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Christmas

How to Celebrate La Befana in Rome
Christmas
You’ll want to wake up early on January 6th for the Italian holiday La Befana to see what she’s left you. The fairytale of La Befana tells of the 3 wise men who invited a witch to join them to bring gifts to the baby Jesus, but she refused. After changing her mind, she was unable to find Jesus […]
Live Music and the Nutcracker in Rome for the Holidays
Christmas
If it just isn’t Christmas without the magic of live Christmas music or the Nutcracker, then your holiday in Rome is in for a treat! While it’s not so likely we’ll have a white Christmas in Rome, that doesn’t mean you can’t beat the cold weather by curling up with a hot beverage and enjoying some […]
6 Christmas Sweets in Rome worth giving up your cookies for
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If you’re the type that looks forward all year long for the annual cookie exchange among friends and family, here’s the list of Christmas sweets in Rome for you. When you think of Italian cuisine, sweet baked goodies might not be the first that come to mind. But the Eternal City has plenty of sweet offerings around […]
Your Guide to Christmas Shopping in Rome
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There’s nothing quite like Rome at Christmas time. The beautiful streets lit up with christmas lights, store windows are decked out with holiday cheer, and the spirit of the holidays can be felt around every corner. If you’ll be visiting Rome during the holidays, have a look at our guide to Christmas shopping in Rome. We’ve indicated […]
Christmas is coming and ROMAC is getting ready!
Special events for your holiday in Rome
It’s hard to believe it’s already December, the month that brings the most joy and the most stress along with it.  Here in Rome the Christmas lights are hung, trees are popping up in all the piazzas, and the holiday season’s shopping frenzy has begun. We too are feeling the Christmas cheer here at ROMAC […]
Piazza Navona: the Befana is arriving!
Special events for your holiday in Rome
The first appointment of the new year 2014 is highly anticipated by grown-ups and little ones alike – the traditional festival of the Befana, an old woman who delivers gifts to the good children and coal to the bad ones. The festival will take place on Piazza Navona in the night from 5th to 6th of January, […]