The Monastery Stays Blog

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Here you will find a collection of posts about all things Monastery Stays. We have years of knowledge around staying in monastery accommodation across Italy, Austria and Slovenia and look forward to sharing our insights and experiences with you.

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Recent Posts

Turin & Milan – cultural giants of the north

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Turin and Milan go hand-in-hand – two of the largest cities in Italy sitting so close to each other, both with long pasts that have shaped the history of Europe. Situated only one hour apart by direct train, why visit just one when you can easily split your time across both of these gems!

What’s it like staying in a monastery?

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Staying in a monastery is a unique cultural experience. A tried and tested form of accommodation for years, opting for a convent over a traditional hotel has many benefits.

Travel safe with Monastery Stays!

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Travelling overseas can be a daunting experience. Whether it’s your first trip or your tenth, travelling solo or with a group, there are so many things to think about and plan to ensure you get the best out of your time away.

Experience Venice as a local – introducing Cannaregio

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Live as a Venetian in fascinating Cannaregio Venice is one of the most famous and beautiful cities in Italy. A place where gondolas replace cars and canals replace streets. This enchanting island is a top choice for tourists around the world. While it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy, there are… Read more »

Sicily Roadtrip – Perfect Palermo

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So much to see and do in the Sicilian capital! On our Sicilian roadtrip, we have so far visited the east coast of the island, focusing on the history of Taormina and the lively atmosphere of Syracuse. We now find ourselves in Sicilian capital of Palermo, where our trip comes to an end. It’s time… Read more »