Things to do in Rome – Happy birthday to the Eternal City!

Rome skyline in the morning

Did you know that Rome was founded exactly 2.771 years ago? Yes, a considerable age – no wonder if it’s called Eternal. But we can say more. Rome was born exactly on April 21. On April 21? Ancient Roman historians paid close attention to study their city. They were the first to write about this date, coinciding with a religious … Read More

A new Vatican experience: our Semi-Private Guided Tour

St. Peter's Dome through the Keyhole

Today we are happy to launch our new exclusive Semi-Private Guided Tour of the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica. Available for small groups of no more than 11 people, it guarantees a high-quality treatment also to our non-individual travelers. So, this option represents the best mid-price solution between a private and a regular group tour. We provide…   The best Vatican … Read More

Snow in Rome

Snowman in front of the Colosseum

Sometimes, snow happens Snow in Rome is very rare… but sometimes it happens, and the Eternal City looks immediately like in fairy tale. It was six years that Rome didn’t wake up under a heavy snowfall and a white, silent blanket of snow. These days, instead, a cold low-pressure area involves all Italy and today, February 26, the freezing Burian … Read More

Things to do in Rome – Carnival

Carnival Streamers

Today, Italian Carnival last week officially starts. If you have read our post about Venice Carnival, you already know that the City on Water has begun its costume parades and festivals last weekend. But in Rome, the days of the most lively celebrations are between the so-called Giovedì and Martedì Grasso. That is, Fat Thursday and Tuesday. Why is Carnival … Read More

Only the best hotels – our Contract Department

Relaxing in the swimming pool

The best quality with favorable rates: these are our hotels Unique sights, delicious cuisine, but also a special warm welcome: an experience in Italy is incomplete without the right hotels, able to make your customers feel at home… but at the same time to give them something extraordinary and typically Italian. This is the reason why Carrani Tours guarantees excellent … Read More

Did you know that Piazza Navona had been a lake?

Pannini Paint of Piazza Navona

Too hot in Rome? A summer blue lagoon in one of the most delightful squares of the Eternal City – this was the project of Donna Olimpia Pamphilj in 1652. Olimpia was the all-powerful sister-in-law of Pope Innocent X. As papal family’s palace overlooked Piazza Navona, she decided to turn it into a unique backdrop for aristocratic carriage rides. So, … Read More

Buses, tourism, environment: a zero-impact business

I Love Rome Bus

The Study of Touristic Buses in Rome by Sapienza University Rome, June 8, 2017 – Today, the Transport and Logistics Research Center of the University of Rome – Sapienza has presented its Study of Touristic Buses in Rome. Commissioned by ANAV, FITA-CNA, FEDERLAZIO and ANC-TRASPORTO BUS associations, this Study has been promoted also by Carrani Tours. The President Paolo Delfini highlights: … Read More