The Vatican Guard protects this sacred land.
Check out our latest infographic about The Most Unique Burgers in America
Getting a glimpse of snow-covered Rome is quite rare, even to natives of this Ancient City. Snowfall is known to come once every 20 years, so when it does happen, it’s thrilling to be able to remember it in photos. Here’s a look at 10 photos which capture snow-capped Rome in its rarest form.
The Forum was the hub of major activity in Ancient Rome.
Italy is a country that is jammed packed with famous art. Here are 10 masterpieces you should see.
You’re at the airport and excited about Rome. Let’s get you there without any fuss.
When summer arrives, Rome begins to flex its cultural muscles. An enormous range of musical and theatrical events spring up around the city poised and ready to entertain. It’s a great time to visit this most ancient of cities and with such a wide range of outdoor venues and unsurpassed events, the city seems to be brimming with its own pride which is understandable and perhaps a little forgivable. The vast majority of these events are held outside under the sky and this is all to the good as it endows Rome and its events with a character unique to this part of the world.
It’s a well known fact that there is an abundance of attractions and sightseeing venues to take advantage of when you visit the city of Rome. Many individuals neglect the fact that it is only a short trip from the crowds and noise of the city to the spectacular beaches outside the city. However, if you are looking for a more unique experience, taking the train to the village of Santa Marinella will award you with a day at the beach and some excellent seafood that you are likely to forget.
These lines aren’t enough for a big city that features a thousand-year history, rich of art, monuments and is also capital of Italy and center of Christianity: it’s Rome. For who doesn’t know the Eternal City yet, this is a brief guide, an itinerary through its best sights and venues.
The RBS 6 Nations or the Six Nations Championship is an international rugby union competitive venue that is held annually in the four nations of the UK (England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales), Italy, and France. For the rugby aficionados and sports lovers, there can be no better time than now to watch the matches live while you tour the cities of London, Scotland, Paris and Rome. Cheer the teams live and sightsee around the cities when you are free. As of the 2012 championship, the games or matches are played in six different venues, one in each of the six countries.
For your upcoming trip to Rome you may already be fantasizing about six-course meals that start at nine in the evening and continue well past midnight. For Italians these epic feasts are considered nothing more than a well-balanced dinner. But, before you try and keep up with this gastronomical procession it’s probably best you familiarize yourself with these simple guidelines.
All roads lead to Rome. You’ve problably heard it before. But have you ever visited the “Eternal City”? For over 2,500 years Rome has been European centre of power, culture and religion. Thanks to all the antique ruins, roman basilicas and medieval palaces the historic city centre of the capital of Italy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors from all around the world like to come to Rome not only for sightseeing, but also because this city is a heaven for shoppers and Italian food and nighlife lovers.
With its historic architecture, cuisine, and culture, Rome is still one of the most targeted tourist destinations in Italy if not the entire European continent. There are numerous reasons to vacation in the city but the primary draws have always been the food and the shopping. Italian cuisine is everywhere you go in and around the city, but if you are looking for international dishes, you will be richly rewarded as well.
So you’re planning a trip to Rome and you’ve done a bit of research beforehand. You’ve worked out how to get from from the airport to your hotel. Naturally, you’ve made your hotel room reservations on Venere.com (wink, wink) and you’ve made a list of recommended restaurants you want to check out during your trip. You’ve even mapped out your itinerary of the ‘Must’ sights to see. But how well do you really think you know Rome? We’ve put together some fun facts about Rome that maybe you didn’t know yet.
Rome abounds with no-frills pizzerias that serve a variety of pizzas. A classic Roman pizza is crispy and wafer thin. Pizzerias with wood-fired oven produce excellent thin crust pizzas. Almost all pizzerias serve traditional capricciosa and margherita pizzas. A capricciosa pizza consists of a bit of everything such as eggs, prosciutto, artichoke hearts, olives, sausages, mozzarella and tomatoes, whereas the margherita features basil, mozzarella and tomatoes.
Pizza Al Taglio, “pizza by the cut,” is the most popular pizza. These rectangular pizzas are cut by scissors and weighed as per customers’ requirements. read full article
Read our Travel Blogs in other languages
Register and Access to the discount programme!