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.
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Undoubtedly, the world is a different place to what it was last year. But as countries slowly come out of lockdown and something close to ‘normal’ life resumes, international travel is once again a possibility.
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 »
As Italy reopens, attractions across the country are starting to open their doors to the public for the first time in a few months. However, as these famous landmarks prepare to welcome you back, they have a responsibility to keep everyone safe.
Tour an underrated palace in stunning Venice When visiting Venice, most tourists flock to St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace or the island of Murano, there are however many other attractions in Venice waiting to be discovered. While plenty of visitors do step foot inside this exceptional palace, Ca’ Rezzonico still seems to be underrated…. Read more »
One of the most recognisable structures in the world, the Colosseum has stood in Rome for nearly two thousand years. Over time, gladiators have been replaced with tourists, making it one of the most popular destinations in Rome.
Take a look inside the world famous Basilica of St Francis! For the millions of people who flock to Assisi every year, a visit to the Basilica of St Francis is the number one attraction. Tourists and pilgrims alike stand in awe at the incredible artwork and solemn atmosphere of this holy site. While you… Read more »
Roam the magnificent Doge’s Palace without leaving your home! One of the highlights of Venice, the Doge’s Palace is steeped in history, full of breathtaking art and architecture. Now through Google Arts and Culture, you can take a virtual tour of this historic attraction! Starting in the Chamber of the Great Council (the ‘Sala del… Read more »
View the breathtaking dome of Florence’s famous duomo without leaving your seat! UPDATE, 26 MAY 2020: As Italy slowly begins to reopen, public access into the duomo has resumed. As such, the virtual tour is no longer available online. Instead, enjoy a virtual tour of the whole city of Florence with Google Arts and Culture!… Read more »
Experience the wonder of the Vatican Museums from the comfort of your own home! Want to experience the wonder of the Sistine Chapel from your lounge room? Take a virtual tour of the Vatican Museums! The official website of the Vatican Museums allows you to explore different rooms, wings and chapels of this world famous… Read more »