August is usually the hottest month in Rome, with the average high temperatures of 30.6°C (87.1°F). The weather is sunny and bright, with a little amount of rain that hardly registers above 35.6mm (1.4″). Nights may get sultry at times due to occasional cloud covers.
September instead brings the mild autumn season to Rome as the average temperatures drop to the comfortable range of 15°C (59°F) to 26.7°C (80.1°F). It is one of the best months to visit Rome and attracts crowds to the city as the summer heat tapers down.
URSI GASS 2021 Conference and the associated social events will take place in the Oppian Hill, an area close to Rione Monti whose charm and village atmosphere makes it a favorite area for locals and tourists to relax and taste the true Italian lifestyle. In this area, located between Termini station, the Colosseum, and the Roman Forum, dozens of hotels and hundreds of restaurants and bars cater for all tastes and budgets are available at walking distance.
There is so much to see and to do in Rome that it is impossible to make a list or give some advice. If you are looking for touristic information you may start from Turismoroma website (http://www.turismoroma.it/?lang=en), the city’s official tourist portal run by Rome’s town hall.
Some useful maps of Rome can be downloaded here:
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Tourist map |→Download
Metro map |→Download
Tram map |→Download