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Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
1. Easter. April 8th is Easter Sunday in 2012 and both Sunday and Monday are public holidays in Italy . Rome is a very religious city and home to the Vatican so it’s a special time here. The ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
Since Rome is basically the place from where Christianity was consolidated and spread, it’s no surprise that its makes a big deal out of Christmas–as it should; the Eternal city’s monuments and ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
One of the biggest holidays on the Italian and Catholic calendars is Easter, so it’s no surprise that Easter in Vatican City is a very big deal. Despite the fact that Easter often falls in what might ...
Christmas in Italy
is definitely a big deal on the calendar, but Epiphany – January 6 – is
equally big. This holiday marks the moment when Christians believe
Jesus Christ was revealed to be the ...
Written by Jessica, USA, November 2012
If you’ve ever walked into an enormous old church in Europe and noticed
the spectacular acoustics, you might have followed that thought with the
realization that a musical performance in such a ...
Rome is one of the most popular places to visit in Italy
year-round, and with good reason. On New Year’s Eve, the city gets even
more popular, with Italians from other parts of Italy heading ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
Never mind that the Vatican is across town or that Italy is an overwhelmingly Catholic country – there’s an enormous festival called Gay Village that sets up in Rome for 2.5 months every year. ...
Many are familiar with “Boxing Day,” the holiday that follows Christmas Day in many countries, but you might not have heard of St. Stephen’s Day. This holiday is also on December 26th, and is widely ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
March in Rome has two special days: one for him and one for her. Neither of them are official holidays but in some parts of Italy and Rome in particular, they are popular days to celebrate. ...
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