HOSTEL DES ARTISTES ROME BLOG

ROME MARATHON: MORE THAN JUST A RACE

By | January 13, 2015

The biggest sport event of the year is getting closer and closer: it’s the Maratona di Roma, on Sunday 22 March 2015. Via dei Fori Imperiali will be both the starting and finishing point for runners; in between they will go through an itinerary 42 km 195 m long within the Eternal City, moving from […]

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SIX NATIONS COME TO ROME

By | January 11, 2015

Countdown for Rugby Six Nations Championship has already started: in less than one month England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales will face each other to win the prestigious trophy. Moreover England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales will compete also for the so called Triple Crown, a trophy meant for that team among these four who […]

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6-WEEK WINTER SALES IN ROME!

By | January 10, 2015

It’s time for sales in Italy, and this year they’ll be exceptionally longer than usual: six weeks, until February 15! Everyone looking for “made in Italy”, from big brands such as Gucci, Bulgari, Fendi, to less luxurious garments, will have the chance to find good deals. Shoppers in the Eternal City will avail the traditional […]

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CINECITTÁ WORLD: FOR HAVING FUN WHILE FEELING LIKE A STAR

By | January 6, 2015

Movie sets, live shows, roller coasters, shops, restaurants, green areas: this is all what visitors of Cinecittà World will experience. This brand new, high tech thematic park throws both adults and kids into the realm of cinematic illusion to enjoy a five senses journey going from western to space, passing through breath-taking aquatic revolutions. 20 […]

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FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AT PIAZZA COLONNA

By | January 5, 2015

Hostel Des Artistes’ guests will have the chance to take part to a special event between January 3 and 7, 2015 in the prestigious backdrop of Palazzo Ferrajoli, at stroll distance from the Parliament. The exceptional opening of Palazzo Ferrajoli happens on the occasion of the Festival delle Luci, a four-day event of music, art, […]

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EXPO MILANO 2015 IN ROME

By | December 27, 2014

Italy is looking with excitement at 2015, the year of Expo Milano, the Universal Exposition taking place in the biggest north Italian city from May 1 to October 31, 2015. It will be a colossal event involving almost 140 countries, supposed to attract about 20 million visitors. Rome is contributing to it by offering any […]

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FREE CONCERTS IN ROME ON NEW YEAR’S EVE!

By | December 27, 2014

If you are in Rome and you wish to inaugurate 2015 by having a bath in the river of people who will joyfully fill up Roman roads on the night of 31 December, then you have 2 options which we shortlisted here for you. Both of them are in the heart of Rome, and are […]

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR WITH THE SHAKESPEAREAN MASTERPIECE

By | December 27, 2014

“Romeo & Juliet. Love and change the world”, on stage in Rome until 6 January 2015 won’t leave anyone disappointed: the musical transposition of the most famous tragedy by Shakespeare is a colossal production which is perfectly refined up to its most tiny details, if one just considers that the technical equipe includes 35 people. […]

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NEW CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT THE VATICAN

By | December 18, 2014

Christmas & New Eve 2014 will be particularly exciting at St. Peter’s: beyond a huge Christmas tree and the traditional Nativity scene, we will see the Church itself dressed up with new lights. December this year coincides indeed with the installation of a new lighting system on St. Peter’s dome. It will be launched on […]

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POPE TURNS ON THE BIGGEST CHRISTMAS TREE IN THE WORLD

By | December 16, 2014

8500 electric cables, 550 light spots, 650 m high, a star 1000 m² wide: it’s the biggest Christmas tree in the world, and Pope Francis I just turned it on few days ago. The same pleasent office was given to Pope Benedict XVI in 2011. The tree lays on a side of Mount Ingino, behind […]

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