Valerio Novelli

Feast of the Immaculate Conception 8 December Rome


#Roma: December 8 is the Catholic feast of the “Immaculate Conception”, a dogma of faith proclaimed by Pope Pius IX in 1854. On this occasion, a column bearing a statue of the Virgin Mary was placed in Piazza Mignanelli next to Piazza di Spagna in 1857. The column comes from Roman excavations, while the statue was sculpted by G. Obici. The column and the statue were erected with the help of 220 firefighters and for this reason still today the brigades lay flowers on the Madonna in this feast. This anniversary is very dear to the Roman people and every…

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HotelsCombined recognizes Domus Appia 154 among the best hotels in Italy Rome, Italy, August 28, 2019- HotelsCombined, the Australia-based hotel meta-search company, has started an extensive survey covering different types of housing in Italy. This survey is based on collect data from millions of guest reviews and translate them into an official recognition of excellence. The HotelsCombined excellence award is not a ranking list but an exceptional group accommodations chosen on the basis of a strict set of criteria. To be considered, the properties must satisfy the following criteria: • At the time of judgment, a winner is rated 8.00…

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From 6 October at Palazzo Bonaparte in Rome (Piazza Venezia) opens the exhibition Impressionisti Segreti, produced and organized by the Arthemisia Group. To celebrate the opening of the Palazzo for the first time, Generali Italia makes the city of Rome usable in the marvelous rooms of the noble floor, or the first, the one with the famous green balcony from which Maria Letizia Ramolino, mother of Napoleon Bonaparte, loved to observe the city. More than 50 works by artists will be exhibited here including Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Pissarro, Sisley, Caillebotte, Morisot, Gonzales, Gauguin, Signac, Van Rysselberghe and Cross. Treasures hidden…

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The Archaeological Park of the Colosseum dedicates an extraordinary exhibition to one of the major Mediterranean powers of the ancient world with the exhibition “Carthago. The immortal myth “. The magnificent city, founded according to legend by Queen Didone, is the protagonist of a rich and ample narrative: from the Phoenician East, witness of the growth of a great commercial empire, to the conflict with Rome, another great rival power, and the subsequent re-establishment of the new Colonia Iulia Concordia Carthago, a flourishing province of Rome. The engaging story, of remarkable chronological extension, unfolds, subsequently, through the abandonment of paganism…

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Forum of Augustus, Via Dei Fori Imperiali from 17-04-2019 to 03-11-2019 Forum of Augustus 2000 years later. A journey through history: the multimedia show returns with films and reconstructions that will show the places as they appeared at the time of Augustus. The conquests brought the expansion not only of an empire, but also of a great civilization made of culture, technology, juridical rules, art. Traces of that past still remain in all areas of the Empire, with amphitheaters, baths, libraries, temples, streets. Rome at that time had more than one million inhabitants: no city in the world had ever…

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Summertime 2019 Jazz in Rome


This summer in the park of the Casa del Jazz the appointment with Summertime 2019 returns, a summer of music, between big internationals and experiments, to the rhythm of jazz, blues, soul, tango, swing, funky, acid jazz and Mediterranean music. From 24 June to 1 August, in collaboration with I Concerti nel Parco, an event hosted for the fourth consecutive year and now in its twenty-ninth edition, major international stars and promises will give life to an interesting and prestigious concert program under the stars, which represents a landmark event in the capital for jazz and music lovers. The event…

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The Island of Cinema – XXV Edition from June 13th


The summer of cinema and culture returns on the Tiber Island with the Film Festival “L’Isola del Cinema”, which from June 13 to September 1, 2019, for over 80 evenings, presents a program full of news with previews, competitions, awards, masterclasses, meetings with directors and actors. Next to the Cinema there will be ample space for the arts and languages that, as sources of inspiration for the Cinema, enrich its form and content: music, theater, literature, visual arts, poetry. For its XXV edition, the stone-shaped island focuses on Innovation, Environment and Tourism. With new technologies, it offers an even wider…

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The Chocolate Festival returns to the city


At Piazza Re di Roma, from 7 to 10 March, a real culinary village will be set up The cultural association of chocolatiers Choco Amore organizes from Thursday 7 March until Sunday 10 the Chocolate Festival. The location chosen is the picturesque Piazza Re di Roma, not far from the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano. The event, to get the maximum participation from all, will be completely free. Visitors will be able to enter the square as early as 10 am on Thursday and begin to taste different types of completely natural artisan chocolate from 17 different Italian regions….

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All roads lead to Rome,


All roads lead to Rome, All the streets leave from Rome …..

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“Excellence Certificate 2018″


B & B Domus appia 154 is pleased to announce that it has also received this year “Certificate of Excellence 2018″ of Bed-and-breakfast.it Thanks to all our guests for helping to achieve this goal.

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