According to estimates by the bilateral tourism body, over 600,000 people have chosen the capital to spend the year-end holidays, and who will be able to take advantage of Sunday 1 January to explore the city and what it has to offer.
New Year’s Eve in Rome, the events of January 1st
In fact, the new edition of Capodarte kicks off on January 1st, the cultural event signed by the Campidoglio which includes many free initiatives throughout the city, from concerts to guided tours through shows, meetings and workshops for adults and children who will animate up in the evening, museums, municipal libraries, theatres, cinemas and other places of culture extraordinarily open for the occasion (here the complete programme).
Sunday 1 January is also the first appointment with domenicalmuseo , the initiative of the Ministry of Culture which allows free admission, every first Sunday of the month, to museums and state archaeological parks (all those open here). Four archaeological sites are also exceptionally open and can be visited free of charge on the initiative of the Special Superintendence of Rome: the Malborghetto Arch, the Villa of Livia, the Baths of Caracalla and the Drugstore Museum.
On the entertainment front, starting at 3.30 pm the city center hosts the Roma Parade, the traditional New Year’s musical parade: the big musical snake will wind its way through the streets of the centre, starting and returning to Piazza del Popolo, and touching via del Corso, Via Condotti, the Spanish Steps and via del Babuino. And then exhibitions, displays and concerts (here all the events scheduled for January 1st).
Bus, metro, tram and limited traffic timetables on New Year’s Eve
As far as the city public transport service is concerned, on 1 January 2023 on metro A, due to renovation works, from 9 pm the trains are replaced by the MA bus line.
Metro lines AB/B1-C are open until 2.30. The NMA-NMB-NMB1-NMC-NME metro replacement lines (from 2.30 to 8.00) and line n913 (from 21.00 to 2.30) will circulate on the night network.CopyAMP code.
The Anagnina, Cinecittà, Arco di Travertino, Laurentina, Eur Magliana, Rebibbia, Ionio and Pantano car parks open at 7.45. The Ostiense station car park opens at 8.00. The Trastevere car park opens at 6.00.
Until 8 January, the daytime Ztl of Centro and Tridente are active every day, including holidays, from 6.30 to 20. Usual opening hours for the other restricted traffic areas of the city.
Rome cemeteries: timetable and opening on New Year’s Eve
On New Year’s Eve the Flaminio, Verano and Laurentino cemeteries are open from 07.30 to 18.00. The cemeteries of Ostia Antica and San Vittorino are open from 07.00 to 17.00. Santa Maria del Carmine (little parish), Isola Farnese, Castel di Guido, Cesano, Maccarese, Santa Maria di Galeria remain closed on January 1st.