HAPPY 2015

 

Despite the recession, 2015 came in with its usual bang. Strangers hugged and embraced in the piazzas, restaurants and homes. Tables groaned once more with food, with little time to recover from the Christmas binge.

06 Jan 2015 More

                 

                    WITH EVERY GOOD WISH FOR

                           A SERENE CHRISTMAS

                            AND HAPPY NEW YEAR


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24 Dec 2014

ARICCIA'S RECYCLED XMAS TREES

 

The town of Ariccia, in the Castelli hills near Rome, has produced some of this season's most unusual Christmas trees. The three “trees”, erected in the main piazza, are entirely composed of recycled materials, such as plastic bottles, old tyres, tin cans and even an old propeller that serves as a cross on the top and whirls around in the wind, catching the rays of the sun.


23 Dec 2014 More

ORVIETO WELCOMES 2015 WITH GREAT JAZZ FESTIVAL

 

The Umbria city of Orvieto, famed for its splendid Cathedral and Etruscan tuffo rock galleries, is set to welcome in the coming New Year with a lively six-day Winter Festival between the 27th December 2014 - 1st January 2015.

23 Dec 2014 More

ROME AIRPORT:FAST TRAIN TO FLORENCE AND VENICE

 

Tourists to Italy will rejoice to hear that Italian railways have inaugurated the long-awaited rail service between Fiumicino Airport, Rome, and Venice, with stops at Florence, Bologna and Padua. Operated by the fast train Frecciargento (Silver Arrow), the new line offers air passengers direct connections with the above five major Italian cities. Hitherto, travellers had to change trains at Rome Termini station in order to proceed to any of the other destinations.

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