Category: Travel Ideas

Short notice? No worries!

Sorrento, Monastery Stays

Recently, we have noticed a lot of our guests have been booking Stays at short notice. Often with only one or two weeks from booking to arrival, we have been working hard to ensure our guests requirements are met as they prepare for their trip abroad.

Learn about the wine windows of Florence!

Florence, Monastery Stays

With thousands of years of history, Florence has many secrets. Behind the Renaissance art and architectural masterpieces which fill the city, there are hundreds of stories to be told. Perhaps one of the most relevant for today are the hundreds of wine windows, or buchette del vino, that abound in Florence.

5 top day trip destinations in Italy – Part 3

Paestum, Monastery Stays

Italy is perfectly set up for travellers to visit different towns in a day. While basing yourself in a larger city, take advantage of Italy’s exceptional train network and compact size to explore a nearby area, without the need to pack your bags!

5 top day trip destinations in Italy

Lucca, Monastery Stays

A day trip is a great way to break up your time in a city. It can be so rewarding to get away from the hustle and bustle of Rome to a small town with a slower pace. Simply jump on a train and head to a new experience for the day.

The path less travelled

San Gimignano, Monastery Stays

As countries begin to open their borders across Europe, travellers have the opportunity to experience Italy again. While you might be eager to experience all the sights of Rome, Florence or Venice, why not consider a stay in one the many ‘out of the way’ locations Italy has to offer?

Big cities, smaller crowds

Florence skyline

There’s no hiding from it – tourist numbers to Italy are undoubtedly down in 2020, for obvious reasons. But as the country recovers from a turbulent few months, attractions are open and the country is showing signs of life.

Guest houses are open and waiting for your return!

Grand Canal, Venice

Keeping you safe on your next trip to Italy With Italy beginning to reopen to guests, the hundreds of monasteries we work with are also starting to accept bookings once more. After a long few months, these venues are opening their doors, eagerly awaiting tourists and pilgrims to fill their rooms and experience their magnificent… Read more »