali d’Italia is one of the most important men’s and women’s tennis tournament in the world! It takes place at the beautiful setting which is Foro Italico, a vast and modern sport complex and definitely is an unmissable event to watch the best players in the world.

Running

 

Last but not least let’s talk about running which is one of the most practiced sport, basically anyone can jog anywhere!

RUN ROME THE MARATHON is a 42 km foot race, a unique route across the Eternal City and its monuments starting from Fori imperiali, passing in Piazza Venezia, Circo Massimo, Lungotevere, Via della Conciliazione and St Peter Basilica.  It will be a real festive day on March 29!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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