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Driving in Rome: Limited Traffic Zones (ZTL) Hours and Information
Public Transport
Post updated April 16, 2017 The center of Rome is full of ZTL zones (zona traffic limitato – limited traffic zone) which means it’s inaccessible to private cars. Only taxis, vehicles with disability placards, and residents who live or work in the area have access to enter ZTL areas in the center of Rome’s historic center. Here we’ll go over […]
Tourist-free restaurants in Rome. The Monti District
where to eat
Whether for lunch or for dinner, you will rarely find a “tourist restaurant” in Monti. Located right in the historic center of Rome, in between via Nazionale and via Cavour you will find the Monti district, which today is probably the most fashionable district of Rome with its winding roads and bohemian artisan shops. It […]
Tourist-free restaurants in Rome. The Testaccio district
where to eat
How can you avoid the “Tourist Trap” Restaurants and taste the authentic Roman kitchen? Come to Testaccio and avoid ugly surprises! Tourists in Rome are often overwhelmed by the enormous number of bars, restaurants, Trattorias and Pizzerias. How can you distinguish between a “real” Roman Trattoria and a bad copy with those corny checkered table […]
June 2nd is Republic Day in Rome
what to do
Italian Republic Day is June 2nd every year, and the day is marked by a proud show of green, white, and red especially in the country’s capital city. Known as the Festa della Repubblica in Italian, the date marks a historical referendum when the Italian population decided to abolish the monarchy and establish a Republic. […]
Rome Vacation Apartment Makeover: AP12 Farnese
Press Release
A fresh coat of paint, new furniture and furnishings but the same fabulous location: our Farnese apartment welcomes you to the Eternal City in style. If you’re traveling to Rome with your special someone or with a few friends, the Farnese apartment near Campo de’ Fiori in Rome’s historic center is the place to stay. Just around […]
5 Tips for Happy Kids in Rome
what to do
What does it take to keep your kids happy in Rome? The Eternal City can be a tiring place for little ones, whether it’s an itinerary that’s more adapted to the parents’ interests or the same tired accommodations that don’t offer the respite needed after a long day walking around the city. Fortunately we have a […]
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