The Keats Shelley Memorial House and the English Quarter

Keats Shelley Memorial House, Keats, Shelley, Piazza di Spagna, English Quarter, ghetto degli inglesi

The English Quarter–stretching roughly from Piazza di Spagna to Piazza del Popolo–is home to the Keats Shelley Memorial House and more. You’ve probably heard of the famous Roman Ghetto, the ghetto ebraico or Jewish neighbourhood, close to the River Tiber and the Teatro Marcello. Less known (and bearing a history significantly less steeped in tragedy), […]

Visit Rome’s Catacombs for Free(!) on October 12th

Domitilla's Catacombs in Rome, Rome Catacombs, Catacombs of Domitilla, Rome Catacombs Tour, Tour of Rome Catacombs, Underground Rome Tour

October 12th, 2019 marks Rome’s second annual Catacombs Day. This year’s Catacombs Day is the second ever – and what a treat it is for any visitor to Rome! Nearly all of Rome’s Catacombs will be free to enter. Not only that, but some areas of the Catacombs which are normally closed will be open […]

Roma Experience Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2019

This October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The aim is to spread awareness about breast cancer, encourage self-examination among women, to raise money to beat breast cancer and support those who are suffering. For all of October, Roma Experience will donate a portion of our sales on the website to the Susan G Komen Foundation, […]

EUR: Rome’s 1942 World Expo District

EUR, Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana

Rome’s Modernist marvel was designed to host a World Expo that never was, but the bustling business district today is home to museums, monuments, and more. The year is 1942. It has been two years since Italy joined the war as a member of the Axis powers, one year before it would switch to the […]

Roma Experience’s Best Vatican Tours — and Why

Secret Rooms, Vatican Museums

Not all Vatican tours are created equal, so we put our thinking cap on and came up with a list of the best Vatican tours that Roma Experience offer. If you have a passion for history, art and culture, these Vatican City experiences will surely put a smile on your face. Skip the Line The […]

Best Attractions in Pacentro

A view of the town of Pacentro, in Abruzzo inside the mountains of Majella National Park

Pacentro is an ancient hill town, situated in the heart of the Majella National Park in Abruzzo, Italy. In 2001, Pacentro was awarded the title as ‘One of the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy.’ On one of our two tours to Pacentro, you’ll have the opportunity to discover the town; a storybook village from a […]

What to See in Naples

View of Naples, the Bay and Vesuvius from a Panoramic Viewing Platform

What to see in Naples? Absolutely everything! The city is a treasure-trove of wonders, which have delighted travelers, artists, writers and thinkers for centuries.   Perhaps no one sang in praise of Naples as highly as writer and naturalist Goethe, who enthused about ‘the shore, the creeks, and the bay, Vesuvius, the city, the suburbs, the castles, the atmosphere… I can […]

A Normal Morning, in Vesuvius’ Shadow: Pompeii’s Eruption

The Roman Forum at Pompeii with Vesuvius in the background

The residents of Pompeii had no idea what would happen on that fateful Fall day in 79 AD. The sun rose on a bright and unremarkable October morning, on a busy merchant town below Mount Vesuvius. Those who lived in Pompeii had no idea the mountain was a volcano; they though the lofty heights of […]

Quartiere Coppedè: An Architectural Wonder

Quartiere Coppedè, architecture, Piazza Mincio, Via Tagliamento, Art Nouveau

Rome has no shortage of enchanting neighbourhoods, each with its own distinct flavour, but Quartiere Coppedè might just be one of its most magical.

Beat the Heat & Visit the Best Beaches Near Rome

Children playing in the foreground against the background of Ostia beach

Rome’s a wonder, obviously; the Eternal City’s a treasure trove of world history and high-culture. But boy, does she get hot in the summer months. If you’re planning a visit to Rome in June, July or August, don’t discount leaving the city behind for a day to visit one of the best beaches near Rome. […]