Italy issues Leonardo da Vinci stamps

Poste Italiane and Royal Mail issue stamps in honour of Leonardo da Vinci. Italy's postal service Poste Italiane has launched a set of four stamps commemorating the 500th anniversary of the death of...

Rome's Circus Maximus comes to life with virtual reality

Circo Maximo Experience offers 3D tours in six languages. The Circo Maximo Experience, open from 23 May, offers visitors the chance to "relive the ancient splendours of the Circus Maximus in the Impe...

Discover Rome's secret courtyards

Historic private courtyards in Rome open to public this weekend.The Lazio branch of the association of historic houses, Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane (ADSI), provides a unique opportunity to v...

Museum Night in Rome on 18 May 2019

Rome's museums, galleries and cultural academies stay open until 02.00.The 2019 edition of Notte dei Musei is scheduled on Saturday 18 May, with the late opening of Rome's state, municipal and private...

Open House Roma 2019: opening the doors to Rome's architectural gems

Eighth edition of Open House Roma opens the doors to more than 200 fascinating buildings, both ancient and contemporary, across Rome.11-12 May. Registration is now open for the 2019 edition of Open Ho...

Free open days at Colosseum in Rome

Free entry to Colosseum, Palatine and Roman Forum on select days. Visitors will have free access to the Parco del Colosseo - the archeological park incorporating the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roma...

Rome's city museums free on Sunday 5 May

Rome's city museums are free on 5 May 2019. Rome's municipal-run museums are open free on 5 May - for residents of the capital - for information see Musei in Comune website. Domenica al Museo, the...

Rome celebrates Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci's work is currently on display in Rome and Vatican. The work of Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is on display in Rome and the Vatican as part of Italy's celebration...

American photographer captures the drama of the Pantheon each year on 21 June

Elizabeth Bick returns to the Pantheon each June for her project Every God. For the last five years the New York-based photographer Elizabeth Bick has travelled to Rome's Pantheon on 21 June, the lon...

Street artists breathe new life into ancient Italian village

CVTà Street Fest returns to remote Molise village from 13-16 June. The fourth edition of CVTà Street Fest takes place in Civitacampomara, a depopulated village set deep in the Campobasso countryside...

New cultural heritage superintendent in Rome

Rome appoints first woman to top cultural heritage post.Maria Vittoria Marini Clarelli, an art historian, has become the first woman to hold the position of Rome's superintendent of cultural heritage,...

Vatican Museums open late on Friday nights

Friday night visits to the Vatican Museums from April to October.The Vatican Museums will be open every Friday evening, from 19.00-23.00, from 26 April until 25 October. Online booking is mandatory,...

Rome's Palazzo Barberini rearranges collection

10 rooms in southern wing used to display permanent collection. Palazzo Barberini in Rome, home to Italy's national gallery of ancient art, has rearranged its collection in the 10 rooms which opened...

Venice Biennale 2019

Title of 2019 Venice Biennale is May You Live in Interesting Times. The 58th edition of the prestigious Venice Biennale, taking place from 11 May-24 November, is under the direction of the American-b...

Free tours of palaces and castles in Lazio region

80 historic sites in Lazio region open to visitors from 25-28 April. The Lazio Region holds the second edition of Dimore storiche del Lazio, opening the doors of its historic private homes and archit...

Rome sends condolences to Paris over Notre-Dame fire

Colossal fire at Cathedral of Notre-Dame attracts messages of condolences and solidarity from Rome and around the world as firefighters succeed in saving main structure of Paris landmark. Rome's mayo...

Rome museums free on Sunday 7 April

Free opening of Rome's state and city museums on 7 April 2019. Italy's state-run museums and archaeological sites are open free of charge on Sunday 7 April as part of the Italian culture ministry's D...

Cat light shows on Rome monuments

Luxmuralis video shows moving images of cats on Rome sites. A video showing stunning imagery of cats pouncing, playing and grooming themselves, projected onto Rome buildings and monuments by night, h...

Bernini guide to Rome

Where to find Bernini's statues, fountains, paintings and architecture in Rome.Italian sculptor and architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) was a genius of the Baroque era who left an indelible mar...

Rome's secret historic sites open for Giornate FAI di Primavera

Historic sites in Rome and across Italy open for 2019 edition of Giornate FAI di Primavera.More than 1,100 noted Italian buildings and historic sites will open their doors to the public free of charge...
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