Amongst the many beautiful estates built for the Roman nobility, Villa Torlonia is the most recent one and one of the most memorable. In its layout we can find a rich variety of buildings, each and everyone with their own character, crowned by the originality of its English styled gardens very rarely seen in Rome.

Major Papal Basilica Saint Mary Major There is a church on the Esquiline hill, in Rome, called Santa Maria Maggiore or Saint Mary Major. This church is one of four major papal Basilicas and the largest Marian church in Rome. Every year, on August the 5th something strange and beautiful happens around this fascinating church:

Ariccia is a little town, located one hour away from Rome, in the Alban hills, in the national park called Castelli Romani, between two volcanic lakes: Lake Albano and Lake Nemi. Ariccia is about 2500 years old and because of its location it had been for ages a very important strategic point. In the end