Festivals & Events

New Year’s Day in Villa Borghese

The ideal place in Rome to spend New Year's Day.

7 months ago

Extra Palio in Siena Will Commemorate 100th Anniversary of the End of WWI

An Extra Palio - Palio Straordinario - will be run in Siena on 20 October 2018.

10 months ago

Mille Miglia Vintage Car Race

The Mille Miglia, a vintage car race that makes a loop from Brescia to Rome each May, has been on…

1 year ago

La Festa Delle Donne – International Women’s Day in Italy

Italy celebrates International Women's Day - La Festa delle Donne - with mimosas and a free museum day.

1 year ago

Natale di Roma: Rome Celebrates Its Birthday

The city of Rome was born on April 21, 753 BC.

4 years ago

The Best Ever In-Depth Video of Siena’s Palio

Inspiration always seems to find me when I'm not looking and that is exactly what happened as I settled in…

7 years ago

Cortili Aperti: Italy’s Annual Open Courtyards Event

For more than 20 years, ADSI (Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane), aka the Historic Home Association of Italy, has been working…

8 years ago

Visiting the Vatican and Rome During Easter

Springtime is a very popular time to visit Rome and the Vatican City. And for good reason. The weather is…

9 years ago

Six Places to Celebrate Carnival in Italy

It's Carnival time again in Italy, when Italians prepare to say "goodbye meat!" (Carnevale) by throwing lavish parties and parades…

9 years ago

Buon Natale

Like many of you, I have already started my Christmas vacation. So, I thought I'd check in one last time…

10 years ago

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