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Rome Fiumicino Airport To Be Served by High-Speed Trains From All Over Italy in December

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36 million passengers this year, twice as many in 2020. These are the (ambitious) plans for Rome’s intercontinental airport, Leonardo da Vinci. In order to double the number of passenger, better connections with the rest of the country are crucial. And as of now reaching Rome FCO from another city takes so much time that […]

Night Visits at Villa d’Este with Renaissance/Baroque Food, Fashion Exhibit and Concerts This Summer!

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After our post about Hadrian’s Villa here we are again to give you further reasons to visit Tivoli during the summer. This time it’s Villa d’Este’s turn, the Renaissance Villa that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the summer you can admire the villa, its park and fountains also at night on Fridays and […]

Rome’s 2nd Theme Park, Cinecittà World, Is All About Cinema & Opens in A Few Days

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  We seriously think that in order to get an amount of tourists comparable to Paris and London’s Rome needs to attract people who are not specifically interested in art, religion, culture and archaeology. And one of the way to increase the number of visitors to the Eternal City is to diversify our leisure and […]

July 2014 in Rome: the month of al fresco events!

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  After a rainy June, we expect July to be a truly summer month with lots of sunny and dry days. Therefore, most of the events will unfold outdoor. Here is a list of activities that start in July (much more that this goes on in July but it was presented in our previous stories). […]

Revolution in Rome’s Landmarks: Rules, Fees and Opening Hours Change from July 1

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How annoying is the “no photo” sign? Forget about it next time you enter a state-run museum, monument or archaeological area in Rome (and the rest of Italy). From July 1 this prohibition is abolished, freedom! The new culture minister has just changed many rules concerning tariffs, opening hours and other aspects of our heritage […]

Soccer World Cup 2014: Where To Watch the Games (and much more) in Rome!

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There we are for the World Cup 2014. It’s our first story on the biggest soccer event on earth since four years ago we were not online yet. And, honestly in 2010 Italy really sucked as it went out after the preliminary rounds. We’re quite confident this time Italy will do better than four years […]

Hadrian’s Villa Greets You With a Greek Art Exhibit and a Festival This Summer

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The town of Tivoli, near Rome, has the great privilege of hosting two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Renaissance Villa d’Este and the ancient Roman Hadrian’s Villa. There is also a third Villa, Villa Gregoriana, a very wild place with some archaeology relics, but that has no UNESCO label. In any case, Tivoli is by […]

Summer 2014: June’s Best Events in Rome and Surroundings

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June is one of the best times of the year to visit Rome and it is no coincidence that it’s a peak month. Warm temperatures and long, sunny days will greet you as everything is up and running in town. On June 29 we celebrate our patrons saint Peter and saint Paul but only offices […]

Off the Beaten Track Rome: Garbatella, Charming Urban Experiment With A Soul

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After our Pigneto, San Lorenzo, Borgo Pio, Prati, Flaminio, Monti and Trastevere pieces there we are again on the field, around Rome’s lesser know boroughs. This time we want to take you to Garbatella, one of the hippest areas of Rome which actually started in a very humble way and was considered for several decades […]

Night of Museums 2014: Our Picks in Rome & Surroundings on May 17

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A Europe-wide happening, Museums at Night will let you visit museum and sites under the moonlight, often accompanied by live music. Most for free, some with a discount.   SPECIAL OPENINGS SPORT/ARCHAEOLOGY. Beneath Piazza Navona. Domitian stadium. One of the world’s oldest sport facility, a track and field stadium in brick and stone, can now […]

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