Teatro di Marcello – An Ancient Theatre in Rome

Teatro di Marcello

Roman Nights at the Teatro di Marcello or Theatre of Marcellus: Long before the Teatro di Marcello (Theatre of Marcellus) was completed, tragedy and drama had already played out at this open-air theatre in Rome. Teatro Marcello was the plan of Julius Caesar but he was murdered in 44BC and the construction of the theatre […]

How to Get to Castel Romano from the Vatican, Rome

Castel Romano Shuttle Bus

Castel Romano Shuttle Bus Service from Piazza Risorgimento: If your Rome hotel is in the vicinity of the Vatican, you can now catch the  Castel Romano shuttle bus from Piazza Risorgimento to the Castel Romano Designer Outlet.  You do not have to make the trip to Termini Station to catch the Castel Romano shuttle that […]

Rome Airport Transfers – Getting to Fiumicino Airport

Getting to Fiumicino Airport from Termini Station

Airport Transfers – From Rome City Centre to Fiumicino Airport: To get to Rome Fiumicino Airport from the centre of Rome, travellers have a number of airport transfer options. By Train For many visitors staying in the historical centre of Rome, getting to Rome Fiumicino Airport is fastest by train.  Roma Termini, in Piazza dei […]

Rome Airport Transfers – Arriving at Fiumicino Airport

Fiumicino Airport Transfers

Rome Airport Transfers: Fiumicino Airport to Rome City Centre: Leonardo Da Vinci International, more commonly known as Fiumicino Airport, is Rome’s main airport, the other being Ciampino Airport.  There are currently four terminals at Fiumicino Airport and since October 2009, these have been changed from an alphabetical to numeric labelling, to bring Rome airports into […]

A Most Prestigious Art Collection in Palazzo Doria Pamphilj

Palazzo Doria Pamphilj Courtyard

Palazzo Doria Pamphilj Has The Oldest and Most Prestigious Private Art Collection in Rome: For artlovers, a visit to Palazzo Doria Pamphilj in Piazza del Collegio Romano is a must. Within the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj is Rome’s richest private art collection.  The art collection in Galleria Doria Pamphilj has been accumulated over 500 years. Palazzo […]

Villa Farnesina – Famous for its Renaissance Artwork

Villa Farnesina

Villa Farnesina is a Renaissance Villa that is Famous for its Renaissance Artwork: Rome’s Campo de’ Fiori is an area that is known for its Renaissance architecture. In Renaissance Rome, many of the city’s powerful families built their palazzi and huge villas here as it was near the route of papal possessions. One non-Roman who […]

St. Paul’s Within the Walls – An American Church in Rome

St Paul's Within the Walls - Rome

St. Paul’s Within the Walls is an American Church in Rome: For a predominantly Catholic country, Rome has some interesting churches of other denominations – Chiesa di San Paolo entro le Mura (St Paul’s Within the Walls) is one of them. Chiesa di San Paolo entro le Mura is an American Episcopal Church. Built in […]

The Splendid Fountains of Rome

Fontana del Tritone © Travel Signposts

The Fountains of Rome are Works of Art with an Ancient and Glorious History: Rome, it is said, is an open-air museum and the fountains of Rome are very much a part of the Eternal City’s ancient and glorious history.  Whereas other cities may have  fountains that are barely beyond being functional, the fountains of […]

La Bocca Della Verità – The Mouth of Truth

Bocca Della Verita

La Bocca della Verità or the Mouth of Truth is Rome’s Famous Lie Detector: To test if a friend, spouse or partner is telling the truth, pay a visit to La Bocca Della Verità, the Mouth of Truth. A medieval belief is that the mouth would snap shut over the hand of anyone who dares […]

San Luigi dei Francesi – A French Church in Rome

San Luigi des Francesi by Ricardo André Frantz

San Luigi dei Francesi is the National Church of France in Rome: Not far from Piazza Navona in Rome is San Luigi dei Francesi or Saint Louis des Francais in French (The Church of St. Louis of the French). There are five French churches in the Eternal City and San Luigi dei Francesi is the […]