A nun looks both ways in front of St Peter’s Basilica, in Rome

My nights with the nuns

A bed near the big city sights for £59? Our writer’s prayers were answered on an Italian convent stay in Venice and Rome

All over Italy, religious houses are opening their doors to visitors. Their offer is unique: the chance to sample a gentler pace of life, often staying in glorious, ancient buildings with a kindly bunch of monks and nuns…

You don’t have to be Catholic to stay — although you might feel an added resonance if you are. Visitors can simply use these lodgings as a brilliantly atmospheric, often super-central base to see a city from a different angle. They’re astonishingly good value, too…

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Looking for a unique place to stay in Venice, Rome or througout Italy?

A stay in a monastery or convent guest house offers a true traveling experience – a unique point of difference to the mainstream hotels that all start to seem the same.

Monastery or convent guest houses are found in some of the most sought-after locations, from Venice to Rome, nestled in the hills and along the coast. Guest houses with soul, offering a warm welcome and a true travel memory.

Monastery Stays
Why book with Monastery Stays
Well established and recommended across the travel media and guides to Italy, Monastery Stays is an innovative small organisation, established to provide a superior service for people wanting an authentic experience in Italy of staying in authentic, unique and value for money convent and monastery accommodation, showing warm hospitality to all travellers …more
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