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Italian Sights to Book in Advance

If you’re heading to Italy’s world-famous cities anytime soon, chances are you’ll have a long list of the must-see sights. Whether you’re a minute-by-minute planner or prefer to wing it, there may be a few tickets that will need pre-booking before you arrive. Discover more in our essential guide – plus a few tips on [ ...More ]

Amazing Foodie Experiences to Have in Rome

Sure, it’s got big-name sights like the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon. But Rome has serious culinary chops too – and the city’s gourmet experiences are drawing in a whole new crowd of foodie visitors. Want to really get your teeth into the Eternal City? Here are some of our favourite foodie experiences to have [ ...More ]

Our Guide to Rome’s Festa della Repubblica

This year will see Italy celebrate its 69th Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day) on 2 June. If you are thinking about visiting Rome, why not plan your trip to coincide with the celebrations. The Romans’ passion for their home is showcased across the city – and it’s great! Here is our guide to enjoying Festa della Repubblica [ ...More ]

8 of the Best Christmas Markets in Italy

With Christmas coming up fast, Italy is preparing to undergo a festive facelift as Christmas markets pitch up across the country – some of the best in Europe, thanks to Italy’s stunning backdrops and beautiful landscapes. Italy’s Mercantino di Natale (Christmas markets) are traditionally smaller and more intimate than the famous German variety, featuring elaborate nativity [ ...More ]

10 Reasons to Visit Rome in Winter

Italy’s capital isn’t just a summer city – winter is actually a brilliant time to visit Rome. In fact, we might even go as far as to say it’s even better. Why? The crowds are fewer, the light is perfect for photographers, and the cosy trattorie are made for holing up in for an entire [ ...More ]