Hidden Sights

Mediterranean Magic: The Best Towns to Visit on the Amalfi Coast

An enchanted land of picturesque towns perched on rugged cliffs, the jaw-dropping Amalfi coast is ...

Wed 11 May 2022

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Beyond Pompeii: Five Ancient Sites Near Naples You Need to Visit

Beyond Pompeii, there are a wealth of extraordinary ancient sites worth a visit in the Campania ...

Sat 30 Apr 2022

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Where to Stay on Lago Maggiore: The Towns of Italy’s Most Beautiful Lake

Find out where to stay on a visit to stunning Lago Maggiore with our guide to the most beautiful ...

Fri 11 Mar 2022

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London comes to Rome: Picturesque Piccola Londra in the Flaminio Quarter

Hidden away in a corner of northern Rome is a little slice of London in the Italian capital. Discove ...

Tue 18 Jan 2022

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The Buco della Serratura: Through the Keyhole of the Knights of Malta

Have you ever taken a peek through the keyhole of the Priory of the Knights of Malta? Find out why ...

Wed 07 Jul 2021

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Art Early Modern Gore: The Extraordinary Blood-Stained Frescoes of Santo Stefano Rotondo

Early Modern Gore: The Extraordinary Blood-Stained Frescoes of Santo Stefano Rotondo

Learn all about the bizarre, violent 16th-century frescoes in the Roman church of Santo Stefano ...

Wed 05 May 2021

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The Catacombs of Domitilla: Rome’s Eerie Underground Land of the Dead

The Catacombs of Domitilla conserve the secrets of the earliest Christians dating back to the 2nd ...

Thu 29 Apr 2021

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In Search of Roman Time: The Water Clock of Villa Borghese

Learn all about the fabulous water clock hidden away in leafy Villa Borghese, a magnificent 19th-cen ...

Fri 26 Feb 2021

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Campo de’ Fiori and the Sinister Shadow of Giordano Bruno

Discover the dark tale of the philosopher monk Giordano Bruno, burned to death for heresy in Campo ...

Wed 17 Feb 2021

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La Sedia del Diavolo: Myths and Legends behind Rome’s Mysterious Devil’s Chair

Unravel the fascinating story of one of Rome's most mysterious ancient ruins, known for centuries as ...

Fri 13 Nov 2020

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8 of the Best Places to See the Sunset in Rome

Rome is famously a city of hills - meaning there’s no shortage of panoramic vantage points from ...

Fri 15 Nov 2019

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Uncover the artistic secrets of a hidden Renaissance chapel in Rome

Some of Rome’s great artistic treasures are hard to miss – nobody arriving in the city is oblivi ...

Fri 02 Aug 2019

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