Rome’s Most Beautiful Historic Bridges

Rome’s Most Beautiful Historic Bridges

Rome has an enchanting way of mixing the vibrancy of a modern life with reminders of the city’s ancient past. Enjoy a stroll along Rome’s historic bridges that are as intriguing historically as they are beautiful to admire. ... Read More

Visit These Rome Museums Virtually from Home

Visit These Rome Museums Virtually from Home

Whether you’re planning a trip to Rome or just missing Italy, the free virtual tours of Rome’s civic museums are perfect for an artistic coffee break. You might just discover some gems for your next visit to the Eternal City! ... Read More

A Guide to Rome’s Trastevere Neighborhood

A Guide to Rome’s Trastevere Neighborhood

Trastevere is one of those Roman neighborhoods that live up to all of the superlatives and cliches. Ivy-draped ochre buildings. Check. Narrow cobblestones streets. Check. Piazzas, markets and cafes filled with locals. Check. Even if it is only for a few days, you can live like a local with our Trastevere neighborhood guide. ... Read More

Etruscan Places: Even-More-Ancient Italy in the Roman Countryside

Etruscan Places: Even-More-Ancient Italy in the Roman Countryside

Ancient Roman relics are a common sight while traveling in Italy, but the history of Italy doesn’t start there. Long before the Romans ruled the peninsula there were the Etruscans, a civilization whose origins lay shrouded in mystery. While remnants from the Etruscans are found throughout the country, some of the most impressive sites are a stone’s throw away from Rome and make a perfect off-the-beaten-path day trip. ... Read More

Discovering the Jewish Quarter and Piazza Mattei in Rome

Discovering the Jewish Quarter and Piazza Mattei in Rome

When we say that the Jewish Quarter or Ghetto is one of the oldest parts of the city of Rome. Book your next trip to Italy with Italy Perfect. ... Read More

Architects at War – Bernini versus Borromini

Architects at War – Bernini versus Borromini

While strolling through Rome, it’s impossible to miss the city’s elaborate and delightful Baroque architecture and art. Much like Florence is the showcase of Renaissance architecture, Rome is a jewel box of Baroque design. Of course, you’ll find a little of everything on display in the Eternal City, including buildings and ruins that span centuries ... Read More

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