Best day trips from Rome

Guide to 30 destinations for day trips or overnight stays within easy reach of Rome.They say “all roads lead to Rome”, however the central location of the Italian capital makes it a perfect departure...

Hostel at beach-side castle near Rome

"Europe's most beautiful youth hostel" on S. Severa beach near Rome. The restored Castello di S. Severa, located on S. Severa beach about 50km north of Rome, is now home to a youth hostel following r...

Another tourist caught vandalising Colosseum

Tourists charged over graffiti and flying drones at Rome site.A 17-year-old Brazilian youth has become the latest tourist charged by Rome police for damaging the Colosseum, after he carved a letter "G...

S. Severa Castle illuminated at night

Lighting system follows launch of youth hostel at beach-side castle.The exterior of the recently-restored Castello di S. Severa, located on S. Severa beach about 50km north of Rome, is illuminated at...

Rome's Fiumicino ninth best airport in world

Survey by eDreams ranks Rome's Ciampino as second worst in world.Rome's Fiumicino airport has been listed in the top ten best airports in the world, in ninth place, according to the eighth edition of...

Rome's Fiumicino world's best for quality of services

Fiumicino also scoops award for world's most improved airport. Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport, better known as Fiumicino, has received awards for the World's Most Improved Airport and Airport Servi...

New direct flights from Rome to San Francisco

Norwegian Air offers cheap flights from Rome to US later this year. Low-cost airline Norwegian Air has launched cheap flights between Rome's Fiumicino airport and San Francisco, beginning on 7 Februa...

Rome embraces Instagram

Instagrammers promote Rome with hashtag #BellaRoma.120 photographers from across Italy will gather in Rome on 16 December to document the capital's "unusual and fascinating itineraries" via the social...

Guide to Rome's underground sites

Rome has a myriad of underground sites in the centre and in the suburbs, from catacombs and church crypts to ancient Roman villas and pagan temples.Most of these sites are not open to the public on a...

Rome 12th most visited city in world

9.6 million international tourists expected to visit Rome in 2017. Rome ranks in 12th place on the 2017 Top 100 City Destinations survey, according to statistics compiled by market researcher Euromon...

Rome's Hotel Eden voted Best Hotel in Europe

Hotel Eden wins prestigious Grand Prix award.Rome's five-star Hotel Eden has won the Grand Prix Best Hotel in Europe, as part of the annual Villegiature Awards which recognise top hotels in Europe, As...

Colosseum upper levels open to public

Top floors of Colosseum open for first time in 40 years. The fourth and fifth levels of the Colosseum will be accessible to visitors on guided tours from 4 October, for the first time in 40 years.In...

Rome upgrades tourist info point at Fiumicino airport

City relaunches tourist office at Rome's main airport.Rome's tourist information point in Terminal 3 has been reopened with more space and additional staff following refurbishment works.The office, wh...

Rome top Italian travel destination for Europeans

80 per cent of Italians holidayed in Italy this summer.Rome was the most popular travel destination for European holidaymakers during the summer of 2017, according to online data collected by travel w...

US tourist caught flying drone over Pantheon

American visitor in breach of Rome's strict drone ban. A 37-year-old US tourist was detained by Rome police for flying a drone over the Pantheon on 27 August. The visitor was charged with violating...

"Centurions" banned in Rome

Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has banned costumed centurions from operating around historic tourist sites in the capital, to ensure "decorum and security." Those caught breaking the new rules, which rema...

Rome police warn tourists of fountain ban

Police give Rome visitors time to get used to new rules. Rome police say they are issuing warnings to tourists who unwittingly find themselves flouting a new order prohibiting eating, drinking, sit...

Concern over lack of security at Colosseum

American tour guide exposes terrorism risk at Colosseum. A video published by Italian newspaper La Repubblica on 31 May reveals a major flaw in the security system in place at the Colosseum. The...

S. Severa castle opens all year

Beach-side castle can be visited Tues-Sun all year round. The recently-restored Castello di S. Severa outside Rome is now open to the public all year round, from Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00-19.00....

Rome plans to remove horse-drawn carriages

Botticelle horses to be replaced by electric vehicles. Another attempt is being made to replace Rome's horse-drawn carriages with electric vehicles according to plans revived by the city's environm...

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