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Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival

Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival

Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival

Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival (Villa Celimontana Park, Via Alessandro Poerio 112, Rome) – during the months of July & August, various jazz bands and acts are booked here. Depending on the event, admission runs between €8 and €15. See its website for more details: www.villacelimontanajazz.com

 


Teatro alla Scala

Teatro alla Scala

Teatro alla Scala

Teatro alla Scala (Via Filodrammatici 2, Milan) – this is the famed “La Scala” opera house, where to this day various opera & ballet productions are put together, along with classical music concertos. Those interested in attending one of its events can purchase tickets in person, or do so online through its website: www.teatroallascala.org

 


Stadio Olimpico

Stadio Olimpico

Stadio Olimpico

Stadio Olimpico (Piazzale del Foro Italico, Rome) – located in the northwest part of Rome and built during the days of Fascist dictator Mussolini, this stadium is home to both A.S. Aroma and S.S. Lazio football teams (with a capacity of 70,000 seats). Those interested in attending their games can go to their websites for further information: www.asroma.it, www.sslazio.it

 

Stadio Artemio Franchi

Stadio Artemio Franchi

Stadio Artemio Franchi

Stadio Artemio Franchi (Viale Manfredo Fanti 4, Florence) – located toward the northeast outskirts of Florence, this stadium is home to the ACF Fiorentina football team (with a capacity of over 47,000 seats). Those interested in attending its games can go on ACF’s website for further information: http://live.violachannel.tv

 

Scooter Tours

Scooter Tours

Scooter Tours

Scooter Tours (Rome) – this is a fun way to see Rome. Instead of touring the city on foot (which can get exhaustive, especially during the Summer heat), or by bus (which has its limitations), you can see the city via scooter, which is more suitable to navigate through many of the city’s narrow streets. There are half-day and full-day tours available. The local companies conducting these tours include: http://www.bicibaci.com; http://scooteroma.com; www.scooterrome.com

San Siro

San Siro

San Siro

San Siro (estadio) (Via Piccolomini 5, Milán): ubicado en las afueras del noroeste de Milán, este estadio es el hogar del F.C. Internazionale Milano (o “Inter de Milán”) y equipos de fútbol de A.C.Milan (con una capacidad de 80,000 asientos). Los interesados en asistir a sus juegos pueden visitar sus sitios web para obtener más información: www.acmilan.com y www.inter.it

Stadio San Paolo

Stadio San Paolo

Stadio San Paolo

Stadio San Paolo (Piazzale Vincenzo Tecchio, Nápoles): este es el tercer estadio de fútbol más grande de Italia (construido en 1959, con una capacidad actual de 60,000 asientos). Ubicado en el distrito de Fuorigrotta de Nápoles, este estadio es el hogar del equipo de fútbol SSC Napoli. Junto con el estadio y campo de fútbol, el Stadio San Paolo también tiene dentro de su propiedad una pista de 8 carriles, tres gimnasios deportivos, un gimnasio de boxeo, un gimnasio y un gimnasio de lucha y artes marciales, lo que convierte a San Paolo en un importante centro deportivo en Nápoles. Los interesados en asistir a sus juegos pueden visitar el sitio web de SSC Napoli para obtener más información: www.sscnapoli.it

Piscina delle Rose

Piscina delle Rose

Piscina delle Rose

Piscina delle Rose (Viale America 20, Rome) – located at the southern district of EUR, this outdoor space is Rome’s largest public swimming pool (a great idea during the city’s hot months). It’s advisable to arrive early. There;s also a fitness center and restaurant on-site. Admission from €8. Hours: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm (Monday-Friday), 9:00 am – 7:00 pm (Sat. & Sunday) (mid-May to September). See its website for more details: www.piscinadellerose.it

Ostia

Ostia

Ostia

Ostia (beach near Rome) – this is a popular Rome-area beach destination, especially during the hot months from June to September. It’s just over 30 minutes via car west of Rome (via Autostrada A90). While there are public beaches in the area, much of the coastline are private properties that charge for entry, chairs, and umbrellas. Many places have combination deals for entrance, bathroom use, and a chair (€8-10). Stop by the tourist office at the corner of Lungomare Paolo Toscanelli and P. Anco Marzio for a free map of the beaches.

 

Olgiata Golf Club

Olgiata Golf Club

Olgiata Golf Club

Olgiata Golf Club (Largo Olgiata 15, Rome) – established in 1961, designed by the British golf architect C.K. Cotton (a re-designed by Jim Fazio), this 27-hole golf course (located northwest of Rome) is another option for golf players passing through Rome. It’s best-known for the various tournaments that it hosts. Those interested in playing can call for more details: +39 (06) 3088-9141 (Web: www.olgiatagolfclub.it).