Posts Tagged: Monastery Stays

My nights with the nuns

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

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… Read more »

Assisi – the hilltop heart of Italy

St Francis Basilica - Monastery Stays

Experience St. Francis’ famous hilltop town – rich in history, architecture, beautiful Umbrian food and stunning panoramas Monastery accommodation in Assisi Bed and breakfast from €30pp/n Sitting in the geographical center of Italy, Assisi is perched on the edge of the central Apennine Mountains, in the region of Umbria. Traditionally seen as a place of… Read more »

Cruising around Italy?

Cruising and Monastery Stays

Experience monastery accommodation when cruising around Italy Guest houses near cruise ports Twin share from €30pp/n Arriving into Italy on a cruise ship is a special experience. Slowly rolling into the Bay of Naples with Mount Vesuvius as your backdrop. Maneuvering into the cruise port on the western edge of Venice. Taking in the pristine… Read more »

Pistoia – The Capital of Culture

The perfect 2 day itinerary Pistoia Accommodation – experience authentic Pistoia with Monastery Stays Casa Maria Madre Della Chiesa Del Centro Comunitario (TOP102)Casalguidi-Cantagrillo Pistoia, Tuscany From €37.50pp/n If you love all things Tuscan, then you may well know Pistoia, but for those that come across this little town for the first time, it is a… Read more »

Travelling to Italy?

Experience a true slice of Italian life with Monastery StaysAccommodation in authentic Italian monastery & convent guest houses In the News! Don’t just take our word for it Check out this recent travel media featuring Monastery Stays A heavenly way to see Italy’s cities Monasteries and convents opening their doors to tourists. The Times, UK… Read more »

A heavenly way to see Italy’s cities

Monasteries and convents opening their doors to tourists Staying in a monastery or convent guest house in Italy – Monastery Stays – is a unique opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of mainstream hotels and experience Italy’s cities immersed in a hospitality tradition that has been around for 1500+ years. The Times recently took… Read more »

Cut Your Italian Holiday Costs

Cut your Italian holiday Costs - Monastery Stays on Great Destinations Radio Show

Stay With Monks And Nuns! Listen to our discussion on all things Monastery Stays How can this authentic accommodation experience can help cut your Italian holiday costs? Where are they located? What are they like? Shakespeare wrote the words “get thee to a nunnery”. That’s good advice if you want to half your Italian hotel… Read more »

Europe Convent

Europe / Italy Convent Accommodation

Check us out – we provide an easy to use online booking service. Europe Convent Europe Convent Europe Convent became a heavily used phrase with the publication in 2000 of Kevin Wright’s book – Europe’s Monastery and Convent Guesthouses. At the time it was the single largest resource ever compiled on Europe’s monastery and convent… Read more »