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Squares and Fountains of Rome by New Generation of Segway
"You start off after some training on how to ride a segway. Then hit the amazing Renaissance Piazza Farnese and the lively Campo de’ Fiori. The next stop is the most beautiful baroque square of Rome’s Piazza Navona with its three fountains. After visiting the Pantheon – the Roman temple devoted to all the pagan gods – we head for Piazza di Spagna and the Spanish steps. A stop at the Trevi Fountain is not to be missed but before we stop by at piazza di San Lorenzo in Lucina for the most special coffee Rome can offer. We go back to the office through the impressive Piazza Venezia and the quiet peculiar small squares of the Jewish Ghetto.All tours are accessible for the disabled thanks to Nino a Ninebot equipped for those who cannot stand on their feet."""
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Rome Private Half-Day Tour with Private Minivan and English Speaking Driver
"Your itinerary may be arranged as follows: Pick up 9am at your accommodation lobby of your hotel or apartment. Then first stop at the Colosseum to admire its magnificence and take few pictures. Following head to the Circus Maximus; overview of Palatine Hill the Palace of the Roman Emperors; overview of the Roman Forum and the City Hall. You will see the Vittoriano Monument - unknown soldier shrine the Pantheon Navona Square and its beautiful fountains the Trevi Fountain
From $360.00
 
Rome City Driving Tour
"We stop at all of the tour destinations to allow you to go out and explore with the exception of Largo Argentina Circus Maximus and the Greek & Jewish Ghetto's - otherwise we'd be with you all day! So while you will have an air-conditioned vehicle to move around the city you will still be hands on at all of the sites taking photos and immersing yourself into the local culture. The small group size of 7 also makes it practically a private tour and allows for better interaction with your your expert driver. See the Spanish Steps Pantheon Pizza Navona
From EUR45.00

Festivals Celebrations & Protests Tips (31)

Modern day talking Statues of Rome

The monuments of Rome are often used by protesters to support their views - in some cases the result is pretty amazing - as were the ancient "talking statues" in the days when citizens left notes of...
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icunme
Sep 04, 2006

FESTIVALS IN ROME

If we are not in the midst of a festival, there is one on the way. Check the Rome meetings/events often as I do try to list them as they are approaching. You are welcome to e-mail me at any time if...
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icunme
Sep 10, 2006

ITALY THROWS A PARTY - World Cup Revelry

The second night's celebration of Italy's victory culminated with over 1 million people in Circus Maximus tonight - a sea of waving flags greeted Italy's soccer team as the entered in an open bus...
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icunme
Jul 10, 2006

Roman Easter Monday Picnic Custom

With the Easter Sunday and Pasquetta now behind us, we can reflect on the customs that repeat in Spring each Easter. On Pasquetta, which is the day after Easter (Easter Monday) and a national holiday,...
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icunme
Apr 21, 2006

Tosca on the Tiber and more

Waves in the form of music splash about the "Beach of Roma" (aka the banks of the Tevere). The Tevere's floating stage presents a constant flow of entertainment throughout the summer 2006.Puccini's...
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icunme
Jul 07, 2006

KING Caught on Carol's Candid Camera

Yes, Italy's royal scandal starring the House of Savoy with KING VITTORIO EMANUELE III - he was deposed - exiled to Switzerland - begged to return - was granted his wish - returned - was arrested and...
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icunme
Apr 22, 2011

FEAST OF SAINT FRANCIS - October 4, 2006

It is understandable that this feast day is so special to the people of Trastevere and, in particular, the parish of St Francis di Ripa. Masses were held to overflowing crowds throughout the day and...
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icunme
Oct 08, 2006

Carabinieri Pomp and Pagentry

On June 1st, we had just left the house and turned the corner onto Via Veneto and I stopped in my tracks - this group of Caribinieri in full formal dress, all mounted on white horses was passing by us...
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icunme
Jul 01, 2006

Nibble, quibble along the Tevere

These tents actually provided some of the best nibbles and the vendors were all open to bartering - some really nice hand made goods. All last month we had the Portal floating stage and music from...
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icunme
Aug 07, 2006

Spanish Steps Spring Festival

You will not believe this - all the azalia plants that lined the Spanish Steps were stolen (Wednesday, June 7, 2006) sometime between 3 and 5 a.m. - I was shocked -- my nephew who is Italian said it...
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icunme
Aug 30, 2006

Street Procession - Peruvian Festival

Rome is international - Rome is inter-cultural. The scent of incense in the air conveys to you that there is, very likely, a procession forming somplace near. Today our noses guided from Piazza...
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icunme
Oct 08, 2006

Picnic along the Appian Way

The Appia Antica serves as a popular Sunday lunch picnic site for Roman families - following the half-forgotten pagan tradition of dining in the presence of one's ancestors on holy days. A 1990s...
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icunme
Jun 11, 2009
 
 
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Trevi Fountain - Fontana di Trevi

The Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi in Italian) is the fountain to see during one's Roman adventures. In 1732 Nicola Salvi designed the Baroque masterpiece and Pietro Bracci completed it including...
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Fontana del Facchino – ‘The Porter’

One of the things we loved in Rome was the fact that in between 2 major sites we were facing here and there some beautiful corners, small details on the walls, sculptures, beautiful facades of unknown...
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Time Elevator

What? Time Elevator Rome allows the visitors to experience history of Rome and a few other things in what they call 5D, or 3 panoramic screens, flight simulators and a state-of-the- art surround...
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Piazza Barberini

After checking in at the hotel we took the metro into the city center and Barberini square was the first thing we saw. Piazza Barberini was created in the 16th century and took its name from the...
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Museo Delle Cere

Think we paid Eu7 entry August 2009 I understand was Eu8 by 2010. Could walk through in 10 minutes! Figures likenesses range from the unremarkable to the fairly bad. There is a 1940s ensemble of...
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Chiesa San Ignazio di Loyola

This church was built between 1626 and 1685. It is dedicated to Saint Ignatius of Loyola; the founder of the Jesuite order. This was the second church on this spot. Its main highlight is the troemp l'...
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