ARTICHOKES GALORE

 sagra del carciofo

 

The seaside resort of Ladispoli (near Rome) is famous for its artichokes which thrive in the favourable conditions of the area and since they are so important for the local economy, they are suitably honoured with an annual spring festival. This year's version of the Sagra del Carciofo encompasses three events, spread over the next two weeks.


30 Mar 2014 More

ROME LAUNCHES CAR POOLING

 

The city of Rome has launched a new car pooling service linked to users’ smartphones and tablets. Those wishing to share expenses on a car trip within the city territory can insert details of hours and itineraries on the relative website to find a suitable match.

The initiative is part of a project to try to cut down on traffic and pollution and can be found in the section “viaggi condivisi” (shared trips) on the website.

 

Info: www.muovi.roma.it

27 Mar 2014

ROME BOTANICAL GARDEN BLOOMS ANEW

 

Rome’s Botanical Garden will finish restoring five of its historic hothouses in time for the summer season. The garden extends over 12 hectares and dates in its present form to 1883, though it was founded much earlier as a medicinal herbal garden by Pope Niccol´¿½ III at the end of the 13th century. 


24 Mar 2014 More

CARRARA MARTIAL ARTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Carrara (Tuscany) is to hold the second edition of the Unified World Championship of Martail Arts and Combat Sports between the 29th October and the 2nd November 2014.  

21 Mar 2014 More

MOLISE WINES IN “SPLENDOUR”

 The celebrated Rome wine bar “Splendor Parthenopes” hosted a presentation of wines from twelve Molise cellars, promoted by the Movimento Turismo del Vino (Wine Tourism Movement), a non-profit association dedicated to developing tourism wine routes and vineyard visits all over Italy.


18 Mar 2014 More

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