Not many people know this, but the carnival was born…
This year the Easter will be included in the period between 24 and 28 March and in particular:
On March 25, 2016, Good Friday, there will be the Way of the Cross (Via Crucis), held by Pope Francis inside the Coliseum. Thousands of tourches make it an impressive cerimony. It begins at 9.15 pm. Free entry.
On March 27, 2016, Easter Sunday, an outdoor mass will take place on Easter morning in St. Peter’s Square. Urbi er Orbi message and blessing by the Pope at noon.
On March 28, 2016 Easter Monday (Pasquetta) in Italy is the day after Easter commonly known in Italian as Pasquetta (“Little Easter”) or Lunedì dell’Angelo (“the Angel’s Monday”). It is public holiday and Romans traditionally go for outdoor picnics.
Easter is also the period in which we gather with family and friends for long outings and for this there are the green spaces of the city from Villa Borghese Villa Ada, passing Villa Torlonia and Villa Pamphili, corners of paradise where admire the sights and nature, breathing the air of Rome.
For those who have never been in Rome, this experience of association of relaxing and green is truly unique, with archaeological finds most beautiful of Rome at few steps.
And finally, can not miss a taste of Roman cuisine, enjoying the Easter pizza accompanied by traditional meats and cheeses, artichokes and lamb with potatoes.
Rome is undoubtedly the ideal place for your Easter holiday, here there are the best accommodation closer to St. Peter’s Basilica and the historical center for yoor stay in the Capital :
Camera matrimoniale a San Pietro , bagno privato prima colazione €75 per notte
Appartamento in centro storico, Campo’ de’ Fiori € 107 a notte
Camera matrimoniale a San Pietro, bagno privato e prima colazione € 85 a notte