Europe, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places, Rome

Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican City

A visit to Rome wouldn’t be complete without a stop at Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica. The largest Christian church in the world, St. Peter's is filled with beautiful objects of art from some of the greatest artists of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Everywhere one looks there is art, including fabulous mosaics. Paintings… Continue reading Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican City

Europe, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places, Rome

Art Treasures of Rome—Michelangelo, Bernini, and Raphael, Oh My!

Love art? For hundreds of years, the Catholic church has been commissioning and collecting the world’s greatest works of art. A wealthy nation-state, Vatican City has untold riches within its walls—quite a bit of it that can be visited. Outside the papal state, visitors can enjoy the luxurious, fashion-forward area that runs from Piazza del… Continue reading Art Treasures of Rome—Michelangelo, Bernini, and Raphael, Oh My!