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Rome and Italy Notícias

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Margutta Creative District

Margutta Creative District

From July 8th to July 11th Via Margutta becomes Creative District: fashion industry, artisans and open courtyards Via Margutta is a short street with a long history, famous in all the world for being the streets of the artists in Rome. From July 8th to July 11th there will be the...

Floating Piers closes its run

Floating Piers closes its run Two-week installation saw average of 70,000 people a day   The Floating Piers two-week art installation on Lake Iseo closed Sunday, after more than 1.3 million visitors walked the floating pontoons formed by 200,000 high-density polyethylene...

How I planned my wheelchair accessible trip to Italy

  Fairly soon, I’ll be making my way to Italy, my first trip overseas, and I am beyond excited. It took an immense amount of planning; I preferred to do all the research on my own and did not use a travel agent for any part of the trip. I did consider using one, but I felt...
WEDDING INSIDE THE COLOSSEUM?

WEDDING INSIDE THE COLOSSEUM?

WEDDING INSIDE THE COLOSSEUM? Needless to say, how Rome, the eternal city, can offer in terms of choice of location for a wedding a very wide range of choices including churches, archaeological sites, castles, villas and much more …. but it is not everything: in these days...
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Rome – The extraordinary opening of the Forum of Caesar after the sunset

Rome – The extraordinary opening of the Forum of Caesar after the sunset     This year, from April 22nd to October 30th, you can enjoy an unusual promenade in the Forum of Caesar. Piero Angela, the famous Italian scientific propagator and journalist, will tell the...

Rome The Archeoboat Tour

Rome – The "Archeoboat" Tour The Archeoboat tour from the city center to the famous Roman Ancient Harbors

Fashion museum to open in Florence

Fashion museum to open in Florence Lagerfeld photo exhibit to start season on June 14 Florence, May 31 – A Museum of Fashion and Costume was created Tuesday in Florence with the signature of an agreement between the management of the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Immagine...

Italy unearths huge Roman barracks during Rome metro dig

Italy unearths huge Roman barracks during Rome metro dig Image captionThe extensive ruins will form part of a new metro station Excavation work for a new metro line in Rome has unearthed a huge Roman barracks from the 2nd Century AD when Emperor Hadrian was in power. The find is...
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THE HELMETS OF IMPERIAL ROME, FROM THE ETRUSCANS TO CONSTANTINE THE GREAT

THE HELMETS OF IMPERIAL ROME, FROM THE ETRUSCANS TO CONSTANTINE THE GREAT   The exhibition features a spectacular selection of ancient Roman helmets, representing only a minor part of a wider collection displayed in several museums around the world. Nevertheless, their...

Extraordinary opening of Palazzo Farnese in Rome – The seat of the French Embassy

After 18 months, the Palazzo Farnese will open extraordinarily on September 19th and 20th. It has been closed for restoration works. Thanks to this extraordinary opening, it is possible to visit the “Galleria dei Caracci” completely restored.  Some useful information Visitors...
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“Everything for tasting” Festival – Foligno (Umbria)

“I Primi d’Italia 2015”, (literally translation: “The First Courses of Italy”), the festival for each flavor – from the 24th to the 27th of September. The XVII edition of the festival “I Primi d’Italia” will hold in Foligno, in Italian region of Umbria. The only one national...

Exclusive visit with aperitif at Domitian’s Stadium

It is possible to organize guided exclusive tours at the Domitian’s Stadium every day starting from 7.00 pm and on Saturday starting from 8.00 pm. A funny and exciting tour with the exclusive opening in later afternoon in the archaeological site of Domitian’s Stadium,...

Centuries of Italian History Are Unearthed in Quest to Fix Toilet

LECCE, Italy — All Luciano Faggiano wanted when he purchased the seemingly unremarkable building at 56 Via Ascanio Grandi was to open a trattoria. The only problem was the toilet. Sewage kept backing up. So Mr. Faggiano enlisted his two older sons to help him dig a trench and...

History of the Pantheon

The Pantheon has represented the maximum expression of the glory of Rome for over  2000 years. It’s story is in dissolutely tied to the Eternal City of which it has been the image throughout the centuries.  The Pantheon was an inspiration for one of the greatest architects of the...

How Tourist Photos at Pompeii stay the same

Dr Zena Kamash from the Department of Classics at Royal Holloway, University of London, has discovered the photos tourists take of Pompeii are almost identical to those taken by our ancestors. After examining 19th and early 20th century lantern slides of Pompeii and modern day...

Street Art map of Rome

Map available at tourist outlets Rome has printed 50,000 copies of a new map highlighting the locations of 330 murals around the city. The map, which features 150 streets in 30 districts from Testaccio to Tor Bella Monaca, is available from the capital’s tourist information...