Christmas

Epiphany in Rome // CULTURE AND TRADITION

Epiphany in Rome // CULTURE AND TRADITION

Thanks to the initiative  #DomenicalMuseo over 480 museums, archaeological sites and monuments throughout Italy will be free for citizens and tourists So next Epiphany in Rome will be an opportunity to discover more about art and history Like every  first Sunday of the month, entrancy to galleries, archaeological excavations and…
Liturgy of Christmas || Papal Mass in Rome

Liturgy of Christmas || Papal Mass in Rome

Just a few  hours are left to  the Christmas celebrations  held  by Pope Francis. At 9.30 pm, the Pontiff will start celebrating the Christmas Eve Mass inside the Papal Chapel Tomorrow for Christmas, at 12.00 , the Pope will give the blessing “Urbi et Orbi” from the central lodge of…
Public Transportation in Rome from Christmas to New Year’s Day

Public Transportation in Rome from Christmas to New Year’s Day

Here we are to give you some infos on metro, bus and railway transportation during the upcoming holidays. On Christmas Eve, the public service will stop for a few hours but it will be extraordinary prolonged  in the afternoon of December 25th so to ensure as much as possible the…
A must-see : the Christmas Market of Piazza Navona

A must-see : the Christmas Market of Piazza Navona

The Christmas countdown has begun:  just 3 weeks left ! The good news is that finally , after 3 years, the classical   Christmas Market of  Piazza Navona  has reopened  December 2nd, and will last until January 6th. You can’t miss it. It represents the Christmas spirit in Rome and you…
ROMEO & JULIET IN MUSIC AND DANCE

ROMEO & JULIET IN MUSIC AND DANCE

To end this year with a bang or to begin the new one in style, the current show at Gran Teatro in Rome will leave you astonished: on stage “Romeo & Juliet. Love and change the world”, a colossal musical production which already received appreciation by 9 million spectators around…
ST. PETER’S WEARS NEW LIGHTS AT CHRISTMAS

ST. PETER’S WEARS NEW LIGHTS AT CHRISTMAS

A new lighting system has just been installed on St. Peter’s dome, which had appeared like wrapped into darkness in the past nights precisely because renovation works were going on. All is now completed, and the brand new lights will be inaugurated today 19 December at about 6pm by Pope…
“THE NUTCRACKER” BY BALLETTO DI ROMA

“THE NUTCRACKER” BY BALLETTO DI ROMA

“The Nutcrucker” (“Lo Schiaccianoci”, in Italian) is back in Rome to take us company all along festivity time. It will be performed from 30 December 2014 to 6 January 2015 at Auditorium Conciliazione, which is located in the heart of Rome, nearby St. Peter’s Square. The staging by Mario Piazza…

Some More Tips About Rome

Almost two thousand years after its collapse as an Empire, Rome now lives under the shadow of a once powerful and prosperous nation. The beauty of the Spanish Steps with its sinking boat, massive amphitheatre called Coloseum, fine wall arts sparsed across the city’s Catholic santuaries, monuments, catacombs, religious abondance…