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.
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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.
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 »
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 »
Spend some time in Syracuse, soaking up history and atmosphere As we covered in part 1 of our Sicily road trip, Taormina is a town full of history with a wonderful monastery accommodation option. From here, we travel south to the stunning coastal city of Syracuse. The fourth largest city on the island, Syracuse has… Read more »
Experience the wonder of Sicily with a Monastery Stay in Taormina! The Mediterranean’s largest island, Sicily, is a sun drenched region with countless things to see and do. While many visitors to the island flock to Palermo (the capital of Sicily), Cefalu and the Greek ruins of Agrigento, the east coast has plenty to offer,… Read more »
Bella l’estate in Italia! Experience Italy at its best – when the weather is warm! When the weather warms up, Italy comes alive. Tourists from all over the world flock to see numerous attractions in all corners of the country, with the beautiful summer weather making these experiences all the more memorable. Temperatures in Italy… Read more »
Exploring the Vatican area – the City within the Eternal City Rome, with all its size, history and grandeur, is an awe-inspiring city. However, as we have covered in a previous post, the main attractions can be found in an area small enough that getting around to all of them is easy! So why not… Read more »
RMWorldTravel – America’s #1 Travel Radio Show reviews Monastery Stays Rudy Maxa’s World Travel discusses all things Monastery Stays Travel writer, broadcaster and global explorer Cash Peters shares his thoughts on staying at a monastery in Rome. What is the experience like? Open to all, bed & breakfast – secure, affordable and ideally located! Get… Read more »
To find convent accommodations, try an aggregator such as Monastery Stays Rick Steves Check out this great article from trusted travel author Rick Steves, highlighting the unique & special cultural experience of Monastery Stays! Amid the tangle of downtown Rome, convents can provide a restful oasis for weary travelers. Photograph credit: Rick Steves …Around Europe, particularly… Read more »