Vespa Village (Rome, September 2-4 2011)

Roman Holiday Vespa

One of the most famous movie moments ever shows Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn riding their Vespa through the Eternal City (photo © Wikipedia) and the picture has become emblematic for Rome itself.

Roman Holiday VespaFrom September 2 until September 4 the 1st international Vespa meeting of the city of Rome will take place. The meeting point is at the Vespa Club Tempo di Moto in the Casalotti area of Rome (Via di Casalotti, 91) and from here Vespa riders from all over Europe will visit the most scenic spots of the Italian capital, starting with the Janiculum Hill (saturday morning).

At the Vespa Village itself different models of the Vespa can be seen, including the green one that was used for the Roman holiday movie. It is 65 years ago that the first Vespa was presented in Rome.

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