Category: Visit Rome

A great restaurant near Rome Airport, Quarantunododici is an ideal lunch or dinner solution if you have a layover at Rome Airport, or are looking for Fiumicino restaurants close to Rome Airport.

Restaurants near Rome Airport: fish restaurant QuarantunoDodici in Fiumicino

If you’re looking for a great restaurant near Rome Airport, I have a superlative tip for you: restaurant QuarantunoDodici (4112), in Isola Sacra, Fiumicino. This smart seaside restaurant near Rome was only open at lunchtimes in the past, but is now also open for evening dining, which is a real boost to anyone travelling to…

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How to see the rose petal shower in the Pantheon, Rome, at Pentecost. La pioggia della rose at the Pantheon in Rome, Italy - or rose petals in the Pantheon.

(VIDEO) How to See The Rose Petal Shower in The Pantheon, Rome, at Pentecost 2018

How to see the rose petal shower in the Pantheon, Rome, at Pentecost If you happen to be visiting Rome in early summer, there’s one charming spectacle you shouldn’t miss: the fall of rose petals through the oculus of the Pantheon, which takes places every year at Pentecost, exactly 49 days after Easter Sunday. In…

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Paolo Trippini of Ristorante di Civitella del Lago brings a pop-up restaurant to Eataly Ostiense in Rome called 'Bosco Umbro', offering seasonal food at its finest.

Paolo Trippini’s Bosco Umbro: Pop-up restaurant at Eataly Rome

You now have yet another reason to visit Eataly in Rome’s Ostiense district: a fabulous pop-up gourmet restaurant on the third floor from chef Paolo Trippini. Eataly’s breathtaking top-floor space has hosted some great gourmet offerings over the years, and this is another equally exciting venture. Paolo Trippini, chef of Ristorante di Civitella del Lago,…

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Lunch in the Castelli Romani: how to visit Ariccia or Frascati with public transport, to eat porchetta in a typical fraschetta. How to get to the Castelli Romani, including Nemi, Genzano, Marino, Monte Porzio Catone and Albano Laziale. #castelliromani

Lunch in the Castelli Romani, including how to get to Ariccia and Frascati with public transport

If you’re looking for information on having lunch in the Castelli Romani, and more specifically, how to get to the towns of Frascati or Ariccia with public transport, you’ve come to the right place. Visiting the Castelli Romani is not only an easy day trip from Rome, it’s an ideal location for a lunch outside Rome,…

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Snow in Rome 2018: Rome in the snow was a pretty as a picture, even if it didn't last long! The snowfall in Rome was the first since 2012, having snowed before only in 1985 and 1986 #snowinrome #nevearoma

Rome in the snow is the prettiest thing you’ve seen all year

The snow in Rome in February 2018 will be remembered not only for being pretty as a picture, but also for the brevity of its magical stay in the Eternal City. As the Siberian weather front blew through Europe, there was a sense of incredulity in the Italian capital about whether snow would actually settle…

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Elegance Cafe Jazz Club in Rome has moved from Via Veneto to the Ostiense district of Rome, now offering a brand new cellar venue with gourmet dining and great cocktails.

Jazz Clubs in Rome: Elegance Cafe Jazz Club, music, cocktails and food in Ostiense

Via Francesco Carletti in the Ostiense district is the new home for cult music venue Elegance Cafe Jazz Club, after making the big move from its former residence in via Veneto in November. In a sumptuous new cellar bar with impressive acoustics, expect live music now accompanied with original cocktails and gourmet food. The move…

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Flavio al Velavevodetto, the iconic Rome and Testaccio restaurant, has opened a street food corner in Eataly Ostiense. Menu and prices for Flavio al Velavevodetto at Eataly.

Iconic Testaccio restaurant Flavio al Velavevodetto opens inside Eataly Ostiense

Iconic Rome and Testaccio osteria Flavio al Velavevodetto has opened inside Eataly with a street food stand, serving hot and cold highlights of Roman cuisine in snack sized portions to take away. Located at the entrance to Eataly, on the ground floor, the Flavio al Velavevodetto street food corner is instantly noticeable not least for the delicious smells…

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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 2018: a guide to Holy Week 2018 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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Alternative wine tour near Rome: Epos bistro at Poggio le Volpi vineyard near Frascati combines the best seasonal Italian food with wines made on the estate, to taste the best Italian wines paired with Roman cuisine.

Epos Bistro at Poggio le Volpi vineyard, gourmet food and wine experience near Rome

If you’re looking for a gourmet food and wine experience near Rome, Epos Bistro at Castelli Romani wine estate Poggio le Volpi is an excellent and original choice. Located in Monte Porzio Catone, near Frascati – right in the heart of Rome’s wine country – Poggio le Volpi is an award-winning producer of Italian wine…

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Best Lazio beaches: This guide to the best beaches near Rome includes how to get to the best Rome beaches with public transport, including how to get to Ostia and Fregene, how to get to Sperlonga, Anzio, Gaeta, Santa Severa and Santa Mariella. The best beaches in Lazio.

Best Lazio beaches: the best beaches near Rome & how to reach them with public transport 2018

This guide to the best beaches near Rome focuses on the Roman beaches which are easy to reach with public transport. While Lazio – the county or state which includes Rome – has some outstandingly attractive beaches including the Pontine islands and Sabaudia in the south, these are much more difficult to get to if…

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