What to do in spring in Rome? Discover with us 5 wonderful places to enjoy the season of flowers in Rome.

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Rome deserves a trip in every time of the year: with its majestic monuments and unforgettable corners, in every season the eternal city can be a beautiful destination for a holiday in Italy. However, springtime - with the blossoming season at its top - gives the opportunity to admire Rome at its best way, also thanks to the daylight becoming longer and warmer day by day. So don't miss the chance to visit in springtime these 5 attractions to enjoy the blooming season in Rome. Let’s find out them together.

5 places to visit in Rome in springtime

5 places to visit in Rome in spring

Spring in Rome is considered the begging of the beautiful season, with temperatures warm but not too much as in the summer and the nature which blooms in thousands of colors. That’s why it is the best season to stroll in the parks and gardens and enjoy with locals the rebirth of the city and the first sunny days.

Spring is also the perfect time to visit some of the renowned Rome' attractions which are full of flowers in this season and look at their best. You can include them in your itinerary and, in order to make your visit in Rome unforgettable, we suggest you the Visit Rome Pass, the card which gives you the opportunity to visit Rome easily with the most famous attractions included, skip the line and unlimited travels with public transport. Come with us to visit 5 must see places in Rome during the springtime. 

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5. Municipal rose garden

Municipal rose garden

Located on one of the historical seven hills of Rome, the Aventine, with a prestigious view over the Circus Maximus, the ruins of Palatine and the Celio hill, the municipal rose garden is divided into two sections where every year grow and bloom more than 1200 varieties of botanical rose flowers, coming from all over the world. The site has been used as a garden since the 3rd century BC, but it was at the end of the Second World War that the rose garden became the structure that we know nowadays. The Municipality of Rome gives the opportunity to visit the garden for free every year during the spring time from April to June (sometimes also during the autumn blossoming in October) and it hosts an annual International competition "the Premio Roma", which is assigned to the most beautiful new varieties of roses.

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4. EUR lake park

Located in the EUR district in the Southern part of the city, the EUR Laghetto (small lake), so called by locals living in the neighborhood, is an artificial lakeside area built at the end of '50s in view of the summer Olympics games hosted in Rome in the 1960. With a length of one kilometer and a depth of two/four meters, the Eur lake is surrounded by a park which is possible to stroll by foot and bikes. The park is called the Walk of Japan in honor of the Japanese Prime Minister who, during an official visit to Italy in 1959, donated thousands of sakura trees (the Japanese cherry trees) to the city of Rome. Every year during the blossoming season between March and April, locals and tourists celebrate at EUR laghetto the hanami, the art of contemplating flowers, by walking under the cherry trees or by doing a picnic at the shadow of flowering branches.

3. Botanical garden

In the heart of Rome, close to the Trastevere district, which sits between the Gianicolo hill and the river Tevere, the Botanical garden is an oasis of peace which, on its surface of 12 hectares, hosts thousands of trees and plants from all over the world. Built in the park of Villa Corsini (the historical Italian residence of Queen Christine of Sweden), the Botanical garden is a masterpiece of botany in Rome with over 300 examples of monumental secular trees, a bamboo forest, a palm collection and overall a glasshouse with 400 orchid species. Open all the year, in springtime the Botanical garden is at its best thanks to the Japanese garden which includes cherry trees, camellias and magnolias at the hype of blossoming season.

2. Vatican gardens

Located inside the perimeter of the Vatican City, the Vatican gardens are the biggest part of the smallest State in the world and they are the resting place for the Popes since the XIII century. Decorated with statues, fountains and small temples, the Vatican gardens host flowers, shrubs, creepers and plants coming from all over the world. Although they deserve a visit in every month of the year, in springtime the Vatican gardens look wonderful with their three main sections - the Italian garden, the English garden and the vegetable garden - coloured with all the shades of green.

1.Villa Borghese

It is one of the biggest park of the eternal city, the only one in the heart of the city center with its monumental main entrance located in piazzale Flaminio close to piazza del Popolo (Popolo square) while other gates lead up to the park from Spanish Step of Piazza di Spagna and from via Veneto at Porta Pinciana, Villa Borghese is one of the most important place to visit in Rome. Built by cardinal Scipione Borghese, the park hosts one of the most wonderful museum of Rome Borghese Gallery, neoclassic small temples, fountains and the terrace Pincio with a super view over the eternal city. Open all the year, in the springtime it represents the preferred green area for locals to do a picnic, to ride the bike into the secret gardens and to rent a boat to enjoy a trip over the lake of Villa Borghese.

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5 things to do in Rome during springtime: choose your preferred one

5 places to visit in Rome during springtime: choose your preferred one

From the city center to the EUR district, from the historical gardens to the Vatican, don't miss the chance to enjoy the spring season in Rome. Indeed you will have the unmissable opportunity to visit the eternal city decorated with the incredible colors of nature, with the bloom season at its hype and the sunny weather which pampers you during your walks.

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