History of Rome

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…
Jewish Ghetto in Rome

Jewish Ghetto in Rome

The ghetto was projected to lock up and control the Jews minority  in 1555  by Pope Paul IV on 14th of July The papal bull  imposed economic and freedom restrictions to the jews . This oppression continued for 315 years until its abolition in 1870 (reunification of Italy). At present,…
TOP ATTRACTION IN ROME  * National Etruscan Museum *

TOP ATTRACTION IN ROME * National Etruscan Museum *

The Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in an unmissable  place to visit in Rome. The museum exposes  pre-Roman Italian works of antiquity, especially from the Etruscan world in a superb palace built for Pope Julius III between 1550 and 1555. Trust me ! You will be totally captured by the…
Ready for your Halloween party in Rome ?

Ready for your Halloween party in Rome ?

Being among the top celebrated festivities in all Anglo-Saxon countries, Halloween is getting more and more attractive to Southern Europe as well. Rome plays a great part in it: all pubs, clubs and restaurants in the city’s hub will set up special treats and tricks to let everyone enjoy the…
Travel Tips  – HOW TO MOVE IN ROME

Travel Tips – HOW TO MOVE IN ROME

PUBLIC TRANSPORT Rome’s public transport net consists of three underground lines (A, B and B1, C), buses, trams and urban trains. TICKETS The same type of ticket is used for all transports: BIT: € 1,50 valid for 100 minutes from the very first validation. Please note: no more than one…
JE SUIS L’AUTRE. GIACOMETTI, PICASSO AND OTHERS.

JE SUIS L’AUTRE. GIACOMETTI, PICASSO AND OTHERS.

PRIMITIVISM IN THE SCULPTURE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY   Just at a few minutes walking distance from Hotel Des Artistes at the National Roman Museum of Baths of Diocletian, 80 great works  are exposed. They include  sculptures  by  great  masters of the twentieth century and masterpieces of ethnic art. The…
How to Skip the line tickets in  Rome

How to Skip the line tickets in Rome

Some hints…. If you stay in Rome just a few days and you don’t have time to waste in endless tickets lines, you may know there is a faster way to enter the Roman Majors sites as the VATICAN MUSEUMS and  COLOSSEUM VATICAN MUSEUMS: In order to skip the line…

Autumn in Rome

The most colourful season to visit Rome is certainly Autumn.The weather is pleasantly mild until November and the landscape is magical. That’s the perfect period for long walks and bike tours around the picturesques streets of the Eternal city, in the parks, along the banks of the Tiber So don’t…
August In Rome: what’s going on

August In Rome: what’s going on

The eternal city is where you want to be even in summer! Enjoy the  wonderful monuments , the historical architecture, the incredible museums in a less crowded city. The real fun starts especially when the sun goes down. Till September 3, the annual edition of “lungo il tevere” will electrify…
MOST SECRET ROMAN COURTYARDS OPEN JUST FOR A WEEKEND!

MOST SECRET ROMAN COURTYARDS OPEN JUST FOR A WEEKEND!

Rome will disclose some of her secret treasures this weekend: on May 23rd and 24th the “Open Courtyards Rome” event will allow anyone to visit courtyards which are normally closed to public as being part of private properties, although historical. The event is organized once a year by the Italian…
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