Discover Christmas in Rome

Italy, Rome Guide (B): Discover Christmas in Rome

If you are thinking of spending Christmas in Rome this year, my article on how to enjoy a magical festive season there will really help you make the most of this special time of the year!

And if you have already been during Christmas, please share it with anyone who would like to experience the Eternal City in December.

If you feel fraught and anxious at the very thought of having to hassle your way through the high street just to buy your groceries or you despair of ever getting through your to-do list, then why not plan an escape to the Eternal City and recapture a bit of Christmas spirit.

As a Roman, I can tell you that my favourite time of the year is around Christmas when the tourist crowds have died down, the weather is still reasonably mild apart from the occasional downpour and you can experience the best of local age-old traditions: bringing together family, friends, food and faith to create a truly magical atmosphere.

Please note that the Christmas period in Rome really begins on 8th December, the festival of the Immaculate Conception and the last big religious date is 6th January, the Epiphany. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Discover Christmas in Rome
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Piazza Navona Basilica di Santa Maria del Popolo Piazza del Popolo Villa Borghese Gardens Castel Sant’Angelo St Peter’s Square Pantheon Piazza Venezia Little Big Town Castroni Giolitti La Bottega del Cioccolato Vertecchi
Author: Nicla Williams
Read it on author's website: http://therunawayitalian.com/discover-christmas-in-rome/

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