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Rome transforms at night

Rome transforms at night

Rome takes on a whole new atmosphere at night. Ruins light up the sky, while dim lit alleyways become romantic. Discover another side of Rome, save some exploring for after dark

1st Sep 2016

5 fantastic fountains in Rome

5 fantastic fountains in Rome

Rome is full of fountains, you will find spectacular ones in any random piazza. As temperatures soar during the summer, a dip in the fountain seems tempting, but try to resist

23rd Aug 2016

Discovering Rome on a private tour

Discovering Rome on a private tour

On a private tour of Rome you’ll get to see famous sights and hidden gems, while learning about the history with one of our expert guides, usually an art historian or archaeologis ...

2nd Aug 2016

The famous Via Condotti

10 of the best shops in Rome

From the designer shops of Via Condotti to the quirky market stalls of Porta Portese, Rome covers the full spectrum of shopping experiences, if you know where to look

29th Jul 2016

Ancient Roman Banquet

Banquets in Ancient Rome

Thanks to a variety of sources - archaeological remains, art, and even ancient cookbooks - we have a pretty good idea of what a Roman banquet would have looked like

22nd Jul 2016

Porta Portese

Top 5 flea markets in Rome

While some prefer the high-end boutiques of Via Condotti, others may prefer a genuine outdoor Italian market for all your shopping needs ranging from fur coats, jewelery, souvenirs

11th Jul 2016

Exhibitions in Rome - Rome Tours

July exhibitions in Rome

After you’ve been on one of our Rome tours, make the most of your stay by visiting the Vatican, Capitoline Museums, and some excellent temporary exhibitions at museums and galleri ...

6th Jul 2016