Vespa tours: rules for the self-drive mode

Posted on May 14, 2024 in Outdoors, Sport, Music...

Touring Rome on a Vespa is one of the most exciting and fun experiences you can have here! We usually suggest to have a driver: they are local and used to Roman traffic, they know the roads and how to handle “sanpietrini”, they have everyday experience on two wheels. And this option allows you to […]

“I feel like dancing”

Posted on May 14, 2024 in On your own, Outdoors, Sport, Music...

If you are not too tired after all the sightseeing during the day, you could hit the dance floor during your stay in Rome! So here is a little list of clubs and we wait for your discoveries and suggestions: Caffé Latino: in the lively Testaccio district Nur: near Piazza Venezia, a lounge bar and […]

Lesser known Rome waits for you outside its walls!

[revised January 2024] With the worst timing ever, in 2019 – just before a pandemic that would have blocked world tourism for almost two years – I launched a new website connected to this one and dedicated to day trips around Rome. Before starting this new proposal, I asked myself : “do we really need […]

Five sport events not to be missed in Rome

Posted on Aug 9, 2022 in Outdoors, Sport, Music...

[revised December 2023] Traveling abroad for sport events is a growing trend and it’s a great way of becoming familiar with a city by returning often. Italy is not just soccer (“calcio”), many sports are practiced and supported in our country and international events are annually organised in Rome. Just a little list of ideas: […]

7 reasons to book a bike tour

Posted on May 7, 2022 in On your own, Outdoors, Sport, Music...

[revised January 2024] Why should you visit Rome riding a bike? I’m sure you heard about awful traffic, scary potholes, bumpy cobblestones, seven hills…. So, again…. why should you rent a bike to visit Rome? Here we go: First, it’s fun! Yes, biking is fun, and probably on your standard life you do not have a […]

Bike tours in Italy

Posted on Mar 24, 2020 in Outdoors, Sport, Music...

[revised January 2024] We are in touch with some energetic colleagues across Italy who also offer bike experiences as we do, so here we are pleased to list them and we are sure the number will increase: biking is a great way to discover a new city or country, it is sustainable and slow enough […]

Opera under the stars

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 in Arts and History, Outdoors, Sport, Music...

[Revised March 2024] Rome’s Opera House holds its summer opera and ballet season framed by the incredible ruins of the Baths of Caracalla (Terme di Caracalla), where you can enjoy opera under the stars. The performances feature the orchestra, chorus and the ballet company of the “Teatro dell’Opera di Roma” as well as international stars. For over 80 […]

Happy Birthday, Roma!

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 in Outdoors, Sport, Music..., Children

Every April 21st the “Eternal city” gets older! Even this year there will be the historical parade along Via dei Fori Imperiali, just in front of the Colosseum, ending at Circus Maximus (the ancient chariot race track) where  the ritual ceremony of the “digging of the trench”, a ri-evocation of the foundation of Rome, will take place: Romulus, […]

Roses

Posted on Apr 6, 2015 in Outdoors, Sport, Music...

[Revised March 2024] Maybe you’ve never heard about it, but there is a special contest which takes place in Rome during springtime, it is the Rome Prix for roses! On the slope of the romantic Aventino hill, a municipal Rose Garden  is located. Every year approximately 100 varieties of roses from all over the world […]

Rome for music lovers

Posted on Mar 7, 2015 in Outdoors, Sport, Music...

[Revised March 2024] Once you have spent the full day touring Rome, you just wish to relax for the night. First option, we know, is always a nice dinner in a traditional trattoria or in a gourmet restaurant and of course you have plenty of choices. But maybe you wish to change for a night and […]