HOSTEL DES ARTISTES ROME BLOG

ROMAN TRIBUTE TO EGYPT: THE PYRAMID OF CESTIUS

By | January 27, 2015

Off the beaten tracks of classical tourist paths stands one of the most ancient and intriguing monuments in Rome: the Pyramid of Cestius. Its shape immediately reminds us of more exotic cultures such as the Ancient Egypt… actually we are not wrong: this particular funerary monument was expressely commissioned by a Roman dignitary (Caius Cestius) […]

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AUGUSTUS: 2000 YEARS OLD GLORY

By | January 25, 2015

His body might have died, not his fame, if two millennia after he passed away his city keeps on celebrating him. We are referring to Augustus, Julius Caesars’ great nephew, the first to be named Emperor, expired at the age of 76 after immeasurable success. At his time the death of great personalities used to […]

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ONE-WEEK SUPERMAGIC SHOWS!

By | January 23, 2015

Open your eyes and smile. Your won’t be able to do anything else after attending a night at “Supermagic”, the show set in Rome by the 50 best magicians and illusionists of our time from all over the world. Their sleights of hand won’t betray any of their secrets: everything is jealously locked in the […]

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SHOOTING IN CINECITTÁ: THE FOUR DECADES OF ROMAN HOLLYWOOD

By | January 19, 2015

Shooting in Cinecittà, 1937-1989 is a sentimental journey through some decades of Italian and world history, not just a mere exhibition. This brand new event will be launched on January 24 in those Cinecittà Studios which were home to artists such as Sergio Leone, Fellini, De Sica only to name a few. Visitors will be […]

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TRAMJAZZ: MUSIC & FOOD ON A NIGHT TOUR OF ROME

By | January 15, 2015

A musical adventure, a tasting journey and a tour of Rome: this is what people who decide to spend a night on TramJazz will experience. TramJazz offers indeed an original combination of romantic dinner and jazz live concert on a vintage cable car travelling across and stopping by the most enchanting spots of the Eternal […]

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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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