Villa Farnesina and the Frescoes by Raphael

Villa Farnesina and the Frescoes by Raphael

Built in the early sixteenth century at the behest of Agostino Chigi, rich banker from Siena, the Villa Farnesina in Rome, the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei properties, it is one of the most noble and harmonious achievements of the Italian Renaissance.

The Capuchin Crypt

The Capuchin Crypt

The Capuchin Crypt is a Monument of Human Bones and Corpses in Rome, located beneath the church of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini on Via Veneto, near Barberini Square...

The Moses by Michelangelo

The Moses by Michelangelo

The Moses by Michelangelo is certainly one of his best works and it is housed in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome.
In 1505, Pope Julius II gave to Michelangelo the commission to design and sculpt his tomb. The initial design was massive and called...

Rome's Winter Sale

Rome's Winter Sale

Here in ‪#‎Rome‬, from January the 5th to February the 29th.
Special Prices 10% Off limited to direct reservations made via this web page.

A due passi dal MIUR

A due passi dal MIUR

L'Hotel San Francesco dista appena 350 metri dall'ingresso del MIUR
Ed è infatti l'hotel di riferimento per chi lavora nella pubblica istruzione e deve recarsi periodicamente al Ministero Istruzione Università e Ricerca.

The most romantic terrace of Rome: The Orange Garden

The most romantic terrace of Rome: The Orange Garden

The Orange Garden, also known as Parco Savello, is one of those places that you can find only in the eternal city. Surrounded by medieval walls, on top of the Aventine Hill, the Orange Garden is a romantic and peaceful place that offers a breathtaking view of the city, one of the most beautiful...

The amazing Castel Sant'Angelo [VIDEO]

The amazing Castel Sant'Angelo [VIDEO]

Built around 123 A.D. as a tomb for Emperor Hadrian and his family, Castel Sant'Angelo has an unusual destiny in the history and art of the Rome. While all the other Roman monuments are overwhelmed...

Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome

Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome

There is no other place like this in Rome. When you get through the gate for the first time, a peacefulness atmosphere surround you.
Men from all over the world, rest together, under pine and cypress trees. The cemetery population is incredible rich in writers, painters and poets as Keats and Shelley.

The Flea Market of Rome: Porta Portese

The Flea Market of Rome: Porta Portese

Because of its multi ethnicity and the possibility to find unthinkable objects, there is a quote that says that at Porta Portese “you can find anything, from a pill to a Jumbo Jet’!

The Rape of Proserpina - G. L. Bernini 1622

The Rape of Proserpina - G. L. Bernini 1622

Only the genius of Bernini could make the hard marble look as soft as the human skin.
You will not believe your eyes once in front of this masterpiece...

The Mouth of Truth (La Bocca della verità)

The Mouth of Truth (La Bocca della verità)

Would you test your honesty and put your hand into the mouth of truth?
You definitely can't leave Rome before taking a picture in front of one of the most famous faces in the world...

The Legend of Santa Cecilia

The Legend of Santa Cecilia

The church of Santa Cecilia is located about a 5 minutes walk from Hotel San Francesco and it definitely worths a visit
As per the legend, the house is built on Cecil’s family house “a distinguished virgin, born from a noble roman lineage”, suffering her torment around 22 AD ...

Il Fontanone: a very special fountain along Janiculum walk

Il Fontanone: a very special fountain along Janiculum walk

Also known as “Fontanone” among Roman citizens, the Acqua Paola Fountain is one of the biggest fountains of Rome.
Built between 1610 and 1612, this fountain was supposed to be the end of the homonym Acqua Paola Aqueduct ...

Appian Way: A timeless walk, far from the crowded centre.

Appian Way: A timeless walk, far from the crowded centre.

Appian Way is an ancient route and the most important built by Romans. That’s why it has been named “ Regina Viarum” (Queen of Roads). It was considered Rome’s gateway to the East and it connected Roma with Capua (near Naples)...

One of the best gelato in Trastevere? Fata Morgana!!

One of the best gelato in Trastevere? Fata Morgana!!

Forget about traditional flavors as “Stracciatella”or “Pistacchio”.
In her ice cream lab, Maria Agnese Spagnuolo, well known as “Fata Morgana”, combines only the best ingredients. The end result is a perfect and unusual mix of flavors as “Basilico + Noci + Miele” (basil, nuts and honey) or “Crema di mais + Pop Corn...

A Bernini's masterpiece just around the corner

A Bernini's masterpiece just around the corner

The Church of San Francesco a Ripa, just beside the Hotel San Francesco, contains one of the most beautiful sculpture of Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Ecstasy of Blessed Ludovica Albertoni - 1674...