Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Day Trips (tutte le strade portano a Roma) / Historical Sites (l'antichità)

Rome Day Trip: Etruscan Tombs at Tarquinia

The details: What: Etruscan tombs, ancient artifacts, Italian hill town Time of trip: 5+ hours Cost: 20-25 € (potentially less due to student discounts and general thriftiness) Fun: A ton of The ancient Etruscan city of Tarquinii once adorned a hilltop in what is now the Italian province of Viterbo, around 2,500 years ago. Little … Continue reading


This Weekend in Rome: February 17-February 19

Friday: Following two weeks of snow-related closures, the Colosseum reopens today! If you purchased tickets at the Palatine over the last week, but couldn’t visit the Colosseum due to the Matterhorn taking up residence inside (that’s what I’m calling the snowdrifts at least), you can use your ticket from today until Sunday. Later this evening, … Continue reading