feb
13
2014
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Rugby Six Nations 2014 – Next Italy matches in Rome against Scotland and England

Rugby Six nations 2014 scotland italyThe 2014 6 Nations, the most important international rugby 15s tournament in the Northern hemisphere. began on last 1st February 2014 and an exciting 6 weeks of passionate and patriotic rugby action will then follow – culminating in a final game on Saturday 15th March.
Games will be played in some of Europe’s most wonderful stadiums, including , the Stade de France in Paris, England’s iconic Twickenham Stadium, Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, Edinburgh’s Murrayfield, and the Olympic Stadium in Rome.
The matches are held over seven weekends, with a total of 15 games in each championship and Italy will see two important matches held at home, in the Olympic Stadium on 22 February and 15 March.
Rugby has gained wide exposure and popularity only recently in Italy and the first game will be against Scotland on 22 February in Rome, where they have a realistic chance of winning.
The match against Scotland will take place Februrary 22nd, at 14:30 P.M; the one against England on March 15, 15:30 P.M
The Olympic Stadium is located just outside the city center: to get there just take the red subway line (”A” line), get off at the Station Flamino and then take tram 2 until the last stop.
For those who love rugby the Six Nations is a great opportunity to mix pleasure with pleasure, since every match is also an opportunity to dicover the beauty of an European capital.
..and, of course, for your best accommodation the right choice is Colors Hotel, located in Rome city center few minutes’ walk from many important focal points of the city and from Olympic Stadium.

feb
11
2014
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The most popular markets of Rome

Porta Portese Market

There are a lot of markets in Rome, beginning from the most important and famous, Porta Portese.
Porta Portese Market is open every Sunday from 6:00 AM until 2:00 PM starting from via Portuense to viale Trastevere and piazza Porta Portese.
It’s possible to reach the market from Termini Railway Station, by Bus Line number 75, from Largo Argentina, by tram number 8 and from Vatican / St. Peter area by
Bus Line numer 23 at Ottaviano/St Peter Metro A underground stop.
Here it’s possible to find almost anything: furniture and objects of all times, flea market merchandise, but also lining, new and used clothes, vinyl and CDs, books
and prints, historical newspapers, but also Rome soccer team t-shirts and underwear, pet food and balls of wool or cotton.
Porta Portese market is a “must to do and see” in Rome and has a beautiful and unique atmosphere.
Here it is Porta Portese Market on Google Maps.

Campo de Fiori MarketIn Rome city Center, near Piazza Navona, in Piazza Campo de’ Fiori there is another historical market that takes its name from the one of the square, Campo de’ Fiori
Market
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Open from Monday to Saturday, hours 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM, it’s possible to reach the market from Termini Railway Station, by bus Line 64 and from Piazza del
Colosseo, by bus Line 87 or 186 or also in 10/15 minutes walk from Vatican / St. Peter area.
In this market it’s possible to find typical Roman food and vegetables with stalls selling fruits, veggies, fish or cheese or also ‘ready to use’ mixes of herbs or
flavours such as carbonara, amatriciana, “pasta ciociara”, cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper) but also beautiful and coulored flowers!
Here it is Campo de’ Fiori Market on Google Maps.

Via Sannio MarketThe smaller “cousin” of Porta Portese Market is Via Sannio Market that is open every day except Sunday ( H 8:00 AM – 1 PM , on Saturday 8 AM- 6 PM )
This is an historical clothing market that is born in the ’70s, in San Giovanni area, just to the side of the Basilica of St. John Lateran. Here you can find articles from
camping, fishing, hunting and military, as well as clothing from past seasons, all at very low prices.
In fact, the wares of the Via Sannio market range from €1 heaps of clothes, to authentic cashmere sweaters, to high-end leather.
The market lies an easy walk from the San Giovanni metro stop (Line A) and the area surrounding San Giovanni in Laterano.
Here it is Via Sannio Market on Google Maps.

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