Rome Travel Guide

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…
What about shopping in Rome ?

What about shopping in Rome ?

From major chains to small boutiques, here is where you can shop in Rome CASTEL ROMANO DESIGNER OUTLET It’s part of the British McArthurGlen  Designer Outlets and includes more than 140 boutiques located within a full-service setting where nothing is missing: children’s area, beauty center, tailoring service, car parking, cafes…
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…
AN EXCURSION TO ASSISI, THE GREEN HOMELAND OF ST. FRANCIS

AN EXCURSION TO ASSISI, THE GREEN HOMELAND OF ST. FRANCIS

Assisi, located in a green rural area in the heart of Umbria, is a moderately small and incredibly beautiful city. Located 174 km North-East of Rome, is home to the Franciscan and Clare orders. St. Francis (San Francesco, in Italian) was born to a rich family. His father, Pietro de…
SUMMER IN ROME: SUN & SALES

SUMMER IN ROME: SUN & SALES

There are two times a year when you’ll see Italians go nuts about something other than soccer. Yes, I’m talking about the saldi, “sales”. Both city center and malls become more crowded than usual, if you consider that even normally they stand as traditional meeting points. Shopping is truly one of…
A BIT OF ANXIETY… JUST ON EXHIBIT!

A BIT OF ANXIETY… JUST ON EXHIBIT!

Located in the heart of the City Centre, few steps from Piazza Venezia, the Capitoline Museums have been holding until October 4th 2015 The Age of Anxiety, that is to say the fourth round of ‘’Days of Rome’’, a cycle of exhibitions focused on some particular stages of Roman history. This time,…
TALES ABOUT FOOD & FASHION IN ROME

TALES ABOUT FOOD & FASHION IN ROME

The Elegance of Food is the latest major exhibition in Rome on the occasion of EXPO MILANO 2015, and it celebrates at one time nutrion, which is the leitmotiv of the Universal Exposition, as well as Made in Italy tailoring and craftsmanship. Visitors will take a journey through different facets of ancient…
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…
BAROQUE: THE AGE OF ART BLOOMING IN ROME

BAROQUE: THE AGE OF ART BLOOMING IN ROME

Until July 26th Rome hosts a gigantic and “multi-venue” exhibition entirely focused on Baroque, the artistic style which still chracterizes most of the architectural features of the Eternal City. The exhibition shows the evolution of Baroque art from its birth (first two decades of the Seventeenth century) to its highest…
THE POWER OF IMAGES… BEYOND THE GAZE: STEVE MCCURRY

THE POWER OF IMAGES… BEYOND THE GAZE: STEVE MCCURRY

His name says it all: Steve McCurry. Until September 20th, one-hundred-fifty of his breathtaking photographs will be exposed in Rome at Teatro 1 in Cinecittà, the famous film studios which were backdrops to epic movies such as Ben Hur. Steve McCurry, the National Geographic’s photographer par excellence, doesn’t need any…