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Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
1. Easter. April 8th is Easter Sunday in 2012 and both Sunday and Monday are public holidays in Italy . Rome is a very religious city and home to the Vatican so it’s a special time here. The ...
One of the biggest holidays on the Italian and Catholic calendars is Easter, so it’s no surprise that Easter in Vatican City is a very big deal. Despite the fact that Easter often falls in what might ...
Written by Jessica, USA, March 2013
If St. Peter’s Basilica is the main draw of a trip to Vatican City, then St. Peter’s Square is the welcoming embrace inviting you in. The huge piazza in front of the enormous church is oval in ...
When in Rome, do as the Romans. And since the Aventine Keyhole is where the locals bring their friends to marvel over the splendor of Rome, you should not miss out. It’s just a little bit off the ...
Written by Jessica, USA, January 2013
The Vatican Museums are so immense that it’s been said that even if you spent a solid week inside you still wouldn’t see everything. Even the exquisite Raphael Rooms sometimes get short shrift ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Some people find it macabre and some find it a celebration of life on earth. The Capuchin order of Franciscan monks (whose crypt it is) consider it a homage and reminder of the swift passage of life ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
One of my all time favorite buildings in Rome is the Pantheon .
It’s not huge, it’s not flashy or complicated, it’s basically just one
big round room, but there is something about it that ...
Written by Jessica, USA, December 2012
For a tiny country, Vatican City certainly packs in an enormous list of things to see and do. Part of the reason for this is that some of their attractions are on top of other attractions – including ...
When you visit Vatican City you expect to be wowed by the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica .
You’d probably also guess that there’s a relatively heavy guarded
presence around for the ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
For a tiny city-state, Vatican City sure has a lot of amazing things to see and do. This is but one reason why booking a guided tour for your day at the Vatican is a good idea – but which tour ...
Easily the most famous and popular attraction in Vatican City is the Sistine Chapel, with its colorful ceiling frescoes and enormous altarpiece both painted by Michelangelo. Visitors unfamiliar with ...
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Doing what: Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, ...