Trastevere – Festa de Noantri

Trastevere, a delightful district in the Italian capital of Rome, is host to an annual fete in July named the ‘Festa de Noantri’ – loosely translated to mean the ‘Festival of We Others’. Trastevere is often described as being ‘off-the-beaten-track’ and was known historically as the ‘real Rome’, with past generations claiming themselves to be the ‘true Romans’.

The festival dates back to the start of the 16th century and includes the religious celebration of the Madonna of Mount Carmel. The main event is a procession of a decorated statue of the Virgin Mary

carried through the streets of Trastevere. Rome locals join in the procession and the statue remains at its final destination at S. Crisgono’s church for eight days before the return journey. For those eight days, as the statue remains within the church, the district celebrates with fairs and decorations line the streets.

It is amazing experience to witness these festivities and it is suggested that you hire a car to take you to Trastevere in Rome, which is the home for these annual celebrations known as Festa de Noantri. You can hire a car to take you around so that you can explore the festivities and much more.

Driving through the places in the region can be an awesome experience and Car Rental Italy provides car rentals at economical prices. You can hire a set of wheels of your choice from a fleet they have on offer, Economy, Compact or Minivans. You can also choose from various brands like Ford, Fiat, Opel, Hyundai or Mercedes.

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