TripAdvisor: Rome's Colosseum is world's most popular tourist attraction

Italy is home to three of the world's Top 10 tourist attractions. Rome's Colosseum has been reconfirmed as the most popular tourist attraction in the world, for the second year in a row, based on boo...

29 Best Things To Do in Rome

The Best Places to Visit and Must-See Attractions in RomeRome's heady mix of ancient ruins, museums, monuments and churches make the Eternal City one of the world's most romantic and visually stunning...

Gubbio: world's largest Christmas tree in Italy

Gubbio lights up a mountain-side Christmas tree each year. The 'world's largest Christmas tree' is lit up each year on the slopes of Monte Ingino, overlooking the mediaeval town of Gubbio in the Umbr...

Rome tourist kiosks: info, wi-fi and toilets

Rome launches P.STOP Project in tourist areas. Tourists in Rome can now avail of new kiosks offering numerous services including tourist information, toilets and wi-fi. The P.STOP kiosks are located...

Tourists ripped off again in Rome

Italian tourists shocked with bill for four panini at bar near Vatican. Tourists visiting Rome were charged almost €120 for three hot dogs and a ham and cheese sandwich, plus four cans of Coca Cola a...

Rome's Fiumicino airport wins new record for passenger satisfaction

Passengers rank Rome airport among the best in Europe. Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport, better known as Fiumicino, has achieved a new record for the quality of its passenger services, with a score o...

Steam train from Rome to Castel Gandolfo

Vintage steam train connects Rome to lakeside papal retreat. The long-awaited return of the historic Castelli Romani steam train from Rome's central Termini station to Castel Gandolfo, the summer ret...

Venice to charge tourist entry fee from July 2020

Venice entry fee will apply to tourists on day-trip visits. Venice will begin charging tourists an entry fee from 1 July 2020, according to the city council. The fee, which was first announced lat...

Rome: drunk tourists pour alcohol into Trevi Fountain

Tourists face charges of drunkeness and threatening Rome police. Three Australian tourists were arrested at Rome's Trevi Fountain during the night of 14 October, after an altercation with city police...

Tourists caught carving name into Leaning Tower of Pisa

American tourists carved name "Jeffy" into landmark monument. Two American brothers, both medical doctors, were arrested for carving one of their names into the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which dates to...

Japanese tourists charged €430 for two plates of spaghetti in Rome

€430 bill defended by owner of Rome bar-restaurant. Two Japanese tourists were charged €349 for two plates of spaghetti al cartoccio di pesce, with water, at the Antico Caffè di Marte on Via Banco di...

Colosseum ticket price to rise from €12 to €16

Colosseum standard ticket price to rise by one third from 1 November. The cost of standard tickets at the Colosseum are to increase from €12 to €16 from 1 November 2019. The tickets, which are val...

Thomas Cook collapses leaving 150,000 British tourists stranded overseas

Collapse of world's oldest holiday company triggers Britain's largest repatriation effort in history. UK tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed in the early hours of 23 September, stranding an estimated...

Rome seals off Orange Garden viewpoint

Giardino degli Aranci viewpoint closed for safety reasons. The famed viewpoint at Rome's Giardino degli Aranci, or Orange Garden, has been sealed off to the public for safety reasons due to structura...

Vatican Museums free for World Tourism Day

Payment still applies for Friday night late opening at Vatican Museums. The Vatican Museums are free to visitors on Friday 27 September, for the 2019 edition of World Tourism Day, from 09.00-18.00, w...

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