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Easter in Rome is preceded by a cycle of popular and religious feasts, including the Rome Carnival and Ash Wednesday. Here's what to expect!

Easter in Rome 2020: a guide to the Rome Carnival & Ash Wednesday

Easter in Rome 2020: the Rome Carnival & Ash Wednesday – what to expect Easter weekend in Rome is the culmination of an almost 14 week cycle of traditional feasts, seasonal food culture and local customs. Religion supplies the tent poles, but the fabric around it is much gaudier, often focused on food and fun…

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These 12 ideas for wonderful winter holidays in Slovenia include skiing, spas, historical trips, mountains, lake Bled, and restaurant recommendations.

12 magical ideas for wonderful winter holidays in Slovenia

While Slovenia is a great all-year round destination, there’s something rather magical about winter holidays in Slovenia. This small, but incredibly varied country has a wealth of fabulous hotels, rural experiences, historical resources and fun, alternative destination ideas. Read on for 12 magical ways to spend your wonderful winter holidays in Slovenia. 1. Winter holidays…

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Easter in Rome 2018: a guide to Holy Week 2018 in Rome, including Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

Easter in Rome 2020: a guide to Holy Week 2020 in Rome, including Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Easter in Rome can be one of the most rewarding times to enjoy the city. While the weather can be changeable at this time of the year, it’s a moment when the city’s churches – and there are more than 1000 of them – really enter the fray, and regional food traditions get another major…

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Rome Commonwealth War Cemetery, Testaccio

Commonwealth Cemetery Rome: The 426 graves in Testaccio’s forgotten cemetery

There’s a famous cemetery near Piramide – the non-Catholic cemetery – where everyone goes to visit the graves of Shelley and Keats. But today I want to talk about Testaccio’s other cemetery, the one no-one talks about. Rome’s Commonwealth War Cemetery, on the other side of Via Nicola Zabaglia. Unlike its popular neighbour, whose distinct…

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20 things to do in Rome in winter - what to do in winter in Rome, including Rome in winter weather and ideas for Christmas and New Year's Eve in Rome.

20 things to do in Rome in winter – including Christmas in Rome

If you’re looking for the best things to do in Rome in winter, you’ve come to the right place! This comprehensive post will cover everything from a guide to winter weather in Rome, including how much it rains in Rome during the winter, to the best sightseeing options in Rome during the winter, great winter…

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Al fresco dining in Rome at Ristorante La Regola - review

Ristorante La Regola delights with al fresco dining in a timeless Rome piazza

Ristorante La Regola, a restaurant in the centre of Rome, offers al fresco dining in a timeless Roman piazza practically all year round, with a refreshing menu that elegantly captures Roman traditions.

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Tuscia Viterbo: best places to visit near Rome

Tuscia and the treasures of Viterbo: 8 places to visit near Rome

Tuscia Viterbo is one of the best places to visit near Rome, including the towns of Viterbo, Civita di Bagnoregio, Tuscania, Montefiascone, Bolsena, Bomarzo, Celleno, Soriano nel Cimino and Canino

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