Weekend getaway from Rome to Lucca

Get Out of Town: Lucca


Enclosed within its famous Renaissance-era walls, Lucca is a small, yet richly artistic city between Pisa and Florence, perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway from Rome.

british school at rome

The British School at Rome


Founded in 1901, the British School at Rome, defines itself as a centre of interdisciplinary research excellence in the Mediterranean supporting the full range of arts, humanities and social sciences.


Swiss Institute in Rome


Founded in 1947, the Swiss Institute in Rome, located in the beautiful Villa Maraini, hosts art exhibitions, concerts and lectures by Italian, Swiss and international artists and researchers.