Christmas time in Rome: Pope Francis schedule on December 2016 – January 2017.

The Vatican Christmas tree was erected in St. Peter’s Square at the beginning of the Advent and of the Christmas holiday season. The 82 feet tall spruce tree arrived in the Square on November 24th from Trentino (Northern Italy region) and will be inaugurated and lit up, together with the Nativity scene, on December 9th. They will highlight several issues such as care for the environment, the sick and migrants. Continue reading

Christmas: top ten things to do in Rome.

Christmas holidays are a fantastic time to visit Rome, maybe not popular as summer months, but still very suggestive and certainly less crowded with tourists. Rome is the capital of Christianity and the place where the celebration of Christmas originated: which place could be better of Rome in Christmas? Continue reading