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Settembrini Café in Rome

Settembrini is a figure of the Italian Risorgimento. A character in The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann. Settembrini is Café, bistro, deli, wine cellar. The barman prepares classic cocktails and contemporary inventions. The space is a clever mix of warmth and simplicity. “You eat surrounded by black and white photographs and you drink wines selected with particular care.” Lying on couches, between...

Buccone wine shop in Rome

Since 1969 Mr. Domenico Buccone started to sell rare wine and champagne in Rome, served with Grana Cheese, canapé and quail hard-boiled eggs, in a familiar and traditional environment. At present time his sons, Vincenzo and Francesco, go on with this tradition, and in addition to the service behind the counter , you can enjoy a postmeridian tasting service...

Bar del Fico in Rome

Named after the ancient fig tree outside, this hipster hangout near the beautiful Santa Maria della Pace church is very popular with chess players of all ages, together with those filling their boots at the free pizza Aperitivo, which is accompanied by DJs. "A new concept has been developed in one of the historic venues oìin the heart of Rome....

Porta Portese flea market in Rome

Porta Portese is the largest flea market in Rome and also one of the oldest – a true icon. A Sunday morning at Porta Portese market is a lot of fun. Get ready for a distinctly Italian experience at this busy and lively street market in Rome. The choice of items to be found at Porta Portese is vast...

Christmas market at Piazza Navona in Rome

The Roman Christmas market at Piazza Navona is one of the most famous markets in Rome. You can find local sellers, toys, street musicians and artists, several nativity scenes and amusement rides. All that in front of Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers and the church Saint Agnes in Agone. The Christmas market’s stalls at Piazza Navona are open...

Caffè Greco in Rome

The Antico Caffè Greco is an historic landmark café which opened in 1760 on Via dei Condotti in Rome. It is the oldest bar in Rome and second oldest in Italy, after Caffè Florian in Venice The café was named after its Greek owner, who opened it in 1760.Historic figures including Stendhal, Goethe, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Mariano Fortuny, Byron, Franz Liszt,...

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