Posts By: Monastery Stays

Enjoying the Lago di Garda

The Garda Family House (VEC113)

A lake-side idyll Getaway to Castelletto di Brenzone, Lake Garda Lake Garda Accommodation Experience authentic Castelletto di Brenzone, Lake Gardawith Monastery Stays The Garda Family House (VEC113)Brenzone, Lake Garda, Veneto From €41.00pp/n As a lover of Italy, you will know that Il Bel Paese has something to offer all types of travellers. Castelletto di Brenzone… Read more »

Breakfast – ‘prima colazione’

Breakfast at Monastery Stays

Start your day with a traditional Italian breakfast Monastery Stays with an Italian Breakfast Bed & breakfast accommodation from €30pp/n Where are the eggs? Breakfast in Italy is a unique and delicious experience. You won’t find bacon and eggs – the ‘Full English’ or ‘American Breakfast’ is nowhere to be seen in the dining rooms… Read more »

Verona

Arena di Verona

Experience the beautiful city of Romeo e Giulietta Verona Accommodation – experience authentic Verona with Monastery Stays Istituto Don Bosco (VEV152)Verona, Veneto From €30pp/n Easily accessed by train from anywhere in Italy, Verona sits in a picturesque location on the Adige River, in northern Italy between Milan and Venice. With the Alps serving as a… Read more »

Pistoia – The Capital of Culture

The perfect 2 day itinerary Pistoia Accommodation – experience authentic Pistoia with Monastery Stays Casa Maria Madre Della Chiesa Del Centro Comunitario (TOP102)Casalguidi-Cantagrillo Pistoia, Tuscany From €37.50pp/n If you love all things Tuscan, then you may well know Pistoia, but for those that come across this little town for the first time, it is a… Read more »

Travelling to Italy?

Experience a true slice of Italian life with Monastery StaysAccommodation in authentic Italian monastery & convent guest houses In the News! Don’t just take our word for it Check out this recent travel media featuring Monastery Stays A heavenly way to see Italy’s cities Monasteries and convents opening their doors to tourists. The Times, UK… Read more »

A heavenly way to see Italy’s cities

Monasteries and convents opening their doors to tourists Staying in a monastery or convent guest house in Italy – Monastery Stays – is a unique opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of mainstream hotels and experience Italy’s cities immersed in a hospitality tradition that has been around for 1500+ years. The Times recently took… Read more »

Cut Your Italian Holiday Costs

Cut your Italian holiday Costs - Monastery Stays on Great Destinations Radio Show

Stay With Monks And Nuns! Listen to our discussion on all things Monastery Stays How can this authentic accommodation experience can help cut your Italian holiday costs? Where are they located? What are they like? Shakespeare wrote the words “get thee to a nunnery”. That’s good advice if you want to half your Italian hotel… Read more »

Vatican City​ – a photo essay

Vatican City​ – a photo essay. Photograph credit: Christian Sinibaldi

Behind the scenes in Vatican City A truly amazing set of images! Not much more can be said of this stunning photo essay, that takes you behind the scenes with rarely seen images of Vatican City, it’s inner workings and ceremony. Click below to check out The Guardian’s feature – ‘Pope Francis: b​ehind the scenes​… Read more »

Vicenza

Vicenza Piazza dei Signori

The perfect alternative to Venice Vicenza Accommodation – experience authentic Vicenza with Monastery Stays Albergo San Raffaele (VEV138)Vicenza, Veneto From €27pp/n Many of you may have heard of Vicenza, or been lucky enough to visit this gem in the Veneto region of Italy, for those that have not and are currently reaching for a map…… Read more »