Weather Averages for Rome in June
Averages for Rome in June
The weather is fantastic in Rome, Italy in June, when the average temperature starts off at around 20°C and gradually climbs up to 23°C-24°C as the month progresses. There are 13 hours of sunshine each day and with only 34mm of rainfall spread across eight days, it’s unlikely you’ll experience more than a shower during your holiday. If you fancy a day at the beach, head to the coast where you can enjoy an average sea temperature of 22°C throughout the month.
Dates for the diary
The Italian equivalent of Independence Day is held in Rome on June 2nd. Known locally as Festa della Repubblica, this national holiday commemorates Italy becoming a Republic in 1946, following the end of WWII. The highlight of the day is the huge parade which is held along the Via dei Fori Imperiali.
Sixty days after Easter – this can fall anywhere between early and mid-June – Catholics celebrate Corpus Domini in honour of Holy Eucharist. In Rome the day is celebrated with mass at the cathedral of San Giovanni in Laterano before a grand procession to Santa Maria Maggiore. Genzano to the south of Rome is a great place to spot flower petal carpets which are made by the locals in honour of the celebrations.
Things to do
The world-famous painter Caravaggio was commissioned to work on the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, which is one of the most popular attractions in Rome today. Despite the church’s plain exterior, the paintings found within are huge and incredibly beautiful, making the church a must-visit for religious travellers and art lovers.
The Santa Maria della Vittoria is another church worthy of a visit during your holiday in Rome. This small church is decorated with so many sculptures and paintings that you won’t know where to look first. You can make a donation next to several of the sculptures and when you do, the light will come on, allowing you to take decent photos to take back home with you to remind you of your visit.
Where to eat & drink
Located in the centre of Rome, Ad Hoc Restaurant is a great place to pop into whilst you’re out sightseeing. Offering a selection of Roman and Mediterranean cuisine prepared by experienced chefs, this restaurant is regularly visited by numerous local and international celebrities. If you’re not in the mood for a meal, Ad Hoc Restaurant also runs wine tastings in the large cellar.
When it comes to grabbing a quick bite to eat, La Sandwicheria ticks all the boxes. This friendly sandwich shop serves a variety of large sandwiches made with freshly baked bread and locally-produced ingredients. A bit like an improved version of the Subway chain, this eatery is also known for its very low prices, which make each meal there superb value for money.
If you’re looking for somewhere cheap and cheerful to have a quick drink, heat to Bar San Calisto. All sorts of people visit this bar so if you’re travelling on your own, you’re bound to be able to strike up a conversation with someone during your visit. In addition to a variety of low-cost drinks, this bar also serves a selection of gelato which is a wonderful way to cool down on a summer afternoon.
Il Barretto is one of the best places to go in Rome for a cocktail. Located up the Gianicolo, a flight of steps away from Trastevere, this bar boasts huge glass windows which reward visitors with stunning views across the district. If you’d rather enjoy your drink outside, you can make the most of the beautiful outdoor terrace whilst you browse the extensive list of cocktails.
Where to stay
The four-star Hotel Barocco is ideal for families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Rome. Here guests can choose from a huge variety of rooms, suites and annexes, ensuring something for all budgets and tastes. Facilities and services include free WiFi access, bar, 24-hour reception, private parking and concierge.
Travellers looking for budget accommodation in Rome should check out Hotel Pensione Barrett. This three-star hotel is made up of 20 rooms, some of which offer views onto one of the most popular ancient sites of the city. There is a handful of facilities for visitors to enjoy, such as internet connection, coffee making facilities within the rooms and daily breakfast, with many shops, bars and restaurants in the area.
Decorated in the style of 1939, Villa Pirandello is perfect for couples in search of a romantic getaway. There are many facilities for guests to enjoy here, including breakfast buffet, lounge bar, room service, parking, free WiFi access and car hire. Accommodation is available in the form of single, standard, superior and deluxe rooms, so there are plenty to choose from.
Located within an early 20th century building, just a short walk away from the Colosseum, Hotel Capo d’Africa is ideal for families and couples alike. Here guests can choose from classic, superior, deluxe and premier guest rooms, as well as two types of studio, ensuring something for all budgets and group sizes. There are plenty of services and amenities available, including bars, restaurants, fitness centre, jogging trail and meeting rooms.
If you’re looking for a quiet, intimate hotel, Welrome might be just the place. Made up of seven rooms – one quadruple, two triple and four double – this hotel boasts a central location, close to many attractions and public transport. Each room comes with air conditioning, WiFi access, silent fridge and full bathroom. Although there aren’t many facilities available onsite, there are plenty of bars, restaurants and shops in the immediate area.