Category: Rome


  • The ultimate guide to celebrating Christmas in Rome

    As a city that is so strongly connected to the Christian faith, Rome is one of the best places to celebrate the Christmas season for its many unique traditions. Christmas celebration in the city typically takes place from December 8th to January 6th, and there is a wide variety of… Read More
  • Where can I get a COVID-19 test in Rome?

    Whether you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or need proof of a negative test for other purposes, there are several places you can go to get a COVID-19 test in Rome, even if you are not a resident. The most common COVID tests available in Rome are molecular tests, rapid… Read More

The ultimate guide to celebrating Christmas in Rome

As a city that is so strongly connected to the Christian faith, Rome is one of the best places to celebrate the Christmas season for its many unique traditions. Christmas celebration in the city typically takes place from December 8th to January 6th, and there is a wide variety of… Read More

Where can I get a COVID-19 test in Rome?

Whether you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or need proof of a negative test for other purposes, there are several places you can go to get a COVID-19 test in Rome, even if you are not a resident. The most common COVID tests available in Rome are molecular tests, rapid… Read More

How is limoncello made?

Have you ever tried limoncello? If you’ve been to Italy, I’m sure you’ve heard of this popular drink known for its tangy, sweet flavor. Limoncello is a lemon-flavored liqueur usually produced in Sorrento, Capri, and other areas of the Amalfi Coast. If you visit the coast, I highly recommend you… Read More

Short Guide for Students Studying Abroad in Rome

Whether you are studying at John Cabot University, CIEE Institute, American University of Rome, or elsewhere, it is important to make the most of your time in Rome by immersing yourself in the culture of the city and exploring what it has to offer. To help you do this, I… Read More

Can I Travel to Italy from America?

Interested in traveling to Italy but unsure about the most up-to-date COVID-19 restrictions regarding tourists? We have some good news for you! Italy is still accepting visitors from America, and we have created a step-by-step process for Americans interested in visiting Italy to make the trip planning process easier for… Read More

How to get to from Rome to Pompeii?

Pompeii is one of the most well-preserved ancient Roman cities and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy. If you are staying in Rome and want to go on a day trip to Pompeii, it is totally doable! The easiest two ways to go are by car or… Read More

LivTours has new Interns

We are the newest members of the LivTours family. We are two interns that will work in Rome for the summer semester with social media. We can’t wait to create stunning photos of monuments and attractions that all of you will be able to see in person with LivTours. We,… Read More

How did Julius Caesar die?

The most famous Roman of all time, Gaius Julius Caesar, was assassinated in 44 BC on March 15. The day is also known as the Ides of March. His assassination remains one of the most speculated murders of history. The main reason behind the murder was that he became the… Read More

10 Secrets you didn´t know about Gladiators

We all know about Roman Gladiators and how they fought for the pleasure of the emperors and the people. But there are certain things not everyone knows about them. Here are 10 secrets about gladiators you may not know.  1) The biggest bloodbath ever recorded  The biggest bloodbath ever recorded… Read More

The David; Michelangelo vs. Bernini

Michelangelo and Bernini, two of the most famous Italian artists both made sculptures of the biblical David fighting against Goliath. But how come the two artworks are so different from each other even though they depict the same character from the famous biblical story? The answer to this question has… Read More