Christmas in Rome: the 5 must-dos

  • Christmas Market in Piazza Navona

    Christmas Market in Piazza Navona

  • Piazza San Pietro

    Piazza San Pietro

  • Colosseo


  • Piazza Venezia

    Piazza Venezia

  • Skating Rink at Castel Sant'Angelo

    Skating Rink at Castel Sant'Angelo

Here are the5 things that, according to Starhotels Metropole, you should do in Rome to enjoy the magic of Christmas to the fullest.

Christmas Markets. The one that you cannot absolutely miss is held in Piazza Navona: specialties, craftwork, antiques and much more.

Piazza San Pietro. A must-stop to see the brightly-lit Christmas tree and Nativity scene.

Don’t miss the Christmas trees at the Colosseum and in Piazza Venezia.

Skating Rink at Castel Sant'Angelo. No Christmas holiday is complete without at least an evening spent out on the ice trying to skate.

Parco della Musica Auditorium has a skating rink too.

Christmas Shopping. Get swept up in the shopping frenzy and pass by the glittering shop windows along Via del Corso, Via dei Condotti, Via della Croce, Via del Babbuino, Via Frattina and Via Borgognona.

100 Nativity Scenes Exhibition: The exhibition is usually held at Sale del Bramante, near Piazza del Popolo, and showcases both old and modern Nativity scenes. Until January 8, 2017. 


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