Italy set for a sunny New Year

Warm-weather front to bring sharp rise in temperatures to Italy. After a rainy Christmas, Italy is set for a sunny New Year thanks to the arrival of an African anticyclone of subtropical origin, acco...

Italy lights up the world's largest Christmas tree

Each year people 'adopt' a light from the world-famous Christmas tree display in central Italy. The 'world's largest Christmas tree' is lit up each year on the slopes of Monte Ingino, overlooking the...

Where to buy a Christmas tree in Rome

Christmas trees are on sale at select garden centres and florists in Rome. For Rome residents who wish to create a bit of Christmas magic in their home, there are numerous outlets around the capital...

Italy's digital identity system: What is SPID and how do I get it?

Italy is known for its red tape but SPID makes life a lot easier, swapping office queues for online services. Here are the main things you need to know about SPID, how it works and how to get it. So...

Italy marks 100 years of Unknown Soldier with Rome ceremony

Frecce Tricolori will fly over Altare della Patria on 4 November amid a poignant anniversary for Italy. Italy's president Sergio Mattarella will attend the annual ceremony to mark National Unity and...

Clocks go back on Sunday 31 October

Daylight will begin one hour earlier from 31 October 2021. Clocks go back one hour at 03.00 on the night between Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October 2021, bringing an end to daylight saving time, or 's...

Ognissanti: Italy marks All Saints' Day with long weekend

All Saints’ Day, or Ognissanti, on 1 November is a public holiday in Italy.This year the national holiday - also known as Tutti i Santi - falls on a Monday meaning that the country's schools and publi...

Fiddler's Elbow: Italy's oldest Irish pub marks 45 years in Rome

Oldest Irish pub in Rome marks milestone with a week-long party. The Fiddler's Elbow in Rome, the first Irish owned and run pub in Italy, celebrates its 45th anniversary with a week of live music eve...

Italy PM visits Amatrice 5 years after deadly earthquake

Earthquake devastated Amatrice 5 years ago today. Italian prime minister Mario Draghi will travel to Amatrice on Tuesday morning to attend ceremonies in honour of the victims of the deadly earthquake...

Police set to break up 'out of control' rave near Rome

Organisers call off illegal rave but not everyone wants to leave. Police are set to break up a massive illegal rave near Viterbo, north of Rome, after organisers finally gave in to demands to call it...

What is Ferragosto and what is the holiday all about

What are the origins of Ferragosto, Italy's summer holiday? Italy marks the national holiday of Ferragosto each year on 15 August, the feast of the Assumption, the day when Catholics believe the Virg...

Italy issues red alert heatwave warning for 8 cities

South and central Italy set to sizzle while north-west to be hit by storms this weekend. Italy's health ministry has issued a 'red alert' warning for eight cities due to a heatwave sweeping the count...

Dutch tourist missing in lake near Rome

22-year-old tourist did not return after swim in Lake Bracciano. The search continues for a tourist from the Netherlands who went missing at Lago di Bracciano, about an hour north of Rome, on Friday...

Best places to eat outside in Rome

Here are ten of the best places to enjoy al fresco dining in and around Rome, whether it’s for the view, the food, or purely for the ambiance.Local Roman restaurants have been opening slowly, sproutin...

Italy celebrates 75th Festa della Repubblica with public holiday on 2 June

Festa della Repubblica military parade in Rome cancelled for second year due to covid-19. Italy celebrates Festa della Repubblica, Italy's Republic Day, with a national public holiday on Wednesday 2...

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