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.
Easter season is one of the best times to visit Rome. Here’s how you can visit the Vatican virtually in 2021 and how you can plan your future visit.
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. Learn how to get tickets for Midnight Mass and how to prepare for the event.
Agnone, a small town in Italy’s central Molise region, is known for its medieval bell foundry and traditional religious processions.
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, depending on which documentation you read), he had completed his “End of the World” fresco cycle in what is now known as the…