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Vatican by Train in Rome

By | August 2, 2016

Rome – Vatican by Train: Visitors who book the Vatican by Train in Rome will have access to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Gardens and to the botanical and architectural wonders of the Pontifical Residence. Vatican Full Day Vatican Museums, Vatican Gardens, gardens of the Pontifical Villas – Villa Barberini and train travel to […]

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ONE DAY EXCURSION AT THE MARMORE FALLS

By | June 29, 2015

Ancient buildings, churches, catacombs, museums are major touristic attractions in Italy, that is to say all the stuff that has something to do with the long gone yet influential Roman Empire. But beautiful landscapes are definitely top attractions as well. One day excursion at just one hour trip by train or car into the heart of […]

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A FRINGE EVENT IN THE CENTER: ROMA FRINGE FESTIVAL 2015 AT THE VATICAN!

By | May 29, 2015

Those in Rome from now to July will have the chance to enjoy the charming gardens all around Castel Sant’Angelo under new lights: those enlighting Rome Fringe Festival 2015! This most awaited Summer event offers one month non-stop shows, art exhbits, day & night markets, refreshment areas, wine & food tasting, workshops and kids activities. From […]

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GOOD TO SEE AND EAT: “THE ELEGANCE OF FOOD”

By | May 26, 2015

A brand new exhibition in Rome is celebrating simultaneously two Italian strong points: food & fashion. The Elegance of Food, indeed, tells us about the link between nature & nutrion which is currently the focus of EXPO MILANO 2015, but that used to be and still is the inspiring motif of haute couture collections at […]

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SUNDAY 24th MAY: TAKING A PEEK INTO ROMAN HISTORY…

By | May 23, 2015

Those in Rome this weekend will have the chance to enjoy a rare event called “Open Courtyard Rome”, promoted by the Italian Association of Historical Houses (ADSI – Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane): historical private palaces normally closed to public (unless converted into some museums) will be open to visitors and disclose their most hidden courtyards […]

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PANTHEON, PENTECOSTE & THE RED ROSE PETALS RAIN

By | May 21, 2015

On Sunday May 24th, 2015, a two thousand years old ritual will take place inside one of the most famous monuments in Rome, the Pantheon, also known as Church of Santa Maria dei Martiri. On the occasion of Pentecoste, indeed, hundreds of red rose petals will be poured inside the Church through the huge hole […]

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ROME & LAZIO AT EXPO MILANO 2015: THE BEST OF LOCAL FOOD

By | April 28, 2015

Out of twenty regions in Italy, two of them will enjoy particular attention at Expo Milano 2015: Lombardia and Lazio, as headed by Milan and Rome respectively, the two major Italian cities. Both will expose the best of their local products in dedicated pavilions, side by side to those of the 130 foreign countries taking […]

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STEVE MCCURRY’S NEW EXHIBIT: BEYOND THE GAZE

By | April 22, 2015

Steve McCurry and Cinecittà, one of the greatest photogaphers in the world and the Italian film studios where masterpieces like Ben Hur were born: it’s love at the first sight. Until September 20th, an exhibition dedicated to Steve McCurry’s photographs is hosted at Teatro 1 in Cinecittà, a place that he met some years ago […]

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TENNIS STARS IN ROME FROM MAY 9 TO 17

By | April 16, 2015

Internazionali di Tennis d’Italia 2015: the most important tennis competition in Italy will take place in few weeks in Rome and preprarations are in full effect. From May 9 to 17 the Eternal City will be showcasing atletes such as Nadal, Djokovic, Federer, Murray, Raonic, Nishikori, Flavia Pennetta, Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci, Camila Giorgi, Francesca […]

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GIFTS FROM THE EARTH IN ROME: 80 “NEW” METERS AURELIAN WALLS!

By | April 12, 2015

Rome is a never ending source of history. Just few days ago, for instance, no less than 80 meters Aurelian Walls were uncovered a little bit below the current ground level in a very central area of the city, i.e. St. John Lateran’s Archbasilica (San Giovanni metro stop). Not that any archaeologists were effectively searching for […]

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