The Parade Route:

The major focus of Rome's New Year's Day celebrations is the Piazza del Popolo, The People's Square, which is the start and finish of our New Year's Day Parade, January 1st at 15.30.

To get directions from your location to the start of the parade click here.

Remember you may get a better view by walking along the route rather than standing in one spot

The Parade Route is: Piazza del Popolo, Via del Corso, Via dei Condotti, Piazza di Spagna, Via del Babuino and ends back on Piazza del Popolo.

How to get to the Rome Parade

Information and links to websites that will help you check for connections, timetables, and any planned travel disruptions.

Trains: Travel by train to Roma Termini Railway Station, for timetables and to purchase your tickets click here.

Metro: Spagna, Lepanto and Flaminio stations are all near the Parade route with Barberini a short distance away.

For up to date travel information and to plan your connections within the capital visit Muoversi a Roma.

Rome Pocket Map

Plan your day with the latest downloadable pocket map!

Download your map HERE

How to Take Part in the Parade

Are you a local group with a marching band, majorette group, performance group or would like to walk in the parade in fancy dress?

Find out about the application process click here