Rome Boat Experience
From April to October runs hop-on, hop-off cruises along the Tiber. From May to October there are also dinner cruises (€62, two hours)...
With its chunky round keep, this castle is an instantly recognisable landmark. Built as a mausoleum for the emperor Hadrian, it was...
Complesso Monumentale Santo Spirito in Saxia
Originally an 8th-century lodging for Saxon pilgrims, this ancient hospital complex was established by Pope Innocent III in the late...
On the main approach road to St Peter's Basilica, this large auditorium plays host to a wide range of events – classical and...
Alfredo e Ada
For an authentic trattoria meal, search out this much-loved local eatery. It's distinctly no-frills with spindly, marble-topped tables...
Ponte Sant’Angelo information
The emperor Hadrian built the Ponte Sant’Angelo in 136 to provide an approach to his mausoleum, but it was Bernini who brought it to life, designing the angel sculptures in 1668. The three central arches of the bridge are part of the original structure; the end arches were restored and enlarged in 1892–94 during the construction of the Lungotevere embankments.