Rome is one of the most popular and visited cities in Europe even if it is winter. Surely most of the people plan their visit to Rome from the beginning of spring until late autumn and it is especially popular in the summer but if you prefer lower prices, smaller queues, less people and crowed and cold weather then the best time of the year to visit the Eternal City is in the winter from December to February.
Rome has Mediterranean climate which means cold, humid winters and hot, dry summers. The average temperature in the winter is between 3 °C and 12 °C so be prepared for the cold weather. There are plenty of programs and activities waiting for the visitors during the whole year and it is not any different in February either. The museums and exhibitions are open and there are concerts as well waiting for all the tourists. The opera in Rome also has performances almost every evening, so find out what is going on in the Opera in Rome here.
The dates of the annual Carnival changes every year but usually it is around February which is one of the highlights of the city. During the Carnival there is a big parade at the Via del Corso and various theatre and music performances for 10 days in the city.
What could be more perfect than spending Valentine’s Day in Rome? Valentine’s Day is getting more and more popular each year and there are more and more programs and special offers for the couples in the city during this time.
If you want to know more on the programs in Rome check the following site for more useful informations.