Posts Tagged: Venice

Venice from home – Doge’s Palace

Doge's Palace

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 »

Italy with Monastery Stays

Monastery Stays - Italy Accommodation

Experience a true slice of Italian life with accommodation in authentic Italian monastery & convent guest houses Spring is in the air… sunny summer days are not far away… landscapes of terracotta rooftops, captivating countryside and Mediterranean vistas await! Discover Italy and experience a true slice of Italian life with Monastery Stays. Bed and breakfast… Read more »

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 »