Rome is one of those cities, where although there is always somehing going on, you have to look pretty hard to find it in the early part of the year.
Late March plays host to the "Mostra Delle Azalee" (Azalea Show) right on the Spanish Steps. A rainbow of colours takes over the famous landmark as 3000 vases invade the square and its surroundings. Perfect photo opportunity for those lucky enough to be around.
Rugby fans need no introduction to the "6 Nations" tournament. This year there are 2 huge games happening in the Italian capital. Italy host a determined England side on the 17th of February before clashing with Scotland on the 17th of March.