Pasqua – Easter in Rome Considered to be one of the biggest events in the Catholic liturgical calendar, Rome certainly comes alive during the week of Easter. Tens of thousands of pilgrims and visitors come to attend the religious celebrations and to hear mass being said by the Pope. The three days leading up to Easter Sunday (from Thursday until Saturday) are some of the busiest times of the year for the Catholic Church in Rome. There are several important dates and things to remember when visiting Rome during this time. Here are some helpful reminders to help you get through this religious event. Important Events in Easter The Easter week starts on the Sunday a week before Easter, also known as Palm Sunday. During this time, thousands of pilgrims greet the Pope with branches of olive or palm as a symbol of peace. These will be blessed by the […]
"We were very well taken care of at every step"
Our trip to Italy was fantastic! We were very well taken care of at every step. Everyone was fantastic. We got to see all the highlights of Rome, the gorgeous views of the Amalfi Coast, and Capri was amazing. Also, we enjoyed the walking tour of Naples and the tour through...
Brandi, Vijay & Mike Rossi (Estero, FL)
Rome to Amalfi Tour, May 2011