Everything you need to know about Calcio Storico, Italy’s most violent tradition

On June 24th each year, Florence’s main square turns into an arena for a sport which is a brutal combination of rugby, football, and wrestling. The Local explores the history of the unique tradition. Calcio Storico (Historical football) is a game thought up by 16th-century Florentines and as the name suggests, it’s an early – […]
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B&B Home 16 Relais – One of our top picks in Rome.

Home 16 Relais offers air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms just 302 m from Re di Roma Metro. San Giovanni, with its shops, bars and restaurants, is a 10-minute walk away. Rooms at the 16 Relais B&B are soundproofed and come with an LCD TV and a safe. An Italian breakfast is served in guests’ rooms. […]
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InternoRoma – Good value for couples!

Just 200 m from Manzoni Metro Station, this elegant guest house is located in a historic building, 1 stop away from Termini. Its bright rooms offer free internet and an LCD satellite TV. All air-conditioned rooms at InternoRoma feature elegant parquet floors, exclusive furniture, and a private bathroom with bath or hydromassage shower. Self-catering facilities […]
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Relais Esquilino – Stay in the Heart of Rome.

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Relais Esquilino offers accommodations in Rome. Some units include a sitting area where you can relax. A flat-screen TV is provided. There is a shared lounge at the property. Santa Maria Maggiore is 100 m from Relais Esquilino, and Domus Aurea is half a kilometer from the property. The […]
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Room 4 Rome B&B Risorgimento – Stay in the Heart of Rome

Just a 5-minute walk from the Vatican City, Room 4 Rome Risorgimento offers rooms with free Wi-Fi access and LCD-TVs. Ottaviano Metro Station is 300 m away. This guest house has bright rooms with air-conditioning, some with views over to St. Peter’s Basilica. An Italian breakfast of croissants and cappuccino is provided daily at a […]
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Casa Carina – Stay in the Heart of Rome.

Casa Carina offers pet-friendly accommodations in Rome, 501 m from Santa Maria Maggiore and half a kilometer from Domus Aurea. The property features views of the garden and is 1 km from Università La Sapienza. There is a dining area and a kitchen. A flat-screen TV is available. Porta Maggiore is 1 km from Casa […]
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Cupola Magica – Located 400 m from St. Peter’s Basilica

Located 400 m from St. Peter’s Basilica, Cupola magica offers pet-friendly accommodations in Rome. The property features views of the city and is 501 m from The Vatican. The kitchen has a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave and there is a private bathroom. A flat-screen TV is provided. St Peter’s Square is 501 m […]
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Domus Helena – Located in the real heart of Rome

Set 200 metres from Vittorio Emanuele Metro, Domus Helena offers a shared terrace and modern furnished rooms with free WiFi. The Colosseum is 10 minutes’ walk from this property, run by nuns. All air conditioned, rooms at the Helena Domus feature satellite flat-screen TV and a safe. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer, shower, and […]
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