Posts Tagged: Budget Travel

Where to Stay in Rome?

Colosseum, Rome

Exploring the Colosseum area of the Eternal City The Italian capital has a population of over two and a half million people, making it one of the largest metropolitan areas in Europe. While Rome is a sprawling city, the area stretching from Vatican City, south-west to the Colosseum is where you will find many of… Read more »

Experience Austria + Italy with Monastery Stays

Austria Monastery Stays

Open the door to an authentic travel experience with BnB accommodation inmonastery & convent guest houses Monastery accommodation in Salzburg Bed & breakfast in the heart of the city! The hills are alive with the sound of music and now you can experience the wonders of Salzburg with Monastery Stays! The same authentic guest house… Read more »

Linger Longer in Florence

Florence Landscape

What to do when taking your time in Florence Monastery accommodation in Florence Bed and breakfast from €28pp/n While most people on holiday to Europe tend to spend a few days in each city they visit for the most varied experience, spending longer in one location can be an excellent experience. A town such as… Read more »

Florence Fast Tracked

Florence Ponte Vecchio

How to spend a few short days in Florence Monastery accommodation in Florence Bed and breakfast from €32pp/n One of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy, Florence boasts an impressive number of sights to visit. The city has a compact historic centre, which makes getting around on foot easy. Wander the cobblestone streets and… Read more »

My nights with the nuns

A nun looks both ways in front of St Peter’s Basilica, in Rome

A bed near the big city sights for £59? Our writer’s prayers were answered on an Italian convent stay in Venice and Rome All over Italy, religious houses are opening their doors to visitors. Their offer is unique: the chance to sample a gentler pace of life, often staying in glorious, ancient buildings with a… 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 »

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 »

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 »