• Posts Tagged ‘Rome’

    Rome City Experience

    by  • September 23, 2015 • City Breaks, Rome

    4 nights with privately guided tours from £499pp From its humble origins as an Italian village, Rome has evolved through the centuries to become a major political and cultural centre whilst retaining its status as one of the most beautiful cities of the ancient world. With such a wealth of unrivalled historical treasures and...

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    Rome & Istanbul from only £699pp

    by  • January 28, 2014 • City Breaks, Istanbul, Rome

    Trace the roots of western civilization through the classical treasures of Rome & Istanbul and experience the history, culture, religion and art that have shaped our world. Rome needs little introduction. Explore the Colosseum, the Forum, the Pantheon, the Vatican, the Trevi Fountain, the Sistine Chapel, the Spanish Steps of just lose yourself in a...

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    Cézanne in Rome

    by  • September 30, 2013 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Rome

    If you’re lucky enough to be in Rome over the autumn and winter months, the chances are that your city break itinerary will be chock full of sightseeing must-sees without a lot of spare time for anything else. When in Rome, after all! And yet, if you can carve an hour or two free...

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    An Architectural Olympic Legacy

    by  • September 9, 2013 • Architecture, City Breaks, Glasgow, London, Marseille, Rome • 0 Comments

    Swiftly following the news that Tokyo has won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, it has been announced that British-based architect, Zaha Hadid’s ‘space-age mothership’ design has been selected as the blueprint for the city’s Olympic stadium, a multi-million revamp in fact of Tokyo’s National Stadium. With an extensive worldwide portfolio under...

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    A Gastronome’s Delight – The Best Cities in Europe for Food Buffs

    by  • July 19, 2013 • Brussels, City Breaks, Food & Drink, Lyon, Paris, Rome • 0 Comments

    Be it authentic paella in Valencia, a traditional Neapolitan pizza or mouth-watering meze in a tempting Greek taverna, there’s a seemingly-endless variety of tempting cuisine on offer throughout Europe. And yet, whether you opt for Michelin-starred fine dining, a hearty local speciality or a simple snack, there’s a common and consistent thread running through...

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