The tomb of the emperors, a formidable fortress, a refuge, a prison, a papal residence and a papal treasury ... Among the Roman architectural sights, the Castle of Saint Angel is considered one of the most interesting buildings with a rich history, inextricably linked with the most important stages of the history of Rome in the new era.
Category: Cities of Italy
The northern coast of the Gulf of Naples is occupied for several kilometers by the mooring line, therefore, once in Naples even for several days, you should not miss the opportunity to make a small sea voyage to one of the nearby islands. Where and where you can go from Naples by ferry, we will tell in this article.
The capital of the Campania region is one of Italy's most controversial cities. The largest Italian city on the coast, Naples is a city of cuisine and contrasts, 1000 churches and ancient castles. Much less is written about Naples on the Internet than about Rome, Milan, Florence or Venice, and therefore BlogoItaliano prepared an overview of the route that you can see in Naples on your own in 1 day, which will help you better plan your trip to the city.
Located on the shores of the Gulf of the same name, Naples has incorporated many cultures and traditions that make it easy to distinguish Neapolitans from residents of other regions. This particular style is also reflected in the historical and cultural attractions concentrated in the city and its environs.
In the ratings of the best museums in Rome, the Borghese Gallery is consistently one of the first places. Thousands of travelers daily rush to the old villa, where among a huge number of masterpieces you can see such famous works as “Descent from the Cross” by Rubens, “David with the Head of Goliath” by Caravaggio, “The Lady with the Unicorn” by Raphael, as well as sculptures of the great Bernini.
Naples International Airport annually serves millions of passengers, and in order to get to your hotel or resort without interference, you need to immediately understand the interweaving of routes and directions. After all, Naples is not only one of the largest megacities and most beautiful cities in Italy, but also an important transport hub connecting the north and south of the country.
There are many reasons to visit Naples. And not only because Naples itself is a very remarkable city. So, Naples can serve as an excellent intermediate base for a trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum, on the Amalfi coast, the island of Capri, or just a point on the way to Sicily. Whatever the reason for visiting the capital of Campania for you personally, you should first find out how to get from Rome to Naples.
Which museums in Rome are worth seeing in the first place? In this article, BlogoItaliano has compiled for you the 7 most notable museums in Rome that are worth mapping your visit to the Eternal City. Immediately make a reservation that common attractions [for example, the Colosseum or the Roman Forum], as well as the Vatican Museums will remain outside the scope of this article.
BlogoItaliano continues a series of articles on Italy's most interesting places to buy tickets online. Having talked about Venice and Florence in previous posts, today the topic of our review is Sights of Rome. Since there are a lot of those in the Eternal City, we selected only the most interesting ones.
BlogoItaliano already mentioned in passing both the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill, on the slopes of which the emperors' palaces were once located. However, this topic is far from exhausted, and we decided to return to it in more detail. From this article you will learn about the history and the most interesting buildings of the Roman Forum, its opening hours, tickets and how best to organize your visit.
The Colosseum is the most recognizable symbol of Rome, and in 2007 it was even recognized as the second of the New Seven Wonders of the World, selected through SMS voting and online polls. At BlogoItaliano, it is not in vain that it is included in the list of the most interesting sights of Rome, and TOP places in Italy in general. So, expanding the theme of places that are especially worth seeing in Italy, BlogoItaliano decided to tell you more about the Colosseum in Rome, as well as how to purchase tickets to it, avoiding the queues.
Visiting Roman sights can cost a pretty penny, and long lines do not add inspiration, no matter how wonderful the award awaits. Therefore, Blogoitaliano decided to devote time to studying the question of what ways to save time and money exist for organizing interesting and eventful Roman vacations.
"One cannot but give praise to the Veronians for the way they support their amphitheater," Goethe wrote enthusiastically in September 1786, traveling around Italy. The amphitheater, meanwhile, was already nearly 1800 years old. Having survived two world wars, earthquakes and floods, the Arena di Verona to this day is in amazing safety.
BlogoItaliano already wrote earlier about how to get from Rome's airports to the city center, but many travelers settle near the Vatican, and the methods described earlier are less convenient for them. Therefore, we decided to devote separate material to the topic of how to get from the Fiumicino Airport to the Vatican most easily and without transfers.
The center of Rome is rich in attractions, like no other place in the world. From the abundance of remarkable places in the Eternal City, my eyes run wide. That is why BlogoItaliano has compiled a list of 12 of the most interesting places in the center of Rome so that you can easily get around the most important thing. And to make it easier for you to plan your trip, we marked all the most important places on the map, which you will also find in this article.
Milan is a city lavish on free pleasures for fans of art and cultural entertainment. Every first Sunday of the month, under the #DomenicalMuseo program, they are allowed here almost free of charge to almost all the main museums of the city [The Last Supper, of course, an exception]. But there are museums in Milan that you can get to for free almost always.
To see the everyday life of the Romans and feel the flavor of the Eternal City "to the fullest", it is worth going to one of the city markets. Whether it's a flea or a food market, there are many markets in Rome. Today BlogoItaliano has selected for you the 5 most remarkable markets of Rome, which you should definitely visit to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Eternal City, and at the same time bring home a visual or tasty reminder of the trip.
Milan knows how to be not only luxurious, but also generous. For several years now, there has been an agreement between several museums in Milan to open doors for certain people on certain days and hours (more details here). But in Milan there are many attractions, where you can get for free at almost any time of the day, or sometimes nights.
Getting from Milan to Paris (or in the opposite direction) is the most convenient, comfortable and profitable. The distance from Milan to Paris is about 850 km, and in this article BlogoItaliano prepared an overview of possible travel options, their pros and cons, as well as useful services that may be useful for organizing your trip.
If fate has thrown you to the northern capital of Italy, then the fresco of the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is worth a look. No wonder BlogoItaliano put it on the second line of the TOP list What to see in Milan. Another thing is that getting tickets to attend the Supper is almost impossible if you do not know where and when to look.
Milan is served by three airports - Malpensa, Linate and Bergamo. They accept both international and domestic flights, so it is easy to get to Milan both from abroad and from any other region of Italy. Flights at competitive prices can be found through the service Aviasales.ru, but for now we will tell you a few words about each of the airports, how to get from them to the city center and give links to detailed articles about transport to Milan for each of them.