Florence isn't the only city in Italy with a duomo.
Saint Lucifer was a bishop from Cagliari, Sardinia, who lived during the 4th century. His name sparks a lot of confusion.
The "smell of old churches" is that musty yet perfumed scent that is as much a part of Rome's allure as the city's ruins and restaurants.
The Piatto di Sant'Antonio Abate is a winter festival near Assisi that features a parade of horses and a blessing of animals.
Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Here's how to get tickets and prepare for Midnight Mass.
The Duomo is magnificent. But do you know what else to do in Milan? Here are three ideas for first time visitors to Milan.
Agnone, a small town in Italy's central Molise region, is known for its medieval bell foundry and traditional religious processions.
Michelangelo Buonarotti is most associated with Rome because of his masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel. But his work is all over the capital and it is well worth the effort to seek it out.
The church of San Biagio in Montepulciano, Tuscany, is considered one of prime examples of Renaissance architecture.
Beaches in Abruzzo don't get much press. They are far from most tourist sites. But that's exactly what makes them enjoyable. We had an opportunity - thanks to, of all things, a winning raffle ticket ...
Saint Valentine, a Christian bishop from Terni, Umbria, was martyred in Rome during the 3rd century AD. Learn more about his life, death, and legend.
With so many ancient structures in need of constant upkeep, Italy is no stranger to scaffolding. Venice's St. Mark's Basilica, in particular, is known for constantly being under repair. Since 1994, ...
Italy's bigger cities, especially Rome, have plenty of churches to please those with morbid fascinations for skulls, skeletons, and saintly relics. Taken together, these churches and their contents ...
Get to know the Milano Duomo, the most famous landmark in Milan.
Will Work For Wine: Luca Signorelli’s Orvieto Duomo Contract and His Intoxicating, Apocalyptic Fresco Cycle
In 1499, Tuscan artist Luca Signorelli signed a contract to paint two remaining sections of the Cappella Nuova (new chapel) of the Duomo in the Umbrian town of Orvieto. By 1502 (or 1504, ...
While hundreds wait in lines in the harsh sun to get into Saint Peter's, the Archbasilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, also known as the Cathedral of Rome, is practically empty. San Giovanni is the ...
La Pioggia di Petali di Rose, or the Rain of Rose Petals, brings religious Rome and ancient Rome together in a moving and colorful spectacle.
Help preserve the Gothic spires of the Milano Duomo via the Adopt a Spire initiative.