Spanish Steps’ Restoration

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Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of jewelry company Bulgari, inaugurated the restoration works of the Spanish Steps (Trinità dei Monti). Luxury jeweller Bulgari, will donate € 1.5 million to the city of Rome to finance the restoration. Thanks to the restoration works one of the most iconic and loved places of Rome will turn to the original […]

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Trevi fountain shines again after restoration

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Rome, Italy November 4 2015 The water in famous Trevi fountain has started flowing again yesterday after 17-month restoration. Fashion house Fendi sponsored the restoration contributing € 2.180.000 in project “Fendi for Fountains”. In January 2013, it was announced that the Italian fashion company  would sponsor a 20-month restoration of the fountain; it will be […]

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Jubilee, the four Paths for pilgrims through the holy sites of Rome.

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ROME – The Four Paths. Were presented on August 5 in Rome, at the Capitol, the routes of four jubilee’s itineraries that will help pilgrims and visitors who will arrive in the capital from December 8, to observe and visit the holy sites of the city. Four routes, to walk in the Jubilee year, planned […]

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“Notti d’Estate” Festival at Castel Sant’Angelo

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From early July to early September, you may enjoy a full program of evening events including art, theater, music, culture and sports, enhancing every aspect of the two thousand year history of the monument. For the occasion are exceptionally open to the public the Passetto, the Prisons historical, the Space Heater Clement VII (bathroom renaissance […]

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Rome “Festa de Noantri” in Trastevere

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The Feast Noantri (ie “the rest of us,” as opposed to “the rest of you who live in other districts”) is celebrated in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on the occasion of His liturgical celebration, July 15 to 30 in Trastevere district. And ‘undoubtedly one of the most favorite holidays of the Roman […]

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Ciampino, radar failure, some flights diverted, delays and inconvenience

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Safety procedures activated: willing landings on alternative routes for a system slowdown. Today, Friday 15 May, around 13.30 local time there was a slowdown of the control systems of the radar control center in Ciampino Airport, near Rome. The failure – due to technical reasons – it lasted for ten minutes and would have covered […]

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THE 2015 RE-OPENING OF THE ROSETO COMUNALE

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April 21 have seen the reopening of the “Roseto comunale” – Rome’s municipal rose gardens – on the occasion of “Rome Birthday”, anniversary of the foundation of Rome. Strolling through the gardens the visitor can admire roughly 1,100 types of roses from all over the world: amongst the most particular are: Rosa Chinensis Virdiflora, with […]

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CAPITOL, LAST STRETCH ON TRUCK BAR: BY A MONTH AWAY FROM THE COLOSSEUM AND IMPERIAL FORUMS

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No more sandwiches near the Coliseum, trucks bar must leave the Centre. All off the “Rome living room, then, with a special focus on the Vatican: everything will be in order, in fact, precisely with a view to the special Jubilee. The decision, expected for some time, has been notified yesterday from the Capitol to the […]

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Fire at terminal 3: chaos at Rome Fiumicino airport

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Rome May 7 2015.  Cancelled dozens of flights to and from Rome Fiumicino airport  after a fire torn apart its international terminal. The airport was closed for several hours but officials are working to get it fully operational again. The overnight blaze – now extinguished – torn apart a shopping area at terminal 3 where few people […]

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