Tag - Churches in Rome

April 2015

Michelangelo: The Divine one

 Did you know that Michelangelo Buonarotti was known as the ‘divine one’, during his lifetime? He was considered the greatest living artist in his lifetime, and has since been held as one of the greatest artists of all time. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, his versatility in the disciplines he took up was of such a high order [...]

Orvieto: Ideal day trip from Florence or Rome

Orvieto is an ideal day trip from Florence or Rome, as it’s reachable within one hour, has gorgeous countryside views, Luca Signorelli fresco masterpieces,  exquisite food and top notch wines. Orvieto’s fascinating underground tunnels carved out some 3,000 years ago by the Etruscans. In the heart of the town, there is an enchanting underground itinerary  made of caves rich in archaeological [...]

February 2015

Spanish Steps in Bloom

  The Spanish Steps definitely has to be one of the most beautiful meeting points in the Eternal City. The best time to see them is in May, when the Spanish steps are decorated with pink Azaleas. Here are ten facts about the Spanish Steps. 1. In the piazza, beside the steps, on the right, is the house where English poet John [...]

January 2015

Best Baroque monuments in Rome

Baroque marvels await you at every turn of the mind blowing maze that Rome is. But, where to begin? The best way to see Rome would be by booking a tour with Italy’s Best. In the meantime, here are some of our favourite Baroque monuments and masterpieces by Bernini, Borromini and Caravaggio.        Baroque is a period of artistic style [...]