There has been an increase of 4.84 per cent in the arrivals of tourists to Rome this year, with American visitors up by 10 per cent and Japanese up by 5.88 per cent compared with the same period in 2003. The figures, prepared by the Rome city and provincial tourist boards, were announced by Rome's mayor, Walter Veltroni, at the end July. Veltroni predicted that for Ferragosto on 15 August, one of the most important Italian public holidays, the city will be host to more than 150,000 foreign visitors. Enrico Gasbarra, leader of the provincial government, has announced that there has been a 13.8 per cent increase this year in foreign tourists to the 120 towns and villages that make up the province of Rome.
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Myths, legends and new interpretations of portraits —let's explore the story of Narciso and participate in fun, engaging activities in front of selected old and contemporary works...
Highly referenced Scottish lady, true animal lover offers dog boarding to small or medium sized dogs. Has a large lively puppy who welcomes everyone and every dog into the house....
Prenestina, residential area, quiet fully furnished, independent entrance, terrace garden, off street parking, near large park, kitchen, big living room, two bedrooms, bathroom.
CENTRO - COLOSSEUM - This absolutely SPECTACULAR AND ONE OF A KIND apartment has a "FIRST-ROW VIEW" of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and the park Colle Oppio. From the double living...