Rome

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Rome

Heading to Italy's historic capital? Here's how to make the most of your stay, including the ten best places to eat and drink in the Eternal …

Restaurants

Eighteenth century candelabra damaged in act of 'vandalism' at Rome's Pantheon

A Romanian woman was due to appear in court in Rome on Monday on charges of smashing two 18th century wooden candelabra housed in the Pantheon in the latest in a rash of attacks that have underlined the vulnerability of monuments in the Eternal City.<p>Cristina Conachi, 39, was arrested on Sunday …

Italy

Medieval Jewish Graves Unearthed in Rome

ROME, ITALY—<i>Haaretz</i> reports that 38 graves were unearthed in a section of a medieval Jewish cemetery labeled on historic maps as the “Field of the …

Archaeology

Woman Arrested After Damaging Candelabras in Rome's Pantheon - Condé Nast Traveler

The incident occurs just months after tourists tried to break into the Colosseum.<p>At this point, tales of unruly visitors damaging centuries-old, historical sites across the world are all too familiar (we’re looking at you, selfie-taker who smashed an 18th-century statue of St. Michael in Lisbon), …

Italy

‘Candlelit Dinner’ vs. ‘Frozen-Food Aisle’: Streetlights Put Romans in a Dark Mood

ROME — As far as guided tours of central Rome go, this one was a downer.<p>“Look over there, at that ‘Virgin and Child,’ with that ugly lamp above it, casting such a harsh outline,” said Nathalie Naim, a municipal council member, pointing to a framed image on a wall.<p>Near the Colosseum, another …

Fancy seeing Rome by night? The Colosseum will open most evenings for the rest of 2017

Visitors to Rome will be able to tour the iconic Colosseum at night on most evenings throughout the rest of 2017.<p>The tours last 75 minutes and include visits to the floor of the arena and the underground area where gladiators waited before entering the arena. Guides, speaking English, Spanish and …

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Rome: A day in the Roman Forum and Colosseum

After a couple days in Rome, I was finally standing face to face with the Colosseum. So far I have seen it in the distance and yearned for it from …

Wonders of the World

Local experience in Rome - Travel to Italy - Live like a local in Roma

<b>Picture Roma</b><p>First thing that comes to mind, the <b>Colosseo</b>? Maybe the <b>Città Vaticano</b> or the <b>Fori Imperiali</b>, <b>Castel Sant’Angelo</b> perhaps.<p>But, does <b>Roma have</b> …

Italy

Archaeologists Discover One Of Rome's Lost Jewish Cemeteries

This week, Italian archaeologists revealed that 38 graves were recently uncovered in the Trastevere district of the city of Rome. As Italian newspaper <i>Il Messaggero</i> initially reported, these skeletons were found within a Jewish necropolis. The discovery further reveals the oft-overlooked Jewish …

Italy

The Best Selling Cruise Excursions of 2016

Cruisingexcursions.com has revealed their top selling excursions throughout last year. Their tours are available to book in advance before sailing, …

Italy on alert ahead of Treaty of Rome anniversary as terror threat 'high'

Security beefed up following terror attack that left five people dead in London on 22 March.<p>Heavy security measures are being implemented in central …

Terrorism

My View: Maria von Nicolai Finds Italy On Lexington Ave. Caffe’ dei Fiori | Times Square Chronicles

My View: Maria von Nicolai Finds Italy On Lexington Ave. Caffe’ dei Fiori<p>Maria, Eda and Stephen were invited to the owner’s table (Daliso Gulmini) in …

Italy

Where to Stay in Rome: 5 Best Neighborhoods for a Roman Holiday

<b>Monti</b>: Nestled in between the Colosseum and Via Nazionale, Monti is picturesque and convenient. The neighborhood boasts great wine bars and …

Travel

Rome Crypts and Catacombs Tickets and Tour

Rome's underground burial chambers and crypts cover a period of history that predates Christianity and post-dates the Renaissance. You’ll never …

History

Travel for Kids Rome Italy family hotels

Travel for Kids has so many fun things to do in Rome, whether it's exploring the nooks and crannies of the Colosseum, climbing up Castel Sant'Angelo, …

Travel

What to Do in Rome: The Black Book - Condé Nast Traveler

How to get out of monument-checklist mode and live like a Roman, with tips from the native and transplanted designers, writers, and hoteliers who know best.<p>We wouldn’t be the first to call Rome the world’s greatest outdoor museum. And no matter how many times we go to the Eternal City, we stop dead …

Mediterranean

The Best Itinerary for Italy

Art buffs, architecture lovers, and pizza fans all have good reasons to spend a week in Italy, a country that has lots to see, admire, and eat. …

Italy

Rome Express Guide by a local

The « short on time and money » Guide to Rome by a local<p>post by: Simone<p>Roma Caput Mundi, my city, my pride, my hate……. sounds so great!<p>This is not …

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What to do in Milan during iSaloni: Top 10

<i>iSaloni 2017</i> will happen between the 4th and the 9th of April. A lot of world known brands will be there to show their best products. But while …

MILAN

Rome's Galleria Borghese (Borghese Gallery) is one of the world's best small museums

Galleria Borghese ★★<p>Rome's Borghese Gallery is packed with amazing works by Bernini, Caravaggio, and Raphael, and ranks as one of my top three small …

Italy

Florence City Layout

Florence's city layout<p>Getting the lay of the land: a rundown of the main streets, piazzas, and neighborhoods to help you navigate the Renaissance City<p>…

Mediterranean

St. Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro) in Rome, Italy

St. Peter's Basilica ★★★<p>The Baldacchino over the altar of St. Peter's in Rome. (Photo by Jorge Royan)<p>St. Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro) in …

Italy

Rome city layout

A rundown of the main streets, piazzas, and neighborhoods to help you navigate the Eternal City<p>Rome is strung along an S-shaped bend of the <b>Tevere</b> …

Volterra: Our Favorite Tuscan Hill Town

Volterra <br>Our Favorite Tuscan Hill Town<p>[Regions of Italy]<p>Browse unique lodgings, hand-picked for you by In Italy Online<p>If you have time to see only …

Mediterranean

Seeing Rome in four days upon arrival

Four days in Rome—If you are arriving by air<p>What to see and do if you arrive in Rome and have only 4 days to spend seeing the sights<p><i>Note:</i> This is the …

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Italy's daily passeggiata evening stroll, Italy

Passeggiata ★★<p>The evening <i>passeggiata</i> on Rome's Via del Corso. (Photo by Reid Bramblett)<p>The evening <i>passeggiata</i> stroll on Via del Corso is Rome's …

Italy

The catacombs of Rome's Ancient Appian Way)

<b>Best strategy:</b> If you're aiming to hit the highlights (the catacombs and Tomb of Cecilia Metella), either use the Archeobus (below) or do this: Take</b> …

Italy

Rome travel guide

• Public transport• <b><br>Bus, tram, Metro</b> (subway): Atac.roma.it<br>• All <b>public transit, taxi,</b> and <b>driving/parking</b> info: Agenziamobilita.roma.it<p>Rome …

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The Vatican Necropolis of the Via Triumphalis in Rome, Italy

Details<p><b>Tours:</b> Mon and Sat at 8:30am (for English)<p><b>Cost:</b> €10 (in addition to Vatican Museums admission)<p><b>Book the required …

Italy

Second Monumental Arch of Titus Celebrating Victory over Jews Found in Rome

It wasn’t enough for the Romans to enslave the Jews, plunder Judea, conquer Jerusalem, destroy the Temple and then erect a massive triumphal arch to …

Ancient History