Cakes of the world: Tiramisu, baklava, cheesecake and more national treats
Meaning "pick me up" in Italian, tiramisu is a sugary, caffeinated spot-hitting cake found on Italian menus all around the world. It should be made from layers of ladyfingers dipped in coffee and heaped with mascarpone cheese whipped with eggs and ...
The Vatican by train: a new kind of papal visit
The train – ordinary Trenitalia rolling stock, sadly, not the Papal steam train – takes an hour to reach the town of Albano Laziale, where a shuttle bus takes passengers to the summer palace (a separate tour of the palace interior is available at extra ...
Rome's Papal Express: The world's smallest national railway is now open to Vatican tourists
The tour then continues by train and minibus to the neighbouring town of Albano Laziale for a trip around the palace gardens. During the winter, or if you're more interested in art and architecture, you can disembark at Castel Gandolfo and join the ...
Funeral of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke is called off after clashes
Priebke's lawyer, Paolo Giachini, said he had cancelled the service because police outside the church in Albano Laziale near Rome had stopped friends and relatives of Priebke entering the church. The Italian news agency Ansa reported that members of a ...
Clashes break out at Italian funeral of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke
Protests In Italy Shut Down Funeral For Nazi War Criminal
Protests as Catholic group holds funeral for Nazi officer
Homes near Pomezia fire evacuated (3)
The towns are Nettuno, Anzio, Pomezia, Ardea, Velletri, Lavinio, Lanuvio, Genzano, Albano laziale, Ariccia, Nemi, Castel Gandolfo, Marino, Ciampino, Frascati, Grottaferrata, Rocca di Papa, Rocca Priora, Montecompatri, Monte Porzio Catone and Colonna.
Gardens of Ninfa
What now stands as an enchanting English garden in the Roman countryside was once a small agricultural town founded under the Roman Empire, passed through the ages from Pope Pasquale II in the 12th century to the Frangipane family and later to the ...
Nazi funeral that's forcing Italy to face its past
If the young neo-fascists who featured in scuffles in Albano Laziale this week when they went to pay homage to Priebke wanted to know more about what he did, they should have talked to Ada Pignotti. This correspondent met Pignotti in May 1996, on the ...
Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke to be buried in secret in Italy
Antiche Fornaci Giorgi is a production site for handmade clay bricks, sculptures, pottery, hand painted and decorated tiles (like “azulejos”), mosaics, and just about every other object that could be made of clay. The business is still alive and the ...
Rome nightclub bouncer arrested over 'rape' of British woman
The woman spoke little Italian although she has been residing in Albano Laziale, near Rome, said an officer. Based on her information, police have arrested Mr La Hara, who is being held at Rome's Rebibbia jail. “He claims it was consensual sex,” said ...
Best tours around the world: The 25 next great journeys
There's a lot to like about Ponant's Italian-built expedition-style vessels, from the handsome cabins to the multiple lounge areas, the three bars, the expansive deck areas, the choice of buffet or a la carte restaurants and 24-hour room service menu ...