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Epiphany in Rome // CULTURE AND TRADITION

By | January 4, 2019

Thanks to the initiative  #DomenicalMuseo over 480 museums, archaeological sites and monuments throughout Italy will be free for citizens and tourists So next Epiphany in Rome will be an opportunity to discover more about art and history Like every  first Sunday of the month, entrancy to galleries, archaeological excavations and mouments will be FREE. So […]

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Public Transportation in Rome from Christmas to New Year’s Day

By | December 17, 2018

Here we are to give you some infos on metro, bus and railway transportation during the upcoming holidays. On Christmas Eve, the public service will stop for a few hours but it will be extraordinary prolonged  in the afternoon of December 25th so to ensure as much as possible the use of public  transportation to […]

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A must-see : the Christmas Market of Piazza Navona

By | December 3, 2018

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 will find handmade  gadgets ,  […]

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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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