Although its traditionally proletarian nature is changing as the crumbling palazzi become gentrified, a stroll among the labyrinthine...
Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere
Trastevere’s focal square is a prime people-watching spot. By day it’s full of mums with strollers, chatting locals and guidebook-toting...
Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere
Nestled in a quiet corner of Trastevere's focal square, this is said to be the oldest church dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Rome. In...
Bar San Calisto
Those in the know head to the down-at-heel 'Sanca' for its basic, stuck-in-time atmosphere and cheap prices (beer €1.50). It attracts...
For a Trastevere feast, plonk yourself at one of Augusto's rickety tables, either inside or out on the small piazza, and prepare to...
Via del Moro 37 · interesting places nearby
The speciality of this glorious, stuck-in-time cake shop, opened in 1925 and not redecorated since, is the legendary torta sacher, the favourite cake of Roman film director Nanni Moretti. But there are also chocolate-covered mostaccioli (biscuits), Roman pangiallo (honey, nuts and dried fruit – typical for Christmas) and Roman torrone (nougat).