Valentine’s Day! There’s not a better place to be in this day than Rome, one of the most romantic cities in the world, and the cradle of the myth. Continue reading
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5 things to do in Rome for Halloween
Halloween is not a traditional Italian holiday, but it has become very popular in the last few years. While the main holidays are still All Saints’ Day (November 1st) and All Souls’ Day (November 2nd), the custom of celebrating the night of Halloween has taken hold everywhere in Italy. Continue reading
European Heritage Days 2016 in Italy
Like every year, the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and of Tourism (MiBACT) adheres to the European Heritage Days (EHD), promoted to strengthen and increase dialogue and exchange in cultures among the European nations. It is an important occasion to reaffirm the central role of culture in the dynamics of the Italian society.
August 5th: the miracle of the Summer snow in Rome.
Every year Rome’s Basilica of Saint Mary Major, also called Our Lady of the Snows, celebrates its Dedication on August 5th, referring to the legendary story about the foundation of the Basilica. Continue reading
Vatican Museums special openings 2016: free admissions and night openings.
Vatican Museums, included the Sistine Chapel, are usually open from Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 6 pm (exit from rooms half an hour before closing time). Ticket office is open from 9 am to 4 pm. Continue reading
2016 European Night of Museums: events in Rome.
On May 21st this year, about 3000 events will take place all over Europe for the 12th edition of the European Night of Museums.
Every year, European Night of Museums is the opportunity to enjoy new and spectacular emotions: special visits and illuminations, animations, music, workshops, and events specially designed for the young audience. Continue reading
Halloween 2015: 5 things to do in Rome.
Halloween is not a traditional Italian holiday, but it has become very popular in the last few years. While the main holidays are still All Saints’ Day (November 1st) and All Souls’ Day (November 2nd), the custom of celebrating the night of Halloween has taken hold everywhere in Italy. You can find Halloween costumes and decorations on display in many shop windows and many costume parties along the cities, during the afternoon or early in the evening for children, and during the night for adults. Continue reading
Summer 2015: special nocturnal openings and events in Rome.
Many museums and archeological sites will be open at night time this Summer in Italy. In Rome the most important are the Vatican Museums, the Colosseum, and the Imperial Forums. Continue reading
May 16th – European Night of Museums 2015 in Italy
On May 16th several museums and archeological sites all over Europe are open from 8 pm until midnight.
UNESCO is proud to support the European Night of Museums for the 7th consecutive year, and give its high patronage to this event. Continue reading
Vatican Museums special openings 2015: free admissions and night openings.
Vatican Museums, included the Sistine Chapel, are normally open from Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 6 pm. The ticket office is open from 9 am to 4 pm. Continue reading